Category: Life in the Word

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Living in the Light of the Law

Last week at Bob Jones University, we finished our semester series on the Ten Commandments entitled “Oh How I Love Your Law! God’s Laws for True Life.” Why a series on the Ten Commandments to people with great familiarity with the Bible? Everyone knows about the Ten Commandments, but most people do not really know…

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A Bible-Based Life

We live in an age where many people claim to know God but do not have any interest in really living according to the Bible. We often encounter people who are happy to love God as long as they can live for themselves. However, the Christianity of the New Testament was a radically different kind…

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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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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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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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Protection against Presumptuous Sin

Students of Scripture have long said that Psalm 19 is the Psalm about God’s revelation.  For example, the first six verses speak to “general revelation” while verses 7-9 speak about “divine revelation.”  The final section of the psalm (10-14) speaks of the value and proper response we should have to this revelation. All of this…

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