Covenant of Grace

Having Daily Devotions: (Part 2 – Fellowship with God in the Covenant of Grace)

(Audio Version) This is the second of three blogs on the importance of Christians setting apart a time in their schedule – every single day – to have “personal devotions” (or what some call a “quiet time”) by seeking God in prayer and by reading His Word. Last time we focused on how God saved …

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A Biblical Theology of Family, Parenting, and Fatherhood

This outline was used for a discussion with Edwin Ramirez on his video podcast, The Proverbial Life. Our discussion sought to demonstrate from Scripture what God’s definition, design, and purpose are for the family, parenting, and fatherhood. By starting in Genesis 1-2 with creation, and looking at the fall and redemption in Genesis 3, this …

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Eight Ways to Use Psalm 117 for Homeschool (Homeschool Lesson 1)

Written by Timothy and Floriana Brindle This is the first blog in a series in which we will seek to encourage families with some of the simple ways we have implemented Scripture in homeschooling our children. (Even if you don’t homeschool your kids, we pray this is encouraging for discipling them.) For the Brindles, homeschool …

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The God of the Seasons (Part 1: Autumn)

And when the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, the LORD said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, since the intention of man’s heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done. While the earth remains, seedtime and …

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Standing in the Gap to Intercede: A Biblical Theology of Mediator (Ps. 106)

  In God’s unfolding story of redemption, there are several figures who intercede on behalf of sinners as a sort of “mediator” between a holy God and His sinful people. Psalm 106 presents us with two of them: Moses and Phinehas. This psalm is about God’s patient, faithful, forgiving love, despite His people’s persistent wickedness. …

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How Jesus Views Our Children (Mark 10:13-16)

I will never forget the shame and embarrassment my wife and I felt when others learned she was pregnant for the fourth time in 6 years. What hurt the most was that these were Christians who did not congratulate us or rejoice with us that God had given us another child. We already knew this …

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