Category Archives: suffering

Glenn Beck teaches us it’s not our fault…

“If I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among My people, and My people who are called by My name humble … Continue reading

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Who is this Jesus? #4 – suffering and hope

Following are the rough teacher’s notes from lesson 4 of a four-week Sunday School series titled, Who is this Jesus? See also the series preface, lesson 1, lesson 2, and lesson 3. Who is this Jesus? #4: Suffering and hope … Continue reading

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Worship wars: Worship as fuel for the fight

By wars in this case, I mean: That great struggle which makes up the entirety of the Christian life from first blush to final breath, the good fight of faith; and by worship I mean: The wonderful help that song … Continue reading

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Am I a Soldier of the Cross?

The Holy Scriptures do not let us escape the fact that the Christian life is war, but we are sleepy and hardly even realize that we are soldiers. Can it really be, though, that we will be content with comfort, … Continue reading

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They thought not that a thorough reformation would multiply their own work

…and all because they understood not what his salvation is, and how it is carried on, but dream of a salvation without flesh-displeasing, and without self-denial and renouncing the world, and parting with their sins, and without any holiness, or … Continue reading

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You husbands in the same way…

For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God. For … Continue reading

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Malthus: bad, but not quite that bad

Steve Mosher and the folks at the Population Research Institute run a site called Remember that Steven Mosher is the man who in 1983 was booted from his doctoral program in anthropology at Stanford after exposing the horrors of … Continue reading

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