Monthly Archives: September 2017

Being Disqualified Doesn’t Disqualify You

[From the archives.] Being Disqualified Is Not The End Of The World I read an interesting passage the other day: No Ammonite or Moabite or any of their descendants may enter the assembly of the Lord, not even in the … Continue reading

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Lying to Myself Never Works

[Today’s guest post is from Laura Droege, a wonderful writer who touches upon the vulnerabilities of life and the strength of faith.] *** Back in high school, I was unpopular with the boys. Seriously unpopular. I’m not sure they were … Continue reading

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Banning Books Never Accomplished Anything

[An archived post for Banned Books Week.] This is Banned Books Week, which: …  highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community – librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and … Continue reading

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This Isn’t My First Metaphysical Rodeo

In my first year of law school I lived in the grad student dorms. Another resident was a Canadian medical student doing a year in California as part of her medical program at McGill University. Susan was from one of … Continue reading

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The Rightness and Legality of the Emancipation Proclamation

[Today marks the 215th anniversary of the day Abraham Lincoln gave formal notice of the the intent to free all people held in slavery in states still in rebellion to the government and Constitution of the United States. A post … Continue reading

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Jesus Conquered the Law, Sin and Death

Toward the end of his letter to the Corinthian believers, Paul wrote: The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Renewing Your Mind Isn’t About You

What comes to mind when you read Romans 12:2 and see the words “be transformed by the renewing of your mind”? It probably means more than you think, and the point of the verse isn’t necessarily about you. Bringing Opposites … Continue reading

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The Last Shall Be First

Originally posted on Liberated:
There’s a school of thought that asserts true men prioritize providing for and protecting others, true women happily accept men’s leadership, and any reversal or blend of these roles departs from God’s design for the sexes.…

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Men are Not Lords over Women – overcoming the unbiblical savior complex

A recent commenter on this blog relied on this passage for the lordship of husbands over wives: Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as … Continue reading

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Happy 5th Anniversary on the Blog!

And it all started five years ago today with a post called Risky Behavior. As one kind person commented, that first day was like throwing a blog-warming party. Here’s a look back on the past half decade. Coming To This … Continue reading

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