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The Purpose of Good Works

“So, what exactly is the purpose of good works in the Christian life?”   1) Is it to gain a right standing before God or be accepted by Him? Is it to try and appease His infinite, holy, and just … Continue reading

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For Everything There is a Season

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die…” – Ecclesiastes 3.1-2a I feel like God has been allowing me to live the reality of these verses over … Continue reading

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Great Prayer Points for Parents

My husband referred this blog post to me almost a year ago and I have been so blessed by it. I have since printed it off and keep it in my daily reading Bible to pray through for my own … Continue reading

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Tikvah = HOPE (Update #5)

We are so grateful to be able to report that Tikvah Hadassah Kirkland was born on Friday, October 28, 2011. After about 2 hours of active labor and 2 pushes, she entered into the world weighing 7 lbs., 13 oz. … Continue reading

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Tikvah = HOPE (update #4)

Scheduled to arrive this Thursday, October 27, 2011 (by inducement), we are looking forward to discovering how our great God is going to answer all the prayers and petitions that have gone up on behalf of little Tikvah Hadassah Kirkland. … Continue reading

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God is an end in Himself

After being convicted recently about my lack of consumption with God’s glory (namely, His personhood), my husband wisely pointed me to one of his theology books, Christian Theology by Millard Erickson. Skipping straight to the section on “What God is … Continue reading

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Are You Suffering from the Departure of God’s Arrangements?

“And what is one of the chief causes of hindrance? What is it that in these times so often prevents the child of God from “taking heed” unto himself? This: he is far to much engrossed in attempting to “take … Continue reading

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When was the last time your faith turned into wonder?

In speaking of the believer’s knowledge of God, Bavinck writes: “Their faith turns into wonder; knowledge terminates in adoration; and their confession becomes a song of praise and thanksgiving. Of this kind, too, is the knowledge of God theology aims … Continue reading

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Do you hold confidence in the flesh?

“The flesh “profiteth nothing.” The flesh has no part in the works of God. All fleshly activities amount to nothing where the regeneration of dead sinners is concerned. Neither the logical arguments advanced by the mind, hypnotic powers brought to … Continue reading

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Pain

  “‘Unbearable,’ did I say? I take it back, Lord; Forgive me for staining my lips with the world’s language. What I mean is it hurts—it hurts a lot, and I am having difficulty bearing up. But I know You … Continue reading

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