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Man’s Great End … from The Valley of Vision

LORD OF ALL BEING, There is one thing that deserves my greatest care, that calls forth my ardent desires, That is, that I may answer the great end for which I am made – to glorify thee who hast given … Continue reading

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Five Ways Affliction Helps by John Piper

The following devotional is the February 4 entry (link) in John Piper’s email devotional, Solid Joys. For me, God’s timing for this devotional is simply amazing … ———————————————- Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your … Continue reading

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what salvation is

Man tends to oversimplify salvation diminishing God and His purpose in the process Oftentimes we make salvation so man-empowered and so one-dimensional … we create an impotent counterfeit … something religious Focused on an event … a personal decision for … Continue reading

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when does God choose you and me

Actually that’s the wrong question … the correct question would be … When did God choose you and me? Oftentimes, in a salvation decision we incorrectly believe that God is waiting for us to choose Him … but the reality … Continue reading

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when did God choose Jesus to die and live for me

Some people believe that Jesus is Plan B and that God did not choose Jesus to die for the sins of man until after Adam and Eve had sinned in the Garden of Eden … as if God was surprised … Continue reading

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why the creation vs evolution argument matters

This may seem an odd way to begin but stick with me … My father established our relationship when I was seven years old.  He looked at me and said, “You know, I brought you in this world, and I … Continue reading

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simplicity IN the purposeful Christian Life

We often think that finding the will of God is a complex thing … “For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and BELIEVES IN Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him … Continue reading

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