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The Weekly Fill (04/02/16)

Worth Reading  On My Shelf: Life and Books with Megan Hill “On My Shelf helps you get to know various writers through a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lives as readers.” The Non-Partisan Politics of Jesus “Sometimes a sermon can be polarizing. … Continue reading

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The Holiness of God part 4

Author’s note: This is the fourth, and last, post in a short series of posts dealing with The Holiness of God. You can read the first post here, the second post here, and the third post here. Now that we have looked at … Continue reading

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The Holiness of God part 3

Author’s note: This is the third post in a short series of posts dealing with The Holiness of God. You can read the first post here and the second post here. In the Bible, the picture of God’s holiness is twofold—transcendent and moral … Continue reading

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The Holiness of God part 2

Author’s note: This is the second post in a short series of posts dealing with The Holiness of God. You can read the first post here. Proper word study is the key to understanding the original meaning of a word the author … Continue reading

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The Holiness of God part 1

Author’s note: This is the first post in a short series of posts dealing with The Holiness of God. Introduction We are called to be holy by a holy God, but what does that mean? When Jesus says in Matthew 5:48 … Continue reading

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The Weekly Fill (03/19/16)

Worth Reading  The Spirit in the Old and New Testament “One of the great questions that has plagued theologians throughout church history is that which concerns the role of the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament by way of contrast with … Continue reading

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The Weekly Fill (03/12/16)

Worth Reading  Christians, Voting, and the Lesser of Two Evils “The apostle Paul taught that the sword of Caesar is given by God to commend good and punish evil (Rom. 13:1-5). The Bible addresses the limits of this role, recounting … Continue reading

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Faith Without Works is Dead: Exegetical Look at James 2:18-26 – Application

Author’s Note: This is the fourth and last post in a series on James 2:18-26. You can read the first post (Introduction) here, the second post (The Context) here and the third post (The Analysis of The Text) here. Thank you for reading! Application … Continue reading

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Faith Without Works is Dead: Exegetical Look at James 2:18-26 – The Analysis of the Text

Author’s Note: This is the second post in a series on James 2:18-26. You can read the first post (Introduction) here and the second post (The Context) here. Analysis of Text In James 2:18 he writes, “But someone will say, “You have … Continue reading

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Faith Without Works is Dead: Exegetical Look at James 2:18-26 – The Context

Author’s Note: This is the second post in a series on James 2:18-26. You can read the first post here. Context The letter of James was the earliest written epistle in the New Testament. Most scholars agree, although there are … Continue reading

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Faith Without Works is Dead: Intro to an Exegetical Look at James 2:18-26

Author’s Note: This is the first post in a series on James 2:18-26. Introduction The letter of James is arguably the most controversial letter of the New Testament. Martin Luther called the letter an “epistle of straw.”[1] However, he did … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (Update: The Last Post)

  The Daily Fill will no longer be a daily post. It is getting harder to find really good theologically solid material. Most bloggers are focused on the news and politics and that is what they end up writing about. … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (03/02/16)

  Quote of the Day “It was a common saying among the Puritans “Brown bread and the Gospel is good fare.” Matthew Henry Worth Reading A Prayer for Primary Day “Father we pray for a government that we acknowledge we … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (03/01/16)

  Quote of the Day “The reverence for the Scriptures is an element of civilization, for thus has the history of the world been preserved, and is preserved.” Ralph Wado Emerson Worth Reading Recovering an Emphasis on Prayer “How can … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/29/16)

Quote of the Day “The existence of the Bible, as a book for the people, is the greatest benefit which the human race has ever experienced. Every attempt to belittle it is a crime against humanity.” Immanuel Kant Worth Reading … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/27/16)

Quote of the Day “Don’t give up! Don’t get discouraged! I have read the end of the book! We win!” Desmond Tutu Worth Reading Word Studies 3 – The Process “Once you have identified a specific term that you want … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/26/16)

Quote of the Day “This Bible is for the Government of the People, by the People, for the People.” John Wycliffe Worth Reading Will Following Jesus Make You a Liberal? “Susie Meister has explained how studying religion made her a … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/25/16)

