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Feb
28

Liar, Lunatic, or Lord

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By Bob Krupp C. S. Lewis did not think people should be allowed to call Jesus a nice teacher. Lewis believed that He left only three options as to who He was: a liar, a lunatic, or the Lord. Unbelieving critics have dismissed this as a classic case of a false alternative and prefer to…
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Feb
13

The Necessity of Preaching for Godliness – Part 2 of a Study in Titus

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I wonder how many of us are more like the Galatian church than we would care to admit. How often do we think, even subconsciously, that something must be added to the perfect finished work of Christ? Paul chides the Galatians regarding how they received the Spirit. Was it by works of the law or…
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Jan
31

5 Most Influential Books by Dr. Robert Krupp

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The TransformedBlog asked the faculty of Western Seminary to give a brief list of the most influential books (other than the Bible) that they have read. Dr. Robert Krupp, Associate Professor of Church History and Library Director at Western, lists his 5 most influential books.   The Promise-Plan of God Walter C. Kaiser Jr. Dr. Kaiser was…
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Jan
27

Why Doesn’t God Answer My Prayers?

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After nearly two years of battling lymphoma, my friend asked to return home from the hospital and died two days later. I had prayed countless times for God to grant remission of the cancer. My family had prayed. Gary’s wife and family prayed. Our church family prayed. We all believed that God would be most…
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Jan
22

The Mission of God and the Madness of His People: A Portrait of Real Repentance, Part 3

Church in green field.

Does the average Christian have an adequate grasp of God’s eagerness to forgive?  How should the grace of God affect our leadership?  How should preachers handle concepts such as God’s ‘immutability’? We asked Art Azurdia… Listen to sermon (Jonah 3:10): Do you think this is a foreign idea to many people; that God is eager…
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