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Andromeda and the Glory of God Rocked My World!

I came across a link that John Piper shared on facebook a few days ago. It affected me so much that I decided to do a blog post about it. On January 5, Nasa released an image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of our closest neighbor the Andromeda Galaxy. “The Hubble Space Telescope is powerful enough to resolve individual…

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Bible Study, Exegesis, Hermeneutics Series

Hermeneutics: Some Common Pitfalls

Last week I began our series on hermeneutics. Our goal is to study, not just read, God’s Word so that we can understand it, apply it, and therefore, be sanctified by the Holy Spirit’s work through the Word. Before we get started with the actual process it’s important to understand some of the pitfalls that are easy to fall into…

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Vocation: The Real Purpose Driven Life

With so much talk among Christian pastors and “leaders” today about purpose and meaning, taking risks and doing something radical for God, the “average, ordinary Christian life” seems to be a wasted life. “Certainly,” they say, “God doesn’t call His children to live a life that’s mundane and ordinary. He wants them to take risks, do great things, to live…

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Bible Study, Exegesis

Hermeneutics: What, How, Why, When, Where?

It’s important to start 2015 right. And for the believer that usually means a resolution to read more of the Bible. And it’s a good resolution. But how about a resolution, not only to read more of God’s Word, but to study it! Most people seem to be content with reading 3, or 4, or maybe even 5 chapters a…

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RJ Grunewald Interview on Vocation

Since I’ve been reading two books on the doctrine of vocation, one by Gene Veith called God at work, and the other by Gustaf Wingren called Luther On Vocation, I thought I’d repost this interview Steve and I did with RJ Grunewald from back in October of 2014. Posted with Blogsy