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by Daryl WinerdThe argument is tight and convincing. 9/10
I could wish that they had dealt with Rom. 7:2-3 in its own chapter. Also, the syllogism of Eph. 5:25:
1. A husband must be like Jesus Christ.
2. Jesus Christ never divorces His wife.
Conclus…Though he ought to have loved his wife by listening and asking better questions, Sir Percy took risks in a noble cause and devoted his life to preserving the lives of others.by Tim MarshallGeography heavily influences the politics and economies of the world’s nations.
An interesting and perhaps important book which educates the citizen to vital factors about the region and country to which he is obligated to vote, pray, …by John BunyanPerhaps the greatest book ever written outside the Bible.
For its glorious and compelling presentation of Christ as well as intensity that comes straight from Scripture, this book deserves more honor than Pilgrim’s Progress.
1….Feminism is one more wave of attack on Western culture. 7/10.
Author Archives: Seth Meyers
7 Reasons Murder is Evil: The Doctrine of Murder 3
Killing is a great evil. Killing is evil for at least 7 reasons. It is forbidden in Scripture repeatedly and explicitly. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, and Deuteronomy explicitly condemn murder. Also, the Sermon on the Mount, the Synoptic gospels (Rich Young … Continue reading
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The Doctrine of Murder 2: Wrong Views and the Right View
Five wrong views of murder The sin of killing is not the death of animals because they were not made in the image of God. Since animals do not have souls, killing them is not murder. Eating meat is not … Continue reading
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The Doctrine of Murder 1: Roe v. Wade
“Thou shalt not kill” is only 2 words in the original, 6 little Hebrew letters. The first word is a negative: Not or literally “never.” The second is a verb: Murder. This is the same pattern for several of the … Continue reading
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A Review of Dane Ortlund’s Gentle and Lowly￼
Introduction Gentle and Lowly is an expositional attempt to tell us what Christ’s heart towards sinners and sufferers is. The answer provided in this book states that Christ is full of compassion toward those who are hurting. The key text … Continue reading
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Hard Work for Christ: John Wesley
Introduction In 1732, a woman named Susanna wrote a letter describing how she raised her 19 children. “When [they] turned a year old (and some before), they were taught to fear the rod and to cry softly. … that most … Continue reading
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Tensions in Scripture
Preliminary Thoughts about Tensions in Scripture It seems to me that I and most other Christians are sometimes uncomfortable with certain passages of Scripture. This discomfort comes from the seeming contradiction or tensions when certain verses are compared with others. … Continue reading
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Bible Word Count
Some years ago, Jeff Kranz used Logos to prepare a list for the number of words in each book of the Bible. Having used that list often, I eventually compiled a list of the most prolific authors of Scripture. Longest … Continue reading
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Is Evolution True? A Book Review of Francis Collins’ The Language of God
What could possibly make a man see the incredible complexity of the DNA code in the human genome and still come away with any respect for evolution? Answering that question is Francis Collins’ burden in these 11 chapters although he … Continue reading
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Eight Lessons from The Scots Worthies
John Howie was apparently an illiterate farmer (xii) who gathered the papers of many men and republished them. The Scots Worthies (627 pages, reprinted by Banner of Truth) covers about 200 years of great men from 1500-1700. 1. Many highly … Continue reading
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Seven Reasons the Song of Solomon Refers to Christ and the Church
The Song of Solomon could save, strengthen, and sweeten many marriages. It is full of wisdom and pleasure to that end as the intent of it’s author, King Solomon, son of David who was probably describing marriage with his first … Continue reading
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