Personal Worship

So As Not To Be Dead

So As Not To Be Dead

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I listen to audio-books quite regularly. My reading time is generally not my own, usually spent on my ThM Thesis or some theology book I’m trying to wade through. But every morning and afternoon I have 20 minutes of uninterrupted driving time which I fill by listening to various authors who are wholly unrelated to either my work or schooling….

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Service in Marriage: The Uncomfortable Command

Service in Marriage: The Uncomfortable Command

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Within a marriage there is usually one spouse who cares about the organization and cleanliness of the house and its contents more than the other. (And if both of you care about keeping the house neat and in order…well…I’m sure Liz would be jealous  :-). For that spouse, there are many moments when they find themselves cleaning up after the…

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Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

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I’ve been listening through the works of C. S. Lewis (Mere Christianity, The Problem of Pain, The Screwtape Letters, and A Grief Observed so far) these past few weeks on audiobook. Though it’s been fairly difficult to get the whole of his argument, it’s been helpful to hear each work in context. Lewis was someone who only existed in my head…

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Your Blood Speaks A Better Word

Your Blood Speaks A Better Word

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When reading the book of Hebrews I often find that I leave with the nagging sensation that I missed something. That I failed to grasp some profoundly encouraging truth just because I couldn’t understand what the author meant.  If you know me, you know that I like to comprehend things – so leaving a passage of scripture un-figured out frustrates…

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There Is No Sin

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There is no sin that I have done That has such height and breadth It can’t be washed in Jesus’ blood Or covered by His death. There is no spot that still remains, No cause to hide my face, For He has stooped to wash me clean And covered me with grace.   My wife and I were asked to…

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