Tag Archives: salvation

Confronting Calvin

An evening Bible study with some friends turned into an intense discussion recently. Sparks flew. There was the potential for unpleasantness, but no one said anything they would have to apologize for later. It ended just the way a discussion … Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 119

Psalm 119:1-8 (א Aleph) There are potent rewards for obeying God’s law and seeking Him earnestly, which come to all who put off the sinful nature and resolutely submit to God.

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Unbroken

“So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.” -J.R.R. Tolkien Every once in a while, a book comes around that has it all ― adventure, romance, high suspense, life-and-death struggles, villains, heroes, redemption and panoramic scope. Unbroken, … Continue reading

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Picking Through the Rubble

I was trading e-mails with an old friend the other day when, quite unintentionally, I declared myself to be “the supreme authority on the meaning of Scripture.” Really. That’s what he said.

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Heavenly Medicine

Salvation is more a matter of medicine than of law. God doesn’t want to be our judge. He wants us to go to the Doctor instead. Jesus is our Great Physician.

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Ontario Watershed

It isn’t unusual for me to get hit by the Holy Spirit while I’m listening to a storyteller’s testimony during an interview. The stories I write for Good Catch Publishing tend to be a bit more compelling than the average … Continue reading

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Trust

I just finished watching The Impossible, a new film in which a youngish couple played by Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts bring their three boys to Indonesia and settle into a coastal bungalow just in time for the 2004 tsunami―the … Continue reading

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