Monthly Archives: December 2011

Jesus received God’s silence so we God’s eternal word of approval

When Jesus cried out on the the cross seven times, He experienced absolute silence – the silence of God is what we deserved.  Jesus got the silence the we deserved so that “we could get the word of approval that … Continue reading

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I’m accepted by God, not on the basis of my personal performance, but on the basis of the infinitely perfect righteousness of Jesus Christ.

“I’m accepted by God, not on the basis of my personal performance, but on the basis of the infinitely perfect righteousness of Jesus Christ.”  Gerald Bridges;Jerry Bridges. Holiness Day by Day: Transformational Thoughts for Your Spiritual Journey Devotional (p. 10). … Continue reading

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Our identity, faith & obedience; God’s credentials, goals & sovereignty (Isaiah 48)

Their identity came from being called by God.  They professed faith in God.  However, their practice was nominal, lukewarm, marginalized.“Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and who came from the waters of … Continue reading

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God’s ultimate purpose and pursuit in history is the glory of His name; He is in absolute sovereign control of all things, is accountable to no one and is not bound by what we want. Until we are OK with that, we will not be OK with the God of the bible.

God’s ultimate purpose and pursuit in history is the glory of His name; He is in absolute sovereign control of all things, is accountable to no one and is not bound by what we want.   Until we are OK with … Continue reading

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Bankrupt – chapter 7 or chapter 11?

“You and I and every person in the world are spiritually bankrupt. Except for Jesus Christ, every person who has ever lived has been spiritually bankrupt. In Romans 3:10-12, Paul declared our spiritual bankruptcy in its most absolute state. We … Continue reading

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Free Audio Book Through 12/31/2011

Free Audio Book of When I Don’t Desire God by John Piper is available through the end of the year.  The link is here.

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Free Kindle Book

Holiness Day by Day: Transformational Thoughts for Your Spiritual Journey Devotional by Jerry Bridges is free at Amazon (here).

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Grace laps over the edges of our hearts and infects all aspects of our lives

Is there any way that the inside of a man can be radically transformed by the saving grace of the omnipotent Creator of all things and not have it lap over the edges of his heart, and infect every area … Continue reading

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Autonomous self rule is our preferred posture

Autonomous self rule is our preferred posture.  Isaiah 47:8

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God Centered Perspective: Broken

God Centered Perspective:  Broken.  Our current experience is a far cry from the paradise that the bible describes in Genesis 1 & 2; we intrinsically know that we have all been born outside of Eden.  The restful rhythm of life … Continue reading

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