Category Archive: Christianity

Jan 03

“The Perfect Gift” by JJ Heller

I heard this song this Christmas. It’s a good one. https://youtu.be/_mDftjVZXPs https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/jjheller/theperfectgift.html  

Dec 27

2 days after Christmas quick reflections

When the angel appeared to the Shepherds in Luke 2:10-11, we often pick up on the bright lights and fear. I find it noteworthy that, beyond he/r calming their fear, s/he lays out much of the gospel.                 This baby is Good News Joy For all people A …

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Dec 23

God’s Hesed Love for Us – Joe Stowell’s messages calling us to take God’s Heart in Our Hands

Much can be learned from the story of Ruth. Joe Stowell has an excellent 3-Part message. God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 1 God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 2 God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 3 (These notes are not organized. Sorry.) Boaz was the kinsman redeemer. Jesus is our kinsman redeemer. God has …

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Dec 22

Charitable Contributions

I saw online someone suggesting that people should contribute quick (to NCTM, in this case). My response: Yes, we should contribute to NCTM’s Trust. However, I think “charitable deductions will be treated very differently in the coming year,” is misleading. It is my understanding, with the new tax bill, that charitable deductions can still be …

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Dec 13

Charles Spurgeon Quotes

Charles Spurgeon – English preacher 19 June 1834 – 31 January 1892 Whatever subject I preach, I do not stop until I reach the Savior, the Lord Jesus, for in Him are all things. Infinite, and an infant. Eternal, and yet born of a woman. Almighty, and yet hanging on a woman’s breast. Supporting a …

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Sep 28

Calvin’s Micah 6:8 Prayer

In the Calvin commentary on Micah he includes this prayer. (I have the Calvin app.) It is broad and far-reaching, in the same way that Micah 6:8 is broad and far-reaching.

Sep 19

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13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come. Luke 19:13 We live between the 1st and 2nd Comings of Christ. Our calling is to follow Jesus’ commandments. That is, to love. J.C.Ryle wrote a nice piece on this.             …

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Sep 10

50 Ways to Strengthen Ministry with Youth

50 Ways to Strengthen Ministry with Youth 50_Ways_to_Build_Strength_Caring_for_Youth. (PDF)

Jul 25

Creeds, et al.

from Creeds – Part 2 by Communio Sanctorum History of the Church season 2. Creed – I believe = ‘creedo’  – a statement of faith. core elements Confessions – elaborates on a Creed.  a more detailed description of the things of God. Catechism – to teacher/instruct; outlines of teaching. Have aspects of creeds and confessions. …

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Jul 24

Ephesians 4:11-12

Equipped, for works, for service, build up the body of Christ.

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