Thinking About Worship

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Recently I began considering what do we hope to accomplish each week in our corporate gatherings as dispersed local churches. Likewise, I am curious how that activity ought to be related to our individual lives throughout the rest of the week. I worship Psalm 96have chronicled elsewhere how it is I like to revisit books I’ve read, things I’ve learned as a sort of refresher course on any subject. Therefore, staying true to my habit I took another look at a book to help put my thoughts in order. What follows is a combination book-review and lessons learned report on the subject of Worship.… Continue reading

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Correct me if I’m wrong…

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During Superbowl XLIX, one of the biggest mistakes in professional football was committed at the most critical moment of the game, and will unfortunately go down as an embarrassing blemish in the Seattle Seahawks history. Seattle’s 12th man stared in befuddlement as their Superbowl dreams were intercepted in the last minute of the game.

It was shocking, and I sympathize with Tim Challies sentiment regarding the play.


tumblr_nj4imfJI0L1qhzi2jo1_250 2Challies was not the only one to weigh in.
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God’s Blueprint for Husbands: Making Decisions

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fierce_marriage_love_wife_greatlyThe following are some truths that I have learned recently in a Bible study I attend.  One of my mentors and elders at Grace Church, Carlos Chung, has really helped me understand from Scripture my role as the decision maker in the home.  I hope that some things I have been learning will help you bring glory to Christ in your marriage!

The Bible is clear that men and women are both equally God’s image bearers (Genesis 1:27), and therefore equal before God and with one another, both fellow-heirs in their lives together and in their relationship before God (1 Peter 3:7; Galatians 3:28).… Continue reading

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PS23 Discussions: Defending the Word III

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The men answer questions and criticisms regarding the Word of God. They continue by evaluating psychology/science (FYI: I did a more elaborated blog post of my response to science here and here), emphasis in preaching, and a few other topics. Please feel free to add to the discussion, ask questions, and challenge us where we have missed something. (None of us are perfect and all of us can use correction and grow in understanding).

 

Just a final comment. We have decided to send a free copy of Kevin DeYoung’s book on Scripture to the best answer or critique offered us on the blog.… Continue reading

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