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Old Testament WisdomAs some of you know I’m currently studying to get my Masters of Arts degree in Biblical Studies.  This means I’m in classes, and learning a bunch of stuff.  Here’s some of my favorite quotes from my Survey of the Old Testament class. Continue Reading…

Quotes from RomansLast week I had the opportunity to continue working on my Master’s degree.  My Romans class was really good, but I jotted down some of my favorite quotes from the day-long seminar.  They might not all be original to Dr. Elliot, but they are all great reminders of how God uses the book of Romans.  Today I wanted to share them with you.  Continue Reading…

How to Mature as a ChristianHow can you tell a mature Christ follower from an immature one? 

That’s the question that churches have been asking for centuries.  Answers have varied from where they worship, what they think about the pope, or if they dance.  Fairly inconsistent to be honest.  We’ve valued different things at different times.  In the last century I think the evaluation has become “How well do I know the Bible.”  We’ve been taught that if someone is following Jesus closely they will read their Bible daily, memorize large chunks of Scripture, and probably have a Bible that’s well marked, diagramed, and highlighted.  But there’s a problem.

What about their actions?

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I Don’t Always Read the Bible Because I Enjoy ItThis blog has never been, and never will be a workout/weight loss blog.  However, this morning when I was finished working out as my wife and I got ready to go to work she mentioned to me that she always feels so much better after working out.  I didn’t believe her.  I don’t work out because it helps me feel better, in fact, normally I’m just tired after I work out.  I ride my stationary bike because I want to be healthy, not because it’s enjoyable. Continue Reading…