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Living Wisely #6—Wisely Done

Everyone who hears these words of mine, and acts upon them, is like a wise man who built his house upon the rock. The rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew and burst against that house; but it did not fall, for it had been founded upon the rock. Matthew 7:24–25 We … Continue reading

Civility #3—Despicable Me

Why do you despise your brother or sister? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God. …  All of us will give an account of ourselves to God. Romans 14:10–12 The waitress asked Descartes if he’d like another cup of coffee. He said, “I think not.” Then he disappeared. Our self-perception colors … Continue reading

Praised by God #5 — Informed Praise

Do not judge anyone before the time when the Lord comes. He will reveal the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the intentions of our hearts; then our praise will come to us from God. 1 Corinthians 4:5 Impatience often causes us not to gather enough information. Incomplete information leads to misunderstanding, misdiagnosis, and … Continue reading

God’s Presence #6 — Present for Clarity

It is to your advantage that I … send the Helper to you. … He will expose the world’s error concerning sin, righteousness and judgment. John 16:7-8 The world would have us believe incorrectly about certain fundamental truths. So having the Holy Spirit is advantageous for Christians. Jesus does not give him to us to … Continue reading

Comfort #7 — Perceptive Comfort

When the Comforter comes, he will convict the world concerning sin, and righteousness, and judgment; concerning sin, because they do not believe in me; and concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father, and you no longer behold me; and concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged. John 16:8-11 When we … Continue reading

Saving Judgment

You marched through the earth in fury; you tread on the nations in anger. You went forth to save your people. Habak­kuk 3:12-13 When we fear the Eternal, we need never fear for eternity. The ungodly in every nation will rage against God and present themselves as fear­ful, but our infinitely wise and powerful defender … Continue reading