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Archive | September, 2013

On Poached Eggs, Seeing the Sun, Scribbling and What Lies Ahead

Published September 30, 2013

I delight in the reality that as our Lord builds His church He raises up men and gives them insight that others might have hope & be encouraged. One such man who has encouraged me is CS Lewis. Like every other man the Lord gives to His church, Lewis was limited & imperfect. Nevertheless it’s difficult not to find some nuggets in his writings that give off a holy echo of the abiding Word. I trust you will be encouraged by the following. “I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about […]

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God’s Love: Forever Savingly Sufficient For Sinners

Published September 4, 2013

The love of God! Writers of the Bible seem to strain to find the words to describe and measure His love for humans. His love is unfailing (Ex. 15:13). It endures forever (Ps. 136). It reaches to the heavens (Ps. 36:5,6). Over the centuries, preachers and poets have taken their turn trying to describe what is almost incomprehensible. We’re often the better for their efforts. In recent years however, it’s become common to describe God’s love as being ‘unconditional.’ As I mentioned in the Aug. 25 church service, I’m not keen on the term. Below are some observations as to […]

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