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Bible Q&A: Have I Committed the Unforgivable Sin?

Question: Have I committed the unforgivable sin? Answer: Hi, this is Pastor Tim from Unlocking the Bible. Pastor Colin asked me to thank you for your good question and respond to you. I want you to know that we’ve received this question a number of times over the years. It’s clearly […]
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A Tale of Two Figs

Once upon a time, there were two baskets of figs. One basket was full of ripe, plump figs. The other basket had rotten ones. The first basket of figs looked so good that it promised a whole summer of fresh fruit, more than you could eat, bursting with sweetness and […]
God's knowledge

Four Responses You Should Have to God’s Knowledge of You

The deep desire of the human soul is to be known and loved. As I’ve interacted with students over the years, and as I’ve looked into my heart, I’ve found that the search for “the one” is often propelled by a desire to know and be known in an intimate […]
Bible resources

Key Connections (November 16, 2016)

Walking with Our Children through Suffering (Sarah Walton, Set Apart) What do we do when suffering strikes in our kid’s lives? How do we prepare our children for a world that involves disappointment, pain, and loss? 3 Motivations to Hate Sin (Erik Raymond, The Gospel Coalition) Until sin is actually hated […]
Bible reading

22 Prayers for Your Bible Reading

Reading the Bible before praying is like putting the cart before the horse. The proverbial horse is the Holy Spirit of God, who empowers and enlightens our Bible reading as we mine the depths of his Word. The proverbial cart makes up our willing eyes and hungry hearts, the Spirit-led […]
the heart is deceitful above all things

The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? (Jeremiah 17:9) Being born this sort of person, it’s no wonder my natural motivations are all wrong. In college, I led worship for our Christian fellowship group. One night, a guest speaker was sitting next to […]