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The Joy of the Resurrection

“If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain.” (1 Cor. 15:14) Easter Sunday, the day of remembrance of Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is a time of celebration for Christians. Easter is a time of immense joy. Why? As Paul alluded to above, Christ’s resurrection […]

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God’s Overwhelming Glory

The other day I meditated on this verse in Romans, “For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever.” (Romans 1:25). Here Paul describes how people turn away from the Lord to man-made gods. They worship idols instead of the […]

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Articulating the Atonement: Part 2

“In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our sins, according to the riches of His grace which he lavished upon us.” (Ephesians 1:7) The cross is a mystery. As is the Incarnation, the Resurrection, the Holy Trinity, the hypostatic union, justification, original sin, the divine inspiration and inerrancy of Scripture, the […]

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Finding His Eucharistic Love

“I don’t get it. I don’t understand. Why would He do this? Why would He humble Himself like that? What would cause Him to perform such an insane miracle for us? The kind of thing that makes so many of His followers today walk away in disbelief? Why? I’m not good at not understanding. I […]

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As He Has Loved

“Love one another as I have loved you.” – Jesus I have to admit, this command seems pretty impossible at first glance. Yet it is one of my favorite Bible verses, which I think has something to do with the fact that it causes me to sit back and reflect on just how it is […]

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