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Notable Quotables · 1d ago

Each Generation Razes the Empire of the One Before It to the Ground and Started Over

Enamored of its reported amazingness, each generation razes the empire to its foundations and starts over until the next generation has its own go at it.  This means, of course, that everyon...
Notable Quotables · 2d ago

Youthful Passions vs. Adult Roles

Instead of allowing youthful passion for the new and revolutionary to dominate our families and churches, let’s begin to recover our role as adults who discover and then hand over hidden tre...
Notable Quotables · 1w ago

Weeding Out Less Edifying “Christian” Songs

The key to maturity is time and community.  Discernment takes time and a lot of godly input spanning generations and ethnicities.  There’s a reason why the Psalms have been sung for thousand...
Notable Quotables · 1W ago

If You Are Always Looking for an Impact, Legacy and Success…

We do not find success by trying to be successful or happiness by trying to be happy.  Rather, we find these things by attending to the skills, habits, and – to be honest – the often dull ro...
Notable Quotables · 2W ago

If We Fail to Mature, This is a Real Danger…

To be young is to be restless.  Yet as we mature, we learn God’s Word and importantly, as noted above – “powers of discernment trained by constant practice.”  Growth involves leaving behind ...
Notable Quotables · 2W ago

It Was More Like American Idol than the Body of Christ

Paul tells the church of Corinth that one of the marks of a child is a certain level of restlessness that leads to a lack of depth – a shallow and self-centered spirituality.  At Corinth, in...
Notable Quotables · 2W ago

Is the Church’s Obsession With Youth Ministry Beneficial?

So it’s not surprising perhaps that, like the culture generally, many churches deemed most “alive” and “cutting-edge” reflect a near obsession with youth.  My mentor, James Montgomery Boice,...
Notable Quotables · 2W ago

Even the Christian Needs God’s Law Applied to Their Life Completely, Consistently and Continually

Q. “Since no one in this life can obey the Ten Commandments perfectly, why does God want them preached so pointedly?” A.:  First, so that the longer we live the more we may come to know our ...
Notable Quotables · 2W ago

Look At the Orientation of the Ten Commandments To See What God Desires From Us

And notice that all of the Ten Commandments are oriented toward others: God and neighbor.  Much of our piety is focused on “me and my inner life.”  Just look at the Christian Living section ...
Notable Quotables · 3W ago

Community is Merely the Effect

God is immortal.  He “dwells in unapproachable light, whom no on e has ever seen or can see” (I Timothy 6:16).  So how do we learn about him?  Through his Word.  And how do we perceive his g...