Quote of the Day “The Bibl grows more beautiful, as we grow in our understanding of it.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Worth Reading Is Worship an Emotional Experience – Or Does It Reveal Our Theology of God? “Can we truly … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/24/16)

Quote of the Day “Ours is an undisciplined age. The old disciplines are breaking down…Above all, the discipline of divine grace is derided as legalism or is entirely unknown to a generation that is largely illiterate in the Scriptures. We … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/23/16)

Quote of the Day “I never saw a fruit-bearing Christian who was not a student of the Bible.” D. L. Moody Worth Reading Socialism Is Evil “In a recent blog post I urged the biblical basis for the spirituality of … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/22/16)

Quote of the Day “I must confess to you that the majesty of the Scriptures astonishes me…” Jean-Jacques Rousseau Worth Reading What Is Zeal? “We all have some idea of what zeal is, for to a certain degree we are … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/20/16)

Quote of the Day “In the Old Testament the New is concealed, in the New Testament the Old is revealed.” St. Augustine of Hippo Worth Reading My Advice to Students–Van Pelt Shares Solid Languages Advice He Got and Wished He … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/19/16)

Quote of the Day “It is a great thing, this reading of Scriptures! For it is not possible to ever exhaust the mind of the Scriptures. It is a well that has no bottom.” John Chrysostom Worth Reading Why It … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/18/16)

Quote of the Day “The Pastor ought to have two voices: one, for gathering the sheep; and another, for warding off and driving away wolves and thieves. The Scripture supplies him with the means of doing both.” John Calvin Worth … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/16/16)

Quote of the Day “When a denomination begins to consider doctrine divisive, theology troublesome, and convictions inconvenient, consider that denomination on its way to a well-deserved death.” Albert Mohler Worth Reading Greek words with no English equivalent “I am currently … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/15/16)

Quote of the Day “So few grow, because so few study.” D. L. Moody Worth Reading 2 Minute Theology “There was a community service requirement for my high school, designed to make us well-rounded individuals, padding our college applications, and … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/13/16)

Quote of the Day “Most Christians stay within the sound of church and chapel bell, I would rather run a rescue shop within a yard of hell.” C. T. Studd Worth Reading What is Objectivity and Why is it Important … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/12/16)

Quote of the Day “‘Abraham believed God’ (Rom. 4:3), and said to his eyes, ‘Stand back!’ and to the laws of nature, ‘Hold your peace!’ and to an unbelieving heart, ‘Silence, you lying tempter!’ He simply ‘believed God.’” Joseph Parker … Continue reading

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God: Our Stronghold

Imagine you are traveling during biblical times, or you are a warrior in David’s army, you notice an overwhelming force coming at you. You see the army of your enemy coming down on you right where you are with such … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/11/16)

Quote of the Day “May my cry be always, Only Jesus! only Jesus!” Valley of Vision Worth Reading Albert Mohler’s lectures on Charles Spurgeon “The Spurgeon Center, led by Christian George, is a great resource for biblical preaching. Today and … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/10/16)

Quote of the Day “The messenger of Christ, though he speaks from God, must also, as the Quakers used to say, ‘speak to the condition’ of his hearers; otherwise he will speak a language known only to himself.” A. W. … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/09/16)

Quote of the Day The best commentary on the Bible is the life you lead.” Church Sign at the Chapel by the Sea Worth Reading On Defending the Unpopular “A few weeks ago, I found myself in Washington DC with … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/08/16)

Quote of the Day The best commentary on the Bible is the life you lead.” Church Sign at the Chapel by the Sea Worth Reading Is Paul’s apostolic call for God’s sake? (Rom 1:5) “One of the difficult tasks in … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/06/16)

Quote of the Day “The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or will be known in the world.” Charles Dickens Worth Reading Enjoy Your Prayer Life “This is not a new revelation but most of us … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/05/16)

Quote of the Day “The divorce revolution has done far more damage to marriage than same-sex marriage will ever do.” Albert Mohler Worth Reading Why 10 Translations May Be Better Than 1 Greek (or Hebrew) Bible “A clever and provocative … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/04/16)

Quote of the Day “As a shoemaker makes a shoe, and a tailor makes a coat, so ought a Christian to pray. Prayer is the daily business of a Christian.” Martin Luther Worth Reading The Big List of Notable Church … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/03/16)

