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7 Implications of the Image of God

Have you ever read Lambert, the Sheepish Lion? It’s a children’s tale of identity, and growing up. The baby-delivering stork is dropping off a delivery of lambs to their new sheep mothers, and through a fateful mishap, a baby lion cub gets delivered to a sheep. The sheep mother raises him as one of the flock, […]

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Sit to the Feast of Christ

In a letter to a woman suffering from depression, John Newton wrote: “They who would always rejoice, must derive their joy from a source which is invariably the same; in other words, from Jesus. Oh, that name! What a person, what an office, what a love, what a life, what a death, does it recall […]

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Waking Up and Seeing Jesus

“The way is good, says Chrysostom, if it be to a feast, though through a dark and miry lane; if to an execution not good, though through the fairest street of the city. Non qua sed quo. Not the way but the end is to be mainly considered.” – C.H. Spurgeon The way of the […]

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The Bread of Anxious Toil: How to Sleep

The Bible has a way of taking our mundane human experience and shaping it, girding it with meaning beyond what we could discern on our own. From the first pages of Scripture we find that Sleep and Rest is fundamental to both the human and divine experience, and has profundity below the seemingly opaque surface. […]

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Sin Separates Us from God…Right?

Sin separates us from God Right? Like most biblical ideas, it’s nuanced. We tend to land on the extremes, that’s our modus operandi; we functionally operate as though sin completely undoes the finished work of Christ, or as though our sin is a light thing in the eyes of God, since we have been justified. […]

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