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31 Kings, 31 Flavors, 31 Victories

31 Kings, 31 Flavors, 31 Victories

Beloved, Allow me two stories and then our lesson (and a huge shout-out to Josh for preaching this text faithful to help me see wonderful things in the Word). First, I remember as a kid we had to drive for miles to get to the closest Baskin Robbins ice cream store (we...

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Strength, Courage, and the Promises of God

Strength, Courage, and the Promises of God

  In the first chapter of Joshua God makes several promises. To Joshua and Israel, He promises them the land that the soles of their feet had touched would now be theirs (vv.2-3). To Joshua, He promises, “no man shall be able to stand before you all the days of...

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The Joy of Trials

The Joy of Trials

Have you ever faced a trial? Have you ever endured suffering? Have you ever dealt with difficulty in your life? Of course, you have. We all have. Life in a fallen world is hard. It is difficult and it often hurts. Thankfully, those who trust in the Lord are not...

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Weaned from Self

Weaned from Self

Beloved, What would it look like to live weaned from SELF? To be sure, Christians want to live weaned from the world, but what about self? David presents this reality in Psalm 131 (many thanks to David Powlison here).. Psalm 131:1-3 O LORD, my heart is not lifted up;...

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Do you believe all of Romans 12?

Do you believe all of Romans 12?

If you open your Bible to Romans 12:9-21 it probably has a heading like “Marks of the True Christian” or something closely related and rightly so.  In this text, one finds such things as genuine love, abhorrence of evil, holding fast to what is good, love for one...

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