Eternity and the Endless Communication of God’s Glory Forgive me for two posts in one day.  This is from “The End for Which God Created the World” by Jonathan Edwards.  I wrestled with it again today in my study of Exodus 7:5- The Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch out…

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A Real Banquet And they all ate and were satisfied. Mark 6:42   It doesn’t take long to be involved in a church to realize that any church event must be accompanied by food.  The old McDonald’s slogan “food, folks, and fun” was often applied to church life.  There is nothing wrong with eating at church…

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Bible Translation Controversy (!) I first heard it like this: “Pastor Ryan, did you hear that Wycliffe Bible Translators is doing a translation that changes “son of God” to something else so it won’t offend Muslims?”   Wycliffe has gone liberal!  Wycliffe denies the gospel!  Wycliffe is probably a terrorist sleeper cell just waiting to…

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The Way It should Be

Back in December in a Sunday PM sermon on Micah I alluded to the controversy over a nativity scene in a Texas town between an atheist and the town.  I was amazed and encouraged to see this follow up article.  It’s a must read.

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Our Kids Listen to Us I had to share this.  Recently, Zoe, a 7 year old girl at our church, had a playground accident and broke her arm.  She was brave and endured the pain.  Her 8 year old brother, Jack, helped to get the ambulance and even got Zoe a stuffed animal so she…

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Why I Preach Out of the ESV There is a plethora of English Bible translations available today.  It seems to me a new version comes out every two years (the latest is the Lexham English Bible).  The market for English Bibles is very competitive!  Here are some reasons why I have settled on the ESV…

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Why You Need to Know About the Dead Sea Scrolls Last week I was able to go with Ray Goodwin to Discovery Times Square to see the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit.  It was my third time seeing an exhibit of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and this one is excellent.  The display is on until April,…

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