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Jonathan Edwards's Commitment to Resolutions

Jonathan Edwards, the 18th-century revivalist, sat down at age 17 and penned 21 resolutions by which he would live his life. He added to this list until, ...


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Following Jesus Exactly

My friend bought a 19-foot jet boat and invited me along for her maiden voyage. The boat is made of steel and fitted with a V-8 engine. We put the boat ...


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Always an Example

At the 1993 annual meeting of The American Heart Association, 300,000 doctors, nurses, and researchers met in Atlanta to discuss, among other things, ...


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Preachers Represent God

Three-year-old Brooke had always been told that her family went to church to talk and listen to God. Since I as the preacher do most of the talking in ...


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WWJD for a Prostitute?

Author and speaker Barbara Johnson writes:

I had just finished speaking at one of the last Women of Faith (WOF) conferences in 1998, challenging the audience ...

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Cannot Choose Which Cross

God can never make me wine if I object to the fingers he uses to crush me. If God would only crush me with his own fingers, and say, “Now, my son, ...


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Walking Advertisements

We ought to be Christians in large type, so that it would not be necessary (for others) to be long in our (company), or to regard us through spectacles, ...


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Seeking a Living Faith

Some time ago I was biking in Michigan and met another biker who, like myself, was a professor of theology. In the course of our conversation by the side ...


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One-Track Ministry

I suppose they say of me, "He is a radical; he is a fanatic; he only has one idea." Well, it is a glorious idea. I would rather have that said ...


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Conformed to His Image

On a wall near the main entrance to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, is a portrait with the following inscription: "James Butler Bonham--no picture ...


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