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Category Archives: The Resolution
With my first post of 2008, I laid out my New Year’s resolution: to do only those things that were compelled by the love of Christ. With 2 Corinthians 5 as my motivation, my goal for the year was to … Continue reading
I came across a verse in my study today that I’ve never fully absorbed before. But it was one that especially resonated with me. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that … Continue reading
In The Jesus Creed, Scot McKnight challenges his readers to pray / recite the Jesus Creed every morning and every evening for 30 days. The Jesus Creed comes from Mark 12:28-31 where Jesus is asked which commandment is the most … Continue reading
There’s this guy that owes me thirty bucks. I “loaned” him some money a few years ago on the promise that he’d pay me back the next week. That never happened and now, years later, I’ve pretty much resigned myself … Continue reading
So I’m two months in on this resolution to try and live out the love of Christ. Some of you have asked how that’s going. I think I can illustrate with two examples from this week. On Tuesday, I was … Continue reading
I hung up on a telemarketer last night. I could tell as soon as I answered the phone that it was a telemarketer. I could hear the sounds of phones ringing and other people talking in the background as soon … Continue reading
In my quest to be compelled by the love of Christ in 2008, I’ve started collecting quotes that reflect the magnitude of this love. Here’s one of the most haunting ones I’ve come across. I really hope this isn’t true. … Continue reading
Terrence Fretheim, in his book The Pentateuch, makes some interesting observations regarding the rhetorical features of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. In addition to the portrait of God as Creator, Law-Giver, Judge, and Savior, an entirely relational … Continue reading