Hope for Foolish and Darkened Hearts
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Hope for Foolish and Darkened Hearts

Arguing for the truth of God’s word is made that much easier when the pagans are gracious enough to do the heavy lifting. In Romans 1:18-32 the apostle Paul describes for us the sequence of degradation experienced a society that has rejected the Creator. As I read the daily headlines, I am always reminded of…

A Letter to My Sons About Race
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A Letter to My Sons About Race

The other day, around the dinner table, I had a talk with my boys about race. Here, in the form of a letter to them, is the gist of our conversation. Dear Michael and Nathanael, The time has come, I think, to talk to you about race. I really wish the world were in a…

James 1:25 – The Sons of Liberty
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James 1:25 – The Sons of Liberty

But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does. Our American culture has given us, over the years, a warped definition of the word “liberty”. I’m convinced that, were…

The Three-Headed Monster that Killed Thanksgiving
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The Three-Headed Monster that Killed Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is dead. For all practical purposes, as a time when society as a whole pauses to thank God for His manifold blessings, it does not exist. And it didn’t die of natural causes either. It was brutally murdered by a three-headed beast which, by the way, is also killing society as a whole. Thanksgiving…

James 1:21 – Stop Listening to Your Heart!
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James 1:21 – Stop Listening to Your Heart!

Therefore lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. When I was small, I remember getting so frustrated with life that I informed my parents I would soon be running away from home. My Dad, most likely suppressing a hearty chuckle,…