Monthly Archives: June 2017

Love… Translated

June 30 In our last time together, we talked about defining love. And about how it is absolutely essential for true Christian living (the fulfillment of the Law, thing). It is so tremendously important, that sometimes we can get the … Continue reading

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Love Defined

June 29 “Love is the fulfillment of the Law.” (Romans 13:10) If love is the fulfillment of the Law – and is at the heart of obedience to God, then we had better understand what love is. First, what love … Continue reading

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Obedience; part 2

June 28 We have been talking about obedience to God. And about how it is not contingent upon keeping a bunch of religious rules. But one of the things that is often troubling is the fact that, in the Old … Continue reading

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Obedience

June 27 Any serious look at the Scriptures leads us back to a principle that often gets confused. We cannot escape it: The Bible calls us to obedience. We are all commanded to obey God. This may be the reason … Continue reading

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Religion and Rules

June 26 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’ and ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Luke 10:27) I grew up in a church … Continue reading

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Christianity, Just Another Religion?

June 25 A couple of days ago I wrote that: “Christianity is not a religion (although it CAN be made into one).” Today’s thoughts are a follow-up to that thought. I cannot emphasize enough, the importance that Christian faith is … Continue reading

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What Others Think…

June 24 After a recent evening out, my wife and I decided to end our evening with some ice cream. We went to a very popular place and got in the ordering line. Since it was a warm evening, we … Continue reading

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