Tag Archives: Sanctification

Blessed Assurance (by Carissa Murch)

Blessed Assurance The other day I was driving to my doctor’s appointment, I was alone and it was quiet. One of two things happens when I am alone and it is quiet: 1) I fall asleep (three kiddos and 1 … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Outside the Womb

There is a difference between being born and learning how to live. Carissa and I are about 6 weeks away from welcoming our 4th baby girl into the world. Little Viola Grace (who is waving to you in this pic … Continue reading

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Taking Back Holiness

Holiness. What images and thoughts does that word evoke for you? I’m not sure where these thoughts come from, but as I think of “holiness” my mind drifts to images of stereo-typical stoic saintliness, smug expressions, rolling-eyes, and a “you … Continue reading

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What’s the Worst that Could Happen?

Perhaps you read last week’s blog “Don’t Get Confused” and thought, “Come on Andrew, you’re worrying about something so miniscule that it doesn’t even need to be addressed. Relax!” The Bible teaches that we are saved by grace[1] for good … Continue reading

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The Reason for Sports

Ted Kluck, co-author of Why We Love The Church, has written an insightful volume for Christians who love sports. The Reason for Sports unfolds as a dozen different articles on a random assortment of “sports meets theology” type issues. A … Continue reading

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The Hole in our Holiness

1 Peter 1:14-16  As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, “You shall be … Continue reading

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For the Christian who Struggles with Sin

I’m just finishing up a really good little book written by Greg Gilbert called What is the Gospel? I’ll probably post a review on it later this week. Toward the end of the book, in a chapter discussing the necessity … Continue reading

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