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What Is Really Best for Me? Applying the Bible to the Same-Sex-Attracted

Which produces better fruit for same-sex-attracted men and women: the traditional or the progressive interpretation of the Bible’s sexual ethic? The exegetical debate between these two stances has been well-documented. Ultimately, the truth of either position hinges on the interpretation of biblical passages concerning sexuality. Although it’s important to make strong, exegetical arguments that the historic Christian interpretation of these …

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Five Marks of a Servant Leader

All professing Christians agree that a Christian leader should be a servant leader. Jesus couldn’t be clearer: “The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those in authority over them are called benefactors. But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves.” (Luke 22:25–26) Where …

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Revelation 4:10–11: How to Read Revelation

Revelation can be difficult to interpret. In this lab, Pastor John illustrates how to begin to understand the symbols, and apply them to life today. Principle for Bible Reading Wrestling with a Difficult Text The apostle Peter said that Paul’s letters were “hard to understand” at times. Many of us give our hearty Amen. But instead of running from hard …

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Sin, Satan, Insanity. God Heals the Soul.

One of the ways God’s self-authenticating brightness shines through Christian Scripture is by the brilliance of its diagnosis of the soul-sickness of people you know. It can happen in two directions. You can read something the Bible says about human nature, and then begin to see that this diagnosis is more illuminating than anything else. It may be confirmed often, …

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How Can My Difficult Marriage Glorify Christ?

Audio Transcript A really good and important question comes to us today from an anonymous husband. “Dear Pastor John, I have been following your podcast ‘religiously’ for the past 6 months. As a backsliding believer it has played a significant role in bringing me back to God and to serving him, albeit in much weakness and stumbling. I am ever …

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Lord, Tune My Heart for Worship

If they wanted to, worship leaders in many churches could get away with a lot in the first song each Sunday. People are coming in late, trying to settle their kids, silencing their phones, checking their phones, wrapping up conversations, or just generally disoriented. The truth is many of us walk into worship not quite ready to worship. We need …

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Thinking. Loving. Doing.

Holistic Christianity is comprised of mind, heart, and hands. The Christian life is multidimensional — irreducibly and inseparably thinking, loving, and doing. Learn More Click To Visit Source

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