Category Archives: love your neighbor

Imperfect, sin-tainted obedience

When we work to be about our duty to defend and care for the poor, the orphan, the widow, the alien and the stranger like we see modeled for us by righteous Job in Job 31—when we take action to … Continue reading

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You shouldn’t sign your name to an agreement that evil men may kill one of your children, not even to save the others

I just sent the following to my representative: Subject: Don’t abandon the rape and incest babies Dear Representative Carson, Please do not support the H.R. 36: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act as it is – it withholds protection for babies … Continue reading

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The head of the table is a place of service

When you have guests over to your home, sit at the head of the table. This is a place of honor, it is true, but it is also a place of responsibility and service: it is the place where you … Continue reading

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Ad hominem

Ad hominem, or an attack on an opponent’s character rather than an answer to the contentions he has made, is categorically considered a fallacy by the world and categorically a sin by many Christians.  But when we study the Scriptures, we … Continue reading

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Evangelism as listening and asking questions

I sent the following to the pastor of the church we went to a couple of Sundays ago in North Carolina. I told my kids and my brother-in-law it was a bad sermon, and I thought it was only right … Continue reading

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The wisdom of God regarding the poor

‘Now when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap to the very corners of your field, nor shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest. Nor shall you glean your vineyard, nor shall you gather the … Continue reading

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The wisdom of God regarding rape

In our day, having failed to study the law of God, the people of God are not familiar with it. Being unfamiliar with it, we don’t understand it, and not understanding it we lack confidence in it. This makes us … Continue reading

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