Monthly Archives: December 2011

Resolutions For the Advance of God’s Glory

In thinking about New Years and what resolutions I want to make, I see God’s grace in the close of one year and the dawn of another. This yearly cycle gives us the opportunity to take inventory of where we stand in relation to our Creator: … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons I Love the Grace of God

This time of year is full of year-end lists. Everything from the top 10 or more books of the year, to movies of the year, to memories of the year. Well, not to be left out of the list mania, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Immanuel Bible Church

It is with great joy and deep gratitude that the Pohlman family says to Immanuel Bible Church, “Merry Christmas!” This is the second Christmas I’ve had the privilege of serving as your senior pastor, and this Advent season has been sweeter than … Continue reading

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Does the Gospel Help with Everyday Things?

Thank you, David Powlison, for this helpful reminder. For other excellent resources from David Powlison and other biblical counselors, please visit the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (www.ccef.org). *** Does the Gospel Help with Everyday Things? by David Powlison One … Continue reading

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Preaching and Preachers

Beyond the Bible, no other book has shaped my understanding of preaching more than D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’s Preaching and Preachers. I remember pouring over this book as a young Christian before having ever preached a sermon. God was using this … Continue reading

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Augustine on The Incarnation

Man’s maker was made man, that He, Ruler of the stars, might nurse at His mother’s breast; that the Bread might hunger, the Fountain thirst, the Light sleep, the Way be tired on its journey; that the Truth might be … Continue reading

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Why Christmas?

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