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“Seeking Him First” (Matthew 6:33 sermon)

This week I finished reading a book I had always heard about, but had never read: Herman Melville’s The White Whale or Moby Dick. In it he tells the story of Captain Ahab, who was obsessed with killing the great … Continue reading

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What Drives Your Decisions?

“So as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.” (I Peter 4:2) What drives your life? What factors are involved in determining the decisions … Continue reading

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“A Christian Decision-Making Grid” (I Cor. 9-10 sermon)

In 1939 Dietrich Bonhoeffer was one of the leading Christian preachers and teachers in Germany — but the country had been taken over by Adolph Hitler, and the noose of his control was beginning to tighten over the country. Soon … Continue reading

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“First” (2016 New Years message)

A friend of mine in Louisiana who is a runner sent me a hilarious video some time ago. It was about a guy whose life was all about running. It just dominated his day. He would get up early in … Continue reading

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Paul on Decision-Making, Part III

“Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” (I Corinthians 10:31) In the book of I Corinthians, the Apostle Paul shares several “nuggets” of truth which can help us in our … Continue reading

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Decision-Making, Part II

“Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.”  (I Corinthians 10:24) Having already stated in I Corinthians 9:23 that his first consideration in decision-making was the gospel (see post here), Paul here offers a second: consider … Continue reading

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A Gospel Decision-Making Grid (Decision-Making, Pt. I)

How do you determine if you are going to do something or not?  By whether you “want” to do it?  If it will make you appear good to others?  Because it will make you money?  How do you decide? The … Continue reading

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