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Stop Serving God. Just Stop.

July 5, 2012

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Seven months. Phew.  I’m still touched by how many of you subscribe and comment. You encourage me. May you continue to grow in the Lord. Call & Response I’ve never met a Christian who didn’t want to serve God. It’s built into us. He saved us. Serving God […]

“The Kingdom of the Heavens”

November 21, 2010

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In the whole Bible, there are only two basic ministries: the priesthood and the kingship. The priesthood was given to Levi, and the kingship was given to Judah. In the Gospels, again we have only two ministries. The first was of John the Baptist, a decedent of a priest and from the tribe of Levi. […]

What’s John doing here?

November 19, 2010

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The entire Bible is about one Person: Christ. The Old Testament points forward to Christ in stories and types and the New Testament reveals Christ openly and clearly. However, before Christ came, someone else needed to come: John the Baptist. This is the first striking figure in the New Testament. But why did Christ need […]

The Birthright (1)

November 3, 2010

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It used to be that when I would start to read the book of Matthew, I would either skip over the genealogy of Jesus in Chapter 1 or just dutifully plow through it like a martyr. And I suspect that I’m not the only one that does this. I mean, its hard to get anything […]