Tag Archives: God’s love

Are Deeds a Better Sign of Love Than Words? | Desiring God

The same apostle who said, “Let us not love in word or tongue, but in deed and in truth” (1 John 3:18), also recorded Jesus saying, “These things I speak . . . that they may have my joy fulfilled … Continue reading

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Wanted: Parents willing to get too attached | ERLC.com

It’s been just over eight months since my husband and I brought our sweet baby boy home from the hospital. Memories of what life was like before his arrival are faint. We can’t imagine our day-to-day without his crinkled-nose smiles … Continue reading

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FIRST-PERSON: The aroma of CHRISTmas | Baptist Press

PENSACOLA, Fla. (BP) — What’s the best Christmas scent? Is it cinnamon? Pine? Nutmeg? No, it’s much better than those! The “aroma of Christ” is something every Christian spreads like a sweet perfume. Read carefully: “But thanks be to God, … Continue reading

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What if?

by Mike Nichols During the past few months, rhetoric from both sides of the Michael Brown shooting has been stated and restated, renewed once the grand jury found the officer who shot Brown should not stand trial. That rhetoric was … Continue reading

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Kay Warren: Stop Sending Cheery Christmas Cards | Christianity Today

When you don’t mention our son’s tragic death, it only hurts more. Kay Warren/ December 10, 2014 Christmas 2013 was our family’s first without our son Matthew. I could barely breathe. I stayed away from the grocery store and the … Continue reading

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The Unremarkable Call to Love Our Gay Neighbors | Christianity Today

Glenn Stanton shows how friendship and biblical fidelity belong together. Karen Swallow Prior/ December 5, 2014 Not long ago, a former student of mine wrote an article for The Atlantic describing his experience coming out as gay at Liberty University, … Continue reading

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Does God Have a Purpose For My Life? | J.D. GREEAR

Little in life is as important as finding purpose. If you know a certain experience has a purpose, you can endure all kinds of hardship because of it. But if you don’t see a purpose, any hardship—however small—feels like drudgery. … Continue reading

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The Root of Disagreement Between Calvinists and Arminians

ParsonsMike and I were recently discussing why it is that Calvinists and Arminians (“Traditionalists,” if you prefer) so often talk past one another—not merely disagreeing but failing to squarely address (or even understand) where the other side is coming from. … Continue reading

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A Question for Calvinists: Is God Indifferent Toward the Nonelect?

Calvinists see the truth of the fact that it is, ultimately, God in eternity past who decides by His planning who will be saved. This in itself is a hard truth, with which I agree. But many Calvinists have arived … Continue reading

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