Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lest, Perhaps, Paul had Run in Vain

And I went up by revelation; and I laid before them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately before them who were of repute, lest by any means I should be running, or had run, in vain. … Continue reading

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The Potter and the Clay

The one who stiffens his neck after numerous rebukes will suddenly be destroyed without remedy. (Proverbs 29:1) This proverb came to my thinking recently, maybe in the context of me not “stiffening my neck” so much, but I don’t know. … Continue reading

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I had a discovery tonight. There is a very popular line within Christendom which I don’t like and I believe is wrong-headed and faithless. My own pastor uses it fairly frequently. It is: Pray as if everything depends on God … Continue reading

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Professional Apologists

A few months back, I was in a conversation which was started by someone quoting Do not give what is holy to dogs or throw your pearls before pigs; otherwise they will trample them under their feet and turn around … Continue reading

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