Quote of the Day “I think the Psalms are like a mirror, in which one can see oneself and the movements of one’s own heart.” Athanasius Worth Reading Common Sense to the Rescue (James 3:7) “I came across an interesting … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/02/16)

Quote of the Day “Nobody ever outgrows Scripture; the book widens and deepens with our years.” C. H. Spurgeon Worth Reading What R. C. Sproul Said To Me That Changed My Life “I don’t talk to my favorite theologian everyday. … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/01/16)

Quote of the Day “I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws.” Psalm 119:30 Worth Reading The Most Dangerous Place On Earth by Steven Lawson “There is no more dangerous place to be … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/30/16)

Quote of the Day “The Holy Scriptures given by inspiration of God are of themselves sufficient to the discovery of the truth.” Athanasius Worth Reading Knowing Bible Verses Isn’t the Same As Knowing Your Bible. “I spoke a couple of … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/29/16)

Quote of the Day “When we ‘believe in the Bible,’ we mean that it is more than just intellectually true. We proclaim that it’s truth has life-changing implications.” R. C. Sproul Worth Reading A Prayer and a Plea “This will … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/28/16)

Quote of the Day “First, we can know the Bible is reliable because Jesus said it was reliable.” Norman Geisler Worth Reading Lloyd-Jones: Believer or Unbeliever Is Not the Point of Romans 7 “Martyn Lloyd-Jones began his sermons on Romans … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/27/16)

Quote of the Day “Ignorance of Scripture is Ignorance of Christ.” St. Jerome Worth Reading The Great Ebook Battle of 2016 “Tim Challies is selling his library and ‘going all-in’ with Ebooks. Meanwhile, Michael Hyatt has announced he is shelving his Kindle and … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/26/16)

Quote of the Day “In the Old Testament, we have Jesus predicted. In the Gospels we have Jesus revealed. In the Acts, we have Jesus preached. In the Epistles, we have Jesus explained. In the revelation we have Jesus expected.” … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/25/16)

Quote of the Day “The Bible sanctifies and molds the mind into the image of Christ.” C. H. Spurgeon Worth Reading What Shall We Call the Unborn? “If the entity is a living thing, is it not a life? If … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/23/16)

Quote of the Day “Every word of the Bible rings with Christ.” Martin Luther Worth Reading The Religious Problem with American Politics “The year 2015, as much as any other in recent memory, has put on full display the dysfunctional, … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/22/16)

Quote of the Day “As we spend time reading, applying, and obeying our Bibles, the Spirit of Truth Who is also the Spirit of Jesus increasingly reveals Jesus to us.” Anne Graham Lotz Worth Reading How a 29-Year-Old G. K. … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/21/16)

Kindle Books Kindle deals will no longer be a part of “The Daily Fill.” Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Free stuff will no longer be a part of “The Daily Fill.” Quote of the Day “…God’s Word, which is all about Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/20/16)

Kindle Books Kindle deals will no longer be a part of “The Daily Fill.” Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Free stuff will no longer be a part of “The Daily Fill.” Quote of the Day “Our Lord Jesus Christ, the word of God, … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (01/19/16)

Kindle Books There will not be any more kindle deals as part of “The Daily Fill.” Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff There will not be any more free stuff as part of “The Daily Fill.” Quote of the Day “We must hear … Continue reading

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The Church’s Mission in the Social Gospel

Author’s Note: This is the last post in a short series on the Nature and Mission of the Church. You can read the other two posts of the series here and here. Thank you for reading! The social gospel came … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/16/16)

Kindle Books The Law of Kindness by Mary Beeke (1.99); Hero of Heroes: Seeing Christ in the Beatitudes by Iain M. Duguid (1.99); Martin Luther: A Guided Tour of His Life and Thought (Guided Tour of Church History) by Stephen J. Nichols (1.99); Tributes to John Calvin: A Celebration … Continue reading

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The Church’s Mission in Liberation Theology

Author’s Note: This is the second post in a short series on The Nature and Mission of the Church. You can read the first post in this series by clicking here.   In liberation theology the focus is not on sins … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/16/16)

