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Humility, by Andrew Murray by bob

December 13th, 2010

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Humility, by Andrew Murray “Here is the path to the higher life.  Down, lower down!”  When I first read Andrew Murray’s classic, Humility, as a young man, I wrote in the margin, “PARADOX!”

DEVOTIONS You are someone’s crowning achievement.  Maybe it’s your mother.  Perhaps a teacher or mentor.  It could be your pastor.

God’s Timing by bob

December 12th, 2010

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The message of Christmas is that God is your Daddy. Galatians 3:27-4:7 December 12, 2010 Mall surprise Imagine yourself sitting in a mall food court in Canada in mid-November, enjoying your shopping break with a chicken sandwich and basket of fries.  You hear a little organ music in the background, but continue lunching and planning […]

Week 49 – Prison Epistles by bob

December 6th, 2010

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DEVOTIONS I went back and checked, just to be sure.  Paul begins and ends EVERY letter with “grace.”  It’s the first thing he wants you thinking about when you start reading, and it’s the last thing he wants ringing in your ears when you’re done.

Think, by John Piper by bob

December 5th, 2010

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It strikes me as somewhat odd that Christians should be admonished to think.  Is “non-thinking Christian” not an oxymoron?  Apparently not.  It should be.