Category Archives: Following Christ

8 Identity Markers

Who am I? Why am I here? What should I do? Who do I serve? How should I live? Continue reading

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Life is often a winding and troubled road

The point of many biblical stories is to help us feel in our bones (not just know in our heads) that God is for us in strange turns of life. Continue reading

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All we need and more

So many titles for Jesus! Print the list and take one title each day to mediate on. Continue reading

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Our hope in life and death

Worship the God who breaks in on the natural order for us and our salvation!. Continue reading

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Profession vs. Possession of Salvation

It is questionable whether anyone who reasons, `Now that I am a Christian, I can live as I please’, has really been converted. Continue reading

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What is the gospel?

Gospel-centered living happens when three tenses are continuously kept in view… Continue reading

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Is repentance a one-time action?

I am always going into the far country, and always returning home as a prodigal, always saying, Father, forgive me, and You are always bringing forth the best robe. Continue reading

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When you feel deserted

Do you feel forsaken? Abandoned? Deserted? There is hope! Continue reading

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Two builders and a catastrophic storm

Sometimes a storm of crisis or calamity reveals what manner of person we are, for ‘true piety is not fully distinguished from its counterfeit till it comes to the trial’ Continue reading

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Silence, Solitude, and Secrecy

Do we need renewed commitment to silence, solitude, and secrecy? Continue reading

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