Kindle Books No kindle deals today. Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free audio book of the month is Common English Bible Logos Bible Software free book of the month is The JPS Torah Commentary: Exodus Quote of the Day “This reciprocal testimony … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/14/16)

Kindle Books Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God’s Design for Marriage by Sean McDowell (1.99); Still Growing: An Autobiography by Kirk Cameron (1.99); Preaching: The Art of Narrative Exposition by Calvin Miller (1.99); Praying the Light: Unfolding the rich intercession of the Bible by Andrew Case (0.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/14/16)

Kindle Books The Most Misused Verses in the Bible,Surprising Ways God’s Word Is Misunderstood by Eric J. Bargerhuff (1.99); Perspectives on the Extent of the Atonement: 3 Views by Andrew David Naselli (0.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free audio book of the month is … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/13/16)

Kindle Books Jesus Outside the Lines: A Way Forward for Those Who Are Tired of Taking Sides by Scott Sauls (2.99); ‘Til We Meet Again: A Memoir of Love and War by Ray Whipps (2.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free audio book of the … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/12/16)

Kindle Books Forgotten Songs by Ray Van Neste (2.99); Introducing the New Testament by Joe Blair (0.99); Bonhoeffer Speaks Today: Following Jesus at all Costs by Mark Devine (2.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free audio book of the month is Common English Bible Logos Bible Software free … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/11/16)

Kindle Books Just one kindle deal today… A Year with C. S. Lewis by C. S. Lewis (1.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free audio book of the month is Common English Bible Logos Bible Software free book of the month is The … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/09/16)

Kindle Books Running on Empty: The Gospel for Women in Ministry by Barbara Bancroft (1.99); Heart of the Matter: Daily Reflections for Changing Hearts and Lives by New Growth Press (1.99); When Your Husband Is Addicted to Pornography: Healing Your Wounded Heart by Vicki Tiede (1.99) Amazon Disclaimer  … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/08/16)

Kindle Books Pleasing God: Discovering the Meaning and Importance of Sanctification by R. C. Sproul (0.99); What Happens After I Die? by Michael Allen Rogers (2.99); A Shelter in the Time of Storm: Meditations on God and Trouble by Paul David Tripp (4.99);  Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/07/16)

Kindle Books Theology of the Reformers by Timothy George (5.25); Let Me Be a Woman by Elisabeth Elliot (5.03); Saving Grace: Daily Devotions from Jack Miller by C. John Miller (1.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free audio book of the month is Common English Bible Logos Bible … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/06/16)

Kindle Books Standing Strong: How to Resist the Enemy of Your Soul by John MacArthur Jr. (0.99); Recovering Redemption: A Gospel Saturated Perspective on How to Change by Matt Chandler (2.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free audio book of the month is Common English … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/05/16)

Kindle Books What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done by Matthew Aaron Perman (2.99); Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World by Michael Horton (2.99); NKJV, The MacArthur Study Bible by John F. MacArthur (3.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/04/16)

Kindle Books  Church History in Plain Language: Fourth Edition by Dr. Bruce L. Shelley (4.99); Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship by John F. MacArthur (2.99); Politics – According to the Bible: A Comprehensive Resource for Understanding Modern Political Issues … Continue reading

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Upward To Heaven!

 “We should never be content to rest in the mists of the valley when the summit of Mount Tabor awaits us. How pure is the dew of the hills, how fresh is the mountain air, how rich the food and … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (01/02/16)

Kindle Books The John MacArthur Collection Volume 2: Divine Design, Saved without a Doubt, The Power of Suffering by Jr., John MacArthur (3.82); Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men Whole by Eric Mason (2.99) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com free audio book of the … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (12/31/15)

Kindle Books True Repentance by Thomas Boston (0.99); The Glory of Heaven (Second Edition): The Truth about Heaven, Angels, and Eternal Life by John MacArthur (2.99); Ethics for a Brave New World, Second Edition by John S. Feinberg (6.49) Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Christianaudio.com has a free audio … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (12/30/15)

Kindle Books  Going Beyond the Five Points: Pursuing a More Comprehensive Reformation by Rob Ventura (2.99); The Illustrated Life Of Paul by Charles L Quarles (2.99); All That Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us by Stan Guthrie (1.99); Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide by … Continue reading

