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A.W. Tozer on the Irony of What We've Made of Christmas

Christ came to bring peace and we celebrate his coming by making peace impossible for six weeks of each year …. He came to help the poor and we ...


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A Deeper Reason for Our Christmas Greed

In his book Things Unseen: Living with Eternity in Your Heart, Mark Buchanan points out how we all continually live for the "Next Thing"—the ...


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Doing Battle with the "Eve Factor"

Joe Stowell writes in “Jesus Nation”:

Several years ago, [my wife] and I moved out of Chicago to the western suburbs to be near our grandkids. ...


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How Elvis Taught Me That the First Will Be Last

Many years ago, our family lived in Memphis. One day our 16-year-old son was reading the local paper and saw that a movie about Elvis Presley was going ...


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Different Attitudes Among Silver and Bronze Medalists

A fascinating study done by Professor Vicki Medvec reveals the relative importance of subjective attitudes over and above objective circumstances. Medvec ...


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Tim Keller on Idolatry

In an article for the Gospel Coalition, pastor and author Tim Keller offers this potent definition of sin: "Sin isn't only doing bad things, ...


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Seven More Deadly Sins

We're all probably familiar with the Roman Catholic Church's list of seven deadly sins: pride, envy, gluttony, greed, lust, wrath, and sloth. ...


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Idolatry Is Misguided Gratitude

The essence of sin is misguided gratitude, not ingratitude. As dependent creatures we all, by nature, thank somebody or something (usually ourselves!) ...


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CEO Focused on Materialistic Competition

Peggy Noonan describes an encounter with an American CEO:

I am talking with the head of a mighty American corporation. We're in his window-lined office, ...


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Our Light Doesn't Compare with God's

Mark McMinn makes the following observation in his book, Why Sin Matters:

When we see ourselves as "pretty good," we misunderstand the gravity ...

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