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Oh, The Joy of Preaching!

Oh, the joy of preaching! Oh, the honor of teaching through books and passages of the Bible—God’s Word—as they unfurl, as God’s gave them, line upon line and precept upon precept. When one studies the Bible like this at the kitchen table, or when one expounds it like this in the classroom lectern or chapel […]

Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It!

A Study of Ruth 4:1-12 Introduction When we were elementary children, we had to learn vocabulary. What does pledge mean? What does allegiance mean? Republic? Indivisible? When we commit our lives to Christ, we enter God’s school—the School of the Bible—and He has some vocabulary words for us. We don’t need to avoid those words, […]

5 Great Changes that Come with Repentance

Five Great Changes That Come with Repentance A Study of Ruth 2 Introduction: If you’re worried about raising children in a difficult age, let me recommend the book of Ruth. The prior book, Judges, tells of a long period of cyclical sin. Everyone did what was right in their own eyes, not what was right […]

The Man With 2,347 Names on His Prayer List

I’ve come across the account of a man named Ding Li-Mei, whose story will inspire your prayer life. Ding and his family were reached for Christ in the 1800s by the foreign missions efforts of American Presbyterians. As a child, Ding was responsive to the Gospel and was mentored by a woman named Julia Mateer, […]