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Setting The Record Straight

Author’s Note: This is the fourth and last post in a short series on Fundamentalism. In 1925, John Thomas Scope, a biology teacher, was brought to trial in Dayton, Tennessee, for teaching evolution in his classroom. The trial was to … Continue reading

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Daily Fill (12/29/15)

Kindle Books Help My Unbelief: Why Doubt Is Not the Enemy of Faith by Barnabas Piper (3.99); Found: God’s Peace: Experience True Freedom from Anxiety in Every Circumstance by John MacArthur Jr. (0.99); Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit by Francis Chan (3.99); Erasing Hell: … Continue reading

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Good Soldiers Of Faith

Author’s Note: This is the third post in a short series on Fundamentalism. The war on the Bible and the “faith of our fathers”[1] came on the shoulders of worldly forces that included “humanism, critical theology, and new studies in … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/28/15)

Kindle Books Saving Grace: Daily Devotions from Jack Miller by C. John Miller (1.99); Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes by Nancy Pearcey (3.99); Pleasing God: Discovering the Meaning and Importance of Sanctification (Classic Theology) by R. C. Sproul (0.99); Get Real: Sharing … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/26/15)

Kindle Books No Kindle Deals With Today’s Post Amazon Disclaimer  Free Stuff Logos Bible Software is giving away their free book of November The New Testament Library Series: Ephesians all month long, and a free book everyday during advent.  Click to … Continue reading

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For His Glory Update

The Leadership Principles from the Bible posts have been discontinued. I may pick it up again in the future but for now I have to stop this series. The same goes for the Sermonette posts. It looks like next year … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/24/15)

Kindle Books Basic Christianity by John R. W. Stott (4.99); Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Two Book Set (Christian Origins and the Question of God 4) by N. T. Wright (7.99); Lectures on Calvinism by Abraham Kuyper (5.65); What Are the Dead Sea Scrolls and Why Do They … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/23/15)

Kindle Books The Illustrated Life Of Paul by Charles L Quarles (2.99); Breaking the Missional Code: Your Church Can Become a Missionary in Your Community by David Putman (0.99); Perspectives on the Extent of the Atonement: 3 Views by Andrew David Naselli (2.99); Learn to Read New Testament Greek by … Continue reading

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Southern Baptist’s Most Famous Missionary: Lottie Moon

Lottie Moon is the “Southern Baptist’s most famous missionary” and I thought that I would share some facts about her life: Her real name was Charlotte Diggs Moon. Lottie was born in 1840 in a devout Christian home but she … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/22/15)

Kindle Books I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist by Norman L. Geisler (5.99); Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity by Tim Challies (5.99); The BE Series Bundle: The Gospels: Be Loyal, Be Diligent, Be Compassionate, Be Courageous, Be Alive, … Continue reading

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What Is Fundamentalism?

Author’s Note: This is the second post in a short series on Fundamentallism.   Another war erupted after the First World War—a war to reaffirm orthodox Christianity and to defend it against liberal theology, German higher criticism, Darwinism, and other … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/21/15)

Kindle Deals A Shelter in the Time of Storm: Meditations on God and Trouble by Paul David Tripp (2.99); Justified by Faith Alone by R. C. Sproul (4.99); Adoption: What Joseph of Nazareth Can Teach Us about This Countercultural Choice by Russell D. Moore (5.49); Don’t … Continue reading

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Fundamentalist Christianity

This is the first post in a short series about Fundamentalist Christianity. When it comes to defending the orthodox faith of Christianity, the rise of fundamentalism really is the rise of Scriptural truth. Students of Christian history cannot help but … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/19/15)

Kindle Deals Relentless Pursuit: God’s Love of Outsiders Including the Outsider in All of Us by Ken Gire (0.99); The World of Jesus: Making Sense of the People and Places of Jesus’ Day by Dr. William H. Marty (0.99); The Disciplined Life by Calvin Miller … Continue reading

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Prepare The Way: Luke 3:1-6

In this post I’m taking a look at Luke 3:1-6. In verse one, Luke’s accurate dating of secular rulers shows us that this Gospel can be trusted as a true account of the life of Jesus and His ministry. The … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/18/15)

Kindle Deals When the Darkness Will Not Lift: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God: Doing What We Can While We Wait for God–and Joy by John Piper (2.99); A Shelter in the Time of Storm: Meditations on God … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/17/15)

Kindle Deals Why Christ Came: 31 Meditations on the Incarnation by Joel R. Beeke and William Boekestein (0.99); Wisdom & Wonder: Common Grace in Science & Art by Abraham Kuyper (0.99); The Ways of God: How God Reveals Himself Before a Watching World by Henry Blackaby … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/16/15)

Kindle Deals Planting Missional Churches by Ed Stetzer (0.99); The Great Awakening: A History of the Revival of Religion in the time of Edwards and Whitefield by Joseph Tracy (0.99); The Didache by the Twelve Apostles Early Christians (0.99); Disciples That Make Disciples: Twelve Lessons … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/15/15)

Kindle Deals I Am a Church Member: Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference by Tham S. Rainer (0.99); City of God by St. Augustine of Hippo (0.99); The Seven Ecumenical Councils by Henry R. Percival and Phillip Schaff (0.99); Early History of the Christian Church: … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Birthdate

Most people believe that Jesus was born 1 AD. However, things are not that simple. The Bible records Jesus’ birth around the later time of Herod’s reign (Matt 2:1 and Luke 1:5).  Josephus says that there was an eclipse not … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/12/15)

Kindle Deals Recovering the Reformed Confession: Our Theology, Piety, and Practice by R. Scott Clark (0.99); Salvation by Grace: The Case for Effectual Calling and Regeneration by Matthew M. Barrett (0.99); Lectures To My Students by Charles Spurgeon (0.99); An Introduction to Covenant Theology by J.I. Packer … Continue reading

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Battle Scars

As for me, my life has already been poured out as an offering to God. The time of my death is near. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful. And now … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/12/15)

Kindle Deals The Theology of C.S. Lewis by Kevin Livermore (0.99); Man: The Dwelling Place of God by A.W. Tozer (0.99);  The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton (0.99); Humility by Andrew Murray (0.99); Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity by Tim Challies (5.99) Amazon … Continue reading

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Sermonette: Watchful! Luke 21:36

These sermonettes are designed to be short and to the point.  “But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/11/15)

Kindle Deals I Dare You Not to Bore Me with the Bible by Michael S. Heiser (0.99); The Necessity of Prayer by E.M. Bounds (0.99); Communion With God by John Owen (0.99); Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God by Jonathan Edwards (0.99); Six books … Continue reading

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GOD WILL FIX THIS! You can take that to the bank.

Since the terrorist shooting in San Bernadino, CA, I have read several articles and blog posts in reply to the New York Daily News front page headline “God isn’t fixing this!” I am sure that by now everybody has seen … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/10/15)

Kindle Deals  The Theology of C.S. Lewis by Kevin Livermore (0.99); Summa Theologica by Thomas Aquinas (0.99); Man: The Dwelling Place of God by A. W. Tozer (0.99); Freedom Of The Will by Jonathan Edwards (0.99);  Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin (0.99) Amazon Disclaimer Free … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/09/15)

Kindle Deals Taking a Stand for the Bible: Today’s Leading Experts Answer Critical Questions About God’s Word by John Ankerberg and Dillon Burroughs (2.99); The Obedience of a Christian Man by William Tyndale (0.99); What Did Jesus Really Mean When … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/08/15)

Kindle Deals Literary Criticism of the Old Testament by Norman C. Habel (3.99); Paul and His Letters by Leander E. Kekc (3.99); I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist by Norman L. Geisler and Frank Turek (5.98); Against the … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/07/15)

Kindle Deals Threat of Life: Sermons on Pain, Power, and Weakness by Walter Brueggemann (3.99); Texts Under Negotiation: The Bible and Postmodern Imagination by Walter Brueggemann (3.99); The Fiery Throne: The Prophets and Old Testament Theology by Walther Zimmerli (3.99); … Continue reading

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Dear Disciple, (12/05/15)

Kindle Deals The Future of Faith by Harvey Cox (4.49); Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright (3.99); Wisdom and Witness by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (3.99); Psalms: The Prayer Book of the Bible by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (3.99); The Psalms and The Life of … Continue reading

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