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Behind the Scenes #2—The End In View

Joseph answered, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God? You intended evil toward me, but God intended your actions for a good purpose, so he could keep alive a great people.” Genesis 50:20 Joseph was the perfect child, and his brothers hated him for it. So they sold him into slavery. Despite … Continue reading

Holiness #7 — Holy Identity

You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light; 1 Peter 2:9 Contrary to modern American culture which says “What I do determines who I am,” Peter teaches … Continue reading

I Was Just Thinking … That God Accomplishes His Purposes

Great encouragement came to me recently from Isaiah 55:11, “So shall my word be that goes forth from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I send it.” While this verse teaches the effectiveness of God’s … Continue reading

I Was Just Thinking … About Square Pegs

Dr. Daniel Fuller was my mentor at Fuller Seminary, and has been a lifelong friend since then. Occasionally on these pages I will submit “reprints” of articles he wrote between 30 & 40 years ago. I trust you will find these as encouraging to your faith as I have to mine. Here’s the first … … Continue reading