Monthly Archives: June 2010

Good Books to Read

I finally found the list of great books that I have been working through.  You can find the full booklet here and print it off as I have, it has a short paragraph or two on each entry to inform … Continue reading

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Patience, Kindness and Goodness (Galatians 5:22-23 Part III)

In a world of road rage, sexual abuse, animal cruelty and other dark and evil things; in a world that thrives on knowing about the latest tragedies and has an insatiable appetite for other “news worthy” things that show human … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism Devotional Q31

Q.31. Why is he called “Christ,” meaning anointed? A. Because he has been ordained by God the Father and has been anointed with the Holy Spirit to be our chief prophet and teacher who perfectly reveals to us the secret counsel … Continue reading

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Motives for managing our families well

Here are more notes from Richard Baxter on what should motivate us to manage our families well and train them up in Christ.1. When we govern our families well, this is a major part of God’s government of the world. … Continue reading

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Family prayer Times

Should families pray together?  Of course, we answer, but why?  Simply stated, because all churches ought to pray to God and praise him and a Christian family is a church…a society of Christians gathered for the worshipping and serving of God … Continue reading

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Cultivating Love, Joy and Peace in a world that manufactures Markets, desire and tolerance (Galatians 5:22 Part 2)

We live in consumer-oriented world.  Business to Business, Business to Consumer, Consumer to Consumer.  All we need to do is look at the world to realize that everything is a commodity that can be bought or sold or traded.  And … Continue reading

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Is American Education going the way of Nazi Germany?

I have been reflecting on my elementary education recently, particularly my vastly inadequate understanding of American History and why our public school system failed to teach me the truth.  For example, I was taught that the Founders of the United … Continue reading

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Where’s Jesus? The Creation Story (Genesis 1-2)

How many battles have been fought over the opening chapters of Genesis.  Creation, evolution, intelligent design, the nature of “days”- each of these and countless others have been battled over in culture and in the church.  I do not want … Continue reading

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Old Books to Read

Today at church I was asked to list off some of the old books I would recommend for Christians to read.  So here is my list of great old and older books: Augustine’s Confessions Luther’s 95 Theses John Owen’s The … Continue reading

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On Managing Your Family

Men, here are some words of advice from an 18th century preacher: Teach your family that your fatherly authority comes from God and that God establishes all authorities both in the home and in society. Fear God greatly and allow … Continue reading

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