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God’s Word:  A Lamp Unto Our Feet & Light Unto Our Path

Psalm 119:105 reads, Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. According to the Blue Letter Bible app (I have no idea if this app is anymore reliable about biblical history than others but it contains a list of probable dates of when each Psalm was written), this Psalm… Continue reading God’s Word:  A Lamp Unto Our Feet & Light Unto Our Path

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Romans 3:21-22

But now, apart from the law, the righteousness of God has been revealed, being testified about by the law and the prophets—22 that is, the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. So much has been said about Paul’s Letter to the Romans, what could I, a layperson, contribute to the… Continue reading Romans 3:21-22

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So Many Sins

For a period, I regretted my wife’s involvement with a hyper-Calvinist para-church organization on the basis that their (over) emphasis on sin was excessive and even potentially harmful.  *Disclaimer:  my wife is on the board of said organization and I’m happy that we generously give to it since it’s doing great gospel work regardless of… Continue reading So Many Sins

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Prophets

Were the prophets in the Old Testament happy about delivering the messages they were commissioned by Yahweh to give? Was Jesus stoked when he picked up the prophetic tradition and delivered hard messages to his most common opponents, the religious/political elites?  I would say the answer is no in both of those cases.  The prophets… Continue reading Prophets