Category Archives: 2 Corinthians 5

Love First: Compelled

On October 25, 2013, British explorer Ben Saunders and his fellow adventurer Tarka L’Herpiniere set out to retrace one of the most ambitious and dangerous polar expeditions of all time. In 1912, British explorer Robert Falcon Scott attempted to journey … Continue reading

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Love First: Missional

What does God desire of us? What does He want from His people? In Scripture, we see that our God is a God of mission. He is a missionary God, sending His own Son into the world for our sake. … Continue reading

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The Culture Wars and Engaged Alienation

(Note: this is part of a series of posts based on some of the things I’m currently reading and reflecting on. Click here for part one.) For most of our nation’s history, a Judeo-Christian worldview could simply be assumed. You … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 5: The Love of Christ Compels Me

Reading for Monday, Sept 24: 2 Cor 5 This is absolutely my favorite chapter in the Bible. Which means I’ll have to work really hard to keep this from being a massively long post! Paul’s comments about the ministry of … Continue reading

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Luke 12

Reading for Tuesday, March 20: Luke 12 Jesus continues to expand our definition of discipleship with His teaching in this chapter. We might outline the chapter this way: vv1-3: Disciples are authentic (contrasted by the hypocrisy of the Pharisees) vv4-7: … Continue reading

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Live Like Jesus, Love Like Jesus

Last Sunday night, one of our elders, Denton Kimbrough, led a prayer in our worship assembly and he used a phrase that immediately struck me. He prayed: Lord, help us to live like Jesus…and help us to love like Jesus. … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount 16

21 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ 22But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable … Continue reading

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