Monthly Archives: May 2012

Don’t let the righteous die in their sins

We Christians enjoy being reminded that God has called us to be “a chosen people, … royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession.” (1 Peter 2:9 NLT) We say we stand in the line of Israel, God’s chosen … Continue reading

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Speak the truth, in love, about sexual sin

Listening to the interminable, wearying back and forth between proponents of “gay marriage” and their Culture War adversaries, I’m struck that neither “side” wants to acknowledge the whole truth. “Jesus wouldn’t condemn gays” is always met with “The Bible says … Continue reading

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Jesus brings justice for your whole life

If Jesus’ announcement of his Messiah-ministry — “the Spirit of the Lord is upon me” (Luke 4:14-21) — should be understood only in a spiritual sense, not speaking to the physical and material dimensions of human life, why did Jesus … Continue reading

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Exit Religious Right. Enter Religious Left?

Michael Gerson on the Religious Left’s “WWJD” proof texting: In a mirror reflection of the religious right, Obama has a tendency to engage in partisan proof texting — which is divisive in service to any ideology. Saying “I would just … Continue reading

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Martyred by the ‘Reformers’

On 16 May 1569, Dutch Anabaptist Dirk Willems was tortured and killed for his faith by “Reformed” Christians. Willems had escaped from prison but his pursuer fell through thin ice while chasing him. Willems turned to rescue the man, then was rearrested … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: The Story

Matt Continetti at the Washington Free Beacon: President Obama is a composite …, and his carefully crafted political identity is coming apart. The incumbent has been given more leeway and control over his life story than any other president in memory. … Continue reading

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Discerning the designer’s intention

Discerning the designer’s intention isn’t usually very difficult. Consider the image above. Do you have any trouble figuring out which pairings are designed for each other? Now think for a moment about human sexuality. One individual and that person’s partner … Continue reading

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