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Tag: suffering

Administration and Lectionary Collide.

After the last couple of days, life intrudes again. The sermon at equippers church was about praise getting you out of a jail. Needed, but that night there was a storm in the Midwest. And the power went out at the webhost. (No, this blog is not hosted in New Zealand. Latency matters). So instead […]

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Despair and doubt do not damn.

Yesterday I laid into wimpy preachers, and went back to Calvin for some old, difficult and challenging teaching. Now, before I go to the text, I want to balance it with a statement about grace and our sovereign God. We love the doctrines of grace because they serve as the foundation on which the gospel […]

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