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Notable Quotables · 3d 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 · 5d 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 · 1W 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 · 1W 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 · 2W 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...
Notable Quotables · 2W ago

Why Should Ours Be a Life of Endurance and Patience?

Since our failures are liberally pardoned by a merciful Father in Christ, we can strive to “walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and i...
Notable Quotables · 3W ago

What Does It Look Like to Have Christ as Our Rock?

It is with this confidence that we can embrace the exhortations in Scripture to press on, to grow in knowledge and maturity, to keep up with the Spirit rather than grieve him, and to offer o...