Category Archives: Wisdom

Should we obey Old Testament Law?

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
How should believers in Christ relate to OT Law? In reading various viewpoints, I kept returning to Matthew 5:17-20 where our Lord taught that he has fulfilled the law and yet strongly affirmed the enduring validity and applicability…

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Two Scriptures

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
I woke up this morning reflecting on the power of Scripture. I often think, “If I could get my life around just one verse (and I could choose many), it could radically trnasform me. Two verses of Scripture come…

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Is being good enough?

Salvation is a gift. Faith is a gift. Grace is a gift. Jesus is a gift. It’s all God’s work from start to finish. Continue reading

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Un-sanitized Worship

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
If we wanted to shock people or find ourselves called before the Church board for questioning, let your public worship and prayers echo what we find in the Psalms. Unlike the stoic legalist, or safe Churchman,…

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Surprised by trials

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
These Inward Trials, by John Newton I asked the Lord, that I might grow In faith, and love, and every grace; Might more of His salvation know, And seek more earnestly His face. I hoped that in…

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Tonight I renew my repentance

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
“My Father, if Your mercy had boundaries, where would be my refuge from just wrath? But Your love for me in Christ is without measure. Thus, I present myself to You with sins of commission and omission, against…

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Encouragement from Jonathan Edwards

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“Now, it is for the abundant comfort of believers, that their own Redeemer is appointed to be their judge. That the same person who spilled his blood for them has the determination of their state left…

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Basics on prayer

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
A. The priority of prayer Prayer is a reverent response to the God who reveals Himself. He initiates; we respond. It would be difficult to overstate the importance of prayer. It is through prayer that we…

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Angels – fact and fiction

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
I’ve never had an encounter with an angelic being. I’ve never attended an angel awareness seminar. I have read books about angels – and there are so many!  Billy Graham’s, Angels, published prior to the wave…

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Do you think they are worse sinners?

Do people encounter a fates in this life (whether good or bad) based on actions in a former life? How should we read the outcomes when people are senselessly murdered or seemingly victims of being in the wrong place at the wrong time? Continue reading

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