Finding Virtue: Prudence

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Prudence is often listed as the first of the virtues because it is intellectual. Prudence is a term reflective of discernment. It is a cousin of wisdom but not its twin. Sometimes wisdom is a broad category describing knowledge of … Continued

Four Views of Divine Knowledge

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This weekend I’ll be preaching on the story of Joseph, including one fascinating phrase, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good” (Genesis 50:20). The passage touches on the issue of divine providence, God … Continued

Get Out of the Way

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One of the simplest and most useful accounts of sharing Jesus with others is in the opening chapter of John’s Gospel. Notice three brief stories. First, we read of John pointing the people to Jesus, saying, “After me comes a … Continued

He Is Lord of All

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We are so accustomed to the global reach of Christianity that we may overlook how spectacular it is that we should know the God of Israel. It was the Apostle Peter who first took the gospel to those beyond the … Continued

From Child to Heir

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“I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave, though he is the owner of everything” (Galatians 4:1). Paul asks us to imagine a wealthy man with a child who will … Continued