Monthly Archives: December 2014

Wisdom Worships in Wonder

“There is a vanity that takes place on earth, that there are righteous people to whom it happens according to the deeds of the wicked, and there are wicked people to whom it happens according to the deeds of the … Continue reading

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The Futility of Created Things

“What gain has the worker from his toil? I have seen the business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into … Continue reading

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The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth

“But the meek shall inherit the land and delight themselves in abundant peace.” (Psalms 37:11 ESV) ““Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” (Matthew 5:5 ESV) Meekness is not weakness; it is power under control. “The meek do … Continue reading

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We Live live out of our identity

“Human beings live out of one of only two identities: that I am ultimate and autonomous or that I am created and dependent on God. . . . It is when I am confronted with my utter inability to meet … Continue reading

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How Not to Read the Old Testament

“Some people have understandably been deterred from the kind of Christ-centered approach that I am describing here. They may have had bad experiences with people who saw Jesus behind every bush (burning or otherwise) in the Old Testament. Charles Spurgeon, … Continue reading

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Redemption is Here

“The woman said to him, “I know that Messiah is coming (he who is called Christ). When he comes, he will tell us all things.” Jesus said to her, “I who speak to you am he.” Just then his disciples … Continue reading

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Jesus, the New Israel

“Jesus is not merely the new Adam, however; he is also the true son of Abraham (Matt. 1:1) and therefore the true Israel. The genealogy in Matthew 1 flags that fact for you: it plots fourteen generations from Abraham to … Continue reading

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