Tag Archives: Jesus

Easter and Evil

We are all familiar with the story of Christ’s death and resurrection. But several things jumped out at me as I considered the Easter story again this year in the run-up to Holy Week. These are observations I had not … Continue reading

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Building Intimacy With Christ

We recently moved to a retirement community in suburban Chicago. It is a lifestyle entirely unlike any other we have ever experienced. Since everyone is from the same generation, we share many of the same values. Tastes in music run … Continue reading

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Salvation Is Not By Choice

We live in an American Christian culture that places a premium on decision making. We have a proud heritage of individual rights bestowed by our founding fathers that enshrines freedom as the defining feature of our government. We carry this … Continue reading

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Seeing Scripture Through New Spectacles

Just think of Reformed Theology as a pair of glasses that corrects vision from blurry to sharp when reading Scripture. Continue reading

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The Great Therapist in the Sky

God saves us ultimately not for our benefit, but for His. Continue reading

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Does ‘Making a Decision for Christ’ Mean You Are ‘Born Again’?

The pastor of our church has a gift for evangelism and has inculcated an evangelistic spirit into the congregation. The type of evangelism they practice is what I call ‘decision based.’ It involves getting the seeker to respond to a … Continue reading

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The Twelfth Imam and the Return of Christ

It is considered poor form in our day to discuss religion or politics in polite company. Another topic that is off limits for many Christians isĀ  speculation on the timing of Christ’s return. There have been so many predictions that … Continue reading

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