Posts from July 2009

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A High View of God

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“Always the most revealing thing about the Church is her idea of God, just as her most significant message is what she says about Him or leaves unsaid, for her silence is often more eloquent than her speech. She can never escape the self-disclosure of her witness concerning God.” (A.W. Tozer, “The Knowledge of the […]

Be Holy for I am Holy

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“Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abiju took their censures, put fire in them and added incense: and they offered unauthorized fire before the Lord, contrary to his command. So fire came out from the presence of the Lord and consumed them, and they died before the Lord…” “All Nadab and Abiju did was offer some ‘strange […]

Getting the Gospel Right

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“Mistaking the gospel for “right living” is one more common error. Sometimes people think that the news, the message of the Bible, is simply that we should live moral lives. Christianity is sometimes presented as nothing more than virtues—public and private…The gospel, you see, is not simply an additive that comes to make our already […]

Live in light of eternity

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“At dawn of day, when you dislike being called, have this thought ready: ‘I am called to man’s labour; why then do I make a difficulty if I am going out to do what I was born to do and what I was brought into the world for?’” (Marcus Aurelius, “The Meditations,”5.1; both in Farquharson’s […]