Category: Christian Life

Christian Life

The Proof of the Resurrection

We will gather at our churches this Sunday morning to celebrate the greatest event in the Christian faith – the physical resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. While you and I will gather to celebrate an event that we believe really happened, there will be thousands upon thousands of people who will attend…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

Pondering the Works of God

Years ago, I remember regularly hearing Dr. Les Ollila speak in chapel. It was always a blessing to hear him preach; however, his Monday chapels were especially impactful. Generally, in the first ten minutes of the chapel he asked the students and staff to recount any recent work of God they had personally experienced over…

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Christian Life

Excellence Begins in the Mind

For almost two decades, the business community has been in love with the elusive pursuit of excellence. Tens of thousands of pages have been written in hundreds of books by scores of experts, each proclaiming the “true path” to excellence. Excellence is obviously a key to financial success in the business world, but it is…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

From the Tower

Let’s return to our discussion on Habakkuk. Habakkuk voiced a prayer of complaint that many of God’s people since then have cried out in their own heart – “Lord, why do You let wicked men prosper…especially when they oppress those who are striving to live righteously before You? How long will You let this injustice,…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

Jesus – Bread of Life

Bread, according to Google, is “food made of flour, water, and yeast or another leavening agent, mixed together and baked.”[1] Almost every human who has ever lived has at some point of time tasted bread. So important to life and so common to mankind is bread that it is an ever-present staple at mealtime. Bread…

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Christian LifeReformation

One Little Word

The triumph of truth over darkness is one of the central themes of any objective examination of the Reformation. Those truths can be summarized as follows: The formal (foundational) principle of the Reformers – Sola Scriptura The material principles – three truths related tot the true Gospel and the nature of justification Sola Gratia Sola…

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Christian LifeReformation

Semper Reformanda

We add one last post to our Reformation series, based on a message preached in chapel on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.  Five hundred years ago when a German monk took up a mallet and started history’s greatest protest – the Protestant Reformation – the history of the Western world was changed forever! Five centuries later…

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Christian LifeReformation

Is the Reformation Over?

We continue our series on the Reformation. To view all posts in the series, click here. To enjoy more Reformation events and programming on the campus of Bob Jones University, visit here.  Is the Reformation over? Probably the man on the street cares little about that question, especially if he has little idea of what…

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Christian LifeReformation

Scripture Alone

This will conclude our Five Solas series. This post is taken from a message preached on Wednesday, September 20th. Join us next week as we conclude our focus on the Reformation by looking ahead to wonder if the Reformation is over. For a closer look at Martin Luther's life and impact, consider taking a tour of…

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