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Work & Rest

“Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night.” Genesis 1:14 It is tempting to think that this is simply for marking time. However, in the next function we see that they are given for signs, seasons, days, and years. That sounds more to me like time […]

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Chaotic Waters

And God said, “Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so.10 God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good. 11 And God said, “Let the earth […]

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DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE

When we study God’s design for marriage, we see that His intent is that this union would last a lifetime. Then came the fall and sin entered the world, and even this Holy institution came under attack. When talking about the issue of divorce we must understand that 1) Divorce was not God’s intention. 2) […]

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Lending In the History of Redemption

It is worth taking a trip through scripture to consider what it has to say in the context of the history of redemption. Then from this biblical theology we can develop a systematic answer to the question of lending with interest. The first instance of it occurs in: (Exodus 22:25-27 ESV) “If you lend money […]

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Toward the beginning of this series on the church we made a distinction between the church universal and the church local. The church universal is all people throughout time who have been redeemed. The local church is temporally and geographically limited. Grace Baptist church exists here in McCook, not in Zimbabwe. It exists now in […]

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I have been watching some of the controversy about Rob Bell’s new book as it unfolded and I have a number of thoughts. The first post, as well as this one are just some miscelaneous thoughts before I get to the substance of my disagreement with Mr. Bell. Much of the furor ha surrounded whether Justin was […]

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This seems like a good definition of what seems to have happened over the last few weeks regarding the release of Rob Bell’s new book Love Wins. There have been some people who have criticized Bell’s book. But then supporters of Bell criticize those who criticize. Some of the most judgmental people in the world […]

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The main ministry of the church to the world is evangelism – sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with an unbelieving world that is under the wrath of God. But that is not the end of our ministry to the world. We also have an obligation to do good deeds and acts of mercy and […]

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Matthew 13:36-42 Then he left the crowds and went into the house. And his disciples came to him, saying, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds of the field.” [37] He answered, “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man. [38] The field is the world, and the good seed […]

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The Redeemer’s Rebuke

6 And he said to them, “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written, “‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me; 7 in vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’ 8 You leave the commandment of God and hold to […]

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