Category Archives: Theology

Desperate

As Jesus went, the people pressed around him. And there was a woman who had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and though she had spent all her living on physicians, she could not be healed by anyone. She … Continue reading

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Reading List for Critical Theory, Identity Politics and Social Justice

Over the last year or two, I’ve been doing a deep study of Critical Theory and social justice. Given the near-universal acceptance of Critical Theory today, my view is bound to be very unpopular. But I have come to view … Continue reading

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A Kingdom That Cannot Be Shaken

See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For if they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape if we reject him who warns from heaven. At that … Continue reading

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Don’t Think Jesus: The Gospel according to Morgan Wallen

There may not be a more polarizing figure on the contemporary country music landscape than Morgan Wallen. On the heels of a few highly publicized violations of COVID restrictions throughout 2020, Wallen’s star fell even further in February 2021 when … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Cross: Take Up Your Cross, Part 2

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Cross: Take Up Your Cross, Part 1

The cross is not only the way to salvation. It is also a way of life. And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Cross: The Blood of Jesus, Part 2

Here are seven principles about the blood of Jesus taken from the New Testament. Look at all that was accomplished either by or through the blood of Jesus: We have redemption through the blood of Jesus. Ephesians 1:7, In him … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Cross: The Blood of Jesus, Part 1

In November 2004, Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago joined several other hospitals around the country experimenting with the use of a synthetic blood substitute called Polyheme. Loyola made the decision to equip some of their ambulances with this blood … Continue reading

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Going and not knowing

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was about to receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. Hebrews 11:8 I once thought that faith … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Cross: Ransom, Part 2

What comes to mind when you hear the word “ransom?” I think of a kidnapping or a hostage situation. In the movies, the kidnapper leaves a ransom note behind, releasing the hostages only after payment has been made. This is … Continue reading

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