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Arise Jonah and Go to California, That Wretched State!

Arise Jonah and Go to California, That Wretched State!

When is it time to get out of California? I just paid over four dollars a gallon for gas. Taxes are out of control. The roadways are falling apart and overcrowded. Homelessness is endemic in Calfornia’s major cities. Worst of all, the politicians have utterly ruined...

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The Priority of Preaching

The Priority of Preaching

The scene in Acts 20:1