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A man who lies to himself….

“A man who lies to himself, and believes his own lies becomes unable to recognize truth, either in himself or in anyone else, and he ends up losing respect for himself and for others. When he has no respect for … Continue reading

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The Bible is the Language of God’s Heart

When it comes to hearing God, the Bible is the language of his heart. Nothing he says in any other way in any other context will ever override, undermine or contradict what he has said in the Scriptures. That’s why … Continue reading

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The Word of God

‘It is Christ himself, not the Bible, who is the true word of God. The Bible, read in the right spirit and with the guidance of good teachers, will bring us to him’ C.S. LewisThe Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, … Continue reading

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On Adversaries

“Loving, forgiving, and doing good to our adversaries is our duty. Yet we must do this without giving up and without being cowardly. We shall resist whenever our adversaries demand of us obedience contrary to the orders of the Gospel. … Continue reading

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What does it mean to know God?

“To Know God means to look like Him and to live in a way that reflects his character.” Rikk Watts

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Advice on Discerning God’s Will

When unsure and seeking God’s calling on your life, Ray Bakke advises: Follow Jesus, start loving your neighbors, and somewhere in there your calling will come. Rick Villodas reports a helpful question from Bishop Robert Barron to consider when trying … Continue reading

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On God’s Love (quoting Dallas Willard)

We must understand that God does not “love” us without liking us – through gritted teeth – as “Christian” love is sometimes thought to do. Rather, out of the eternal freshness of his perpetually self-renewed being, the heavenly Father cherishes … Continue reading

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Remembering Andrew Walls

Andrew Walls has graduated on to that next level of existence that those of us who follow Jesus look forward to by faith. He was born in 1921! I never met him; but I heard him speak and read his … Continue reading

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W. H. Auden on Change

We would rather be ruined than changed.We would rather die in our dreadThan climb the cross of the momentAnd let our illusions die. – W.H. Auden, The Age of Anxiety

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Job 28 – Wisdom and Understanding

I tend towards reading (or listening to) scripture in wider and wider context. More at one time. Sometimes, however, a jewel can be lost in the wider scope of a ….narrative? Poetry? Whatever one wants to consider the Book of … Continue reading

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