Category Archives: Theology

Another New Year Knocks Where to Take Your Anxiety About Tomorrow by Marshall Segal

Why does Christmas joy turn so quickly into new-year anxiety? Often, it’s because what felt like joy at Christmas was not anchored very deeply in Christ after all. He was invited and welcome, on our terms, as we were trying … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Carol: “Hark the Herald Angels Sing!” by Tyler Scarlett |

Here’s a few, little-known facts about Christmas Did you know that Christmas wasn’t declared a federal holiday in the United States until June 26, 1870?   In fact, Congress actually met in session on December 25, 1789, the first Christmas under … Continue reading

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Jesus Isn’t Threatened by Your Christmas Gifts By Tim Challies

  Christmas is fast approaching and, not surprisingly, my kids are looking forward to seeing what’s under the tree. The girls, at least, are still young enough that they are waiting with bated breath to learn what treasures they’ll be … Continue reading

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50 Things I’m Thankful For in 2017

The trash truck That I can get my email on my phone Warm showers Printer paper Masters Seminary That my computer has lasted a long time Forgiveness and Grace Costco Eric Metaxas Grapefruit Paper towels That a day is only … Continue reading

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Thinking on Thanksgiving

Psalm 95   Praise to the Lord, and Warning against Unbelief. 95 O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before His presence with [a]thanksgiving, Let us … Continue reading

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Acquainted with Grief: How God Draws Near to Sutherland Springs By John Piper

We do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize . . . but one who in every respect has been tested as we are. (Hebrews 4:15) Mass murder is why Jesus came into the world the way … Continue reading

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Here We Stand By Albert Mohler

  The churches of the Reformation understand that a true church is always reformed by the Word of God.   Martin Luther’s great moment of theological clarification came at the climax of a command performance. Facing the threat of martyrdom … Continue reading

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