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Say What?

“Self-exalters have to avoid the cross because the splinters of the old rugged cross always pop the balloon of self exaltation.”  (John Piper) “Prayer is not conquering God’s reluctance but taking hold of God’s willingness.”  (Phillip Brooks) “In all Christ’s … Continue reading

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The Goal of the Gospel

Until the gospel events of Good Friday and Easter and the gospel promises of justification and eternal life lead you to behold and embrace God himself as your highest joy, you have not embraced the gospel of God. You have … Continue reading

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My Greatest Temptation!

If I am understanding Galatians 2 rightly,  it is a stunning correction to one of my deepest inclinations!  According to Paul–and my heart agrees, my greatest temptation is the strong inclination to reject grace in favor of rule-keeping, moral behavior as a … Continue reading

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