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Archives for August 2017

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Does God Want Me to Suffer?

Desiring God has provided us a with an excellent message excerpt by John Piper
What makes a person a theologian is not a college education, and not a seminary education, and sure not a doctorate. What makes a person a theologian is seeing things in the Bible and getting on their knees and thinking until they see harmony and unity coming together at ...

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Is Your Job a Living Sacrifice?

Desiring God provides us with a message excerpt from John Piper.
The aim ofRomans 12:12is that all of bodily life everything you do with your bodies all of life be worship. See that? "Present your bodies as living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship." The goal of these two verses is that you find the way of ...

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10 Things You Should Know about Dating

Crossway has provided this great article from Marshall Segal, whoserves as the executive assistant to John Piper and is a popular contributor to DesiringGod.org
1. Live on mission . . . and then find a spouse. Instead of making marriage your mission, make it God's global cause and the advance of the gospel where you are, and look ...

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Re-putting Our Hope in God's Steadfast Love

His delight is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man, but the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.Ps. 147:10-11 Heavenly Father, once again we come before you as repeat offenders--as those who suffer from doxological dementia, grace amnesia--gospel forgetfulne...

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How Can I Teach My Kids to Help at Home?

Crossway and author Courtney Reissiggive us Gospel-drenched thoughts on child-rearing. Work Doesn't Exist in Isolation We want to raise our children to see themselves as contributors to society, and whether they work inside the home or work outside the home, we want them to see that work is not about pay, it's about contribution. We're teaching our little image bearer...

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Where You Go I Will Go

Gospel-Centered Discipleship and Chelsea Vaughn provide us with an excellent article about thinking Biblically about transition.

I boarded the airplane feeling like such an adult. I was all alone and heading to a new city for an awesome job interview. My arms and legs were electrified with excitement. I had complete assurance in what God had planned for m...

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Ten Misconceptions About Practicing Hospitality

Tara Sing provides us with ten misconceptions about practicing hospitality Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. (1 Pet 4:9)Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality. (Rom 12:13) One of the marks of a Christian is practisinghospitality. Whenever it's mentioned in the New Testament,it is assumed as a staplepart of...

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10 Ways to Put Yourself Second

Very helpful and practical article from AllPro Dad! One of my favorite movies isIt's A Wonderful Life. The main character George Bailey, played by Jimmy Stewart, has dreams of leaving his small town and conquering the world. His desires for wealth and adventure, however, are consistently sacrificed in order to help people in need. As the years go by he puts himself second...

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