Category Archives: Bible Study


Surgical Holiness

The movie “127 hours” is based on the story of Aaron Ralston a 27-year-old experienced outdoorsman from Aspen Colorado.  He was hiking in a canyon in Utah on a 13-mile hike, when an 800-pound boulder shifted and pinned his arm.  Knowing that nobody knew where he was, after being stuck there for 5 days, he

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Bucket List

As the old year-ends and the New Year begins this is a time when thinking about things we might like to accomplish or experience comes naturally to us. I don’t have an actual list, but Jacob and I have talked about a few things that we would like to do together sometime as a father

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Nearsighted Faith

According to Wikipedia, Mr. Magoo was a wealthy, short-statured retiree who gets into a series of comical situations as a result of his nearsightedness, compounded by his stubborn refusal to admit the problem. However, through uncanny streaks of luck, the situation always seems to work itself out for him, leaving him no worse than before.

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Christ our Coming King: Part I

There have been many end of the world predictions over the years.  But possibly the most interesting of all doomsday predictions came from a chicken.  Apparently there was a hen in Leeds, England back in 1806 that became known as the prophet hen of Leeds when she began laying eggs with the words “Christ is

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Christ our Healer, part 2

Movies like “Fletch Lives” and “Leap of Faith” poked fun at the stereotypical, televangelist, faith-healing frauds, but for many people the images in those movies are what we picture when we hear someone talk about healing.  There have been a lot of abuses and misuses of healing in the church and on television and for

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Christ our Healer

In the Christian and Missionary Alliance Statement of Faith we find this sentence: “Provision is made in the redemptive work of the Lord Jesus Christ for the healing of the mortal body.” To understand the Biblical foundation for this belief we turn to Matthew 8 and find a story of healing. “14 And when Jesus

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Christ our Sanctifier, Part II: Our Response

This is part 2 of a 2 part blog on Christ our Sanctifier.  If you have not read the first part, you may want to read that first and then come back to this one.  The first part focuses on recognizing that Christ is the one who sanctifies us and this second part focuses on

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