Category Archives: Family

Nothing But the Blood

Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. ~Isaiah 1:18 In the last 36 hours … Continue reading

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What We Won’t Regret

I love this list of things from Kevin DeYoung about what we won’t regret: We won’t regret playing hide and seek with our children. We won’t regret turning off the t.v. and putting the phone away. We won’t regret that … Continue reading

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Mormons, Religious Liberty, and Irreconcilable Theological Differences

At a recent address at Brigham Young University, the president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Albert Mohler, models how to talk about issues of common concern while holding to essential theological distinctions. What Mohler demonstrates is how to not … Continue reading

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Till Death Do Us Part

Mark 10:1-12 is an amazingly beautiful word about marriage. This is my text for tomorrow’s sermon. In this song by Matthew Mayfield I hear its echo (lyrics below). The sunlight is stationed high to her right With marks of the … Continue reading

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Living As One Adopted

After church on Sunday I was asked if I would recommend a good book for family devotions. I immediately thought of Sinclair Ferguson’s excellent little book, Children of the Living God: Delighting in the Father’s Love. From the Preface: You cannot … Continue reading

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Sanctity of Life Sunday

Tomorrow marks 39 years since since the infamous Roe v. Wade decision made abortion legal in the United States. As Albert Mohler notes, “Since that decision was handed down, more than 50 million babies have been aborted, at a rate … Continue reading

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“His Father’s Fingers”

These were the words used by Susan Olsen in the email she just sent me which included the picture below. Susan took this picture at my son Johnny’s piano practice yesterday. He’s working hard to learn piano so he can … Continue reading

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