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Key Connections (July 13, 2018)

What Is the Mystery of Marriage? (David Mathis, Desiring God) God joined our first parents in the garden, and men and women ever since, to point us — oh so imperfectly but truly — to the kind of love and care his Son would give his people. And Jesus doesn’t break […]
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What Jesus Christ Has Accomplished

Isaiah 53 is one of the clearest statements of what Jesus Christ has accomplished for his people in the entire Bible: Christ came to redeem you from suffering and sin forever by sacrificing himself as your substitute on the cross. He was pierced for our transgressions,     he was crushed for […]
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Why Your Children Need to Understand that They’re Image Bearers

“Lord, help me see my girls the way you see them.” This is a normal prayer for me. I say it nearly every day, sometimes multiple times a day. It’s often answered as the Lord helps me soften my responses and tailor my discipline. However, recently this prayer was answered […]
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A Hurried Life Isn’t a Holy Life

In college, every hour of my life was scheduled in a color-coded planner, made and kept with meticulous precision. Senior year, I worked a full-time job, took 23 credit hours per semester, and made the Dean’s list for the eighth consecutive semester. Purple designated “free time” in my planner, which […]
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Good News for Husbands

God does not make demands without supplying grace. In our last article, we studied Paul’s exhortation in Ephesians 5 that husbands must “love their wives just as Christ also loved the church and gave himself up for her.” This is a serious, heavy responsibility, focused on the wife’s spiritual growth […]
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Key Connections (July 6, 2018)

How to Make a Mature Disciple (John Piper, Desiring God) God inspired a book — not a video. He inspired a book, and the book is made up of sentences, and paragraphs, and words, and they’re connected in certain ways so that they have meaning, from God Almighty, into the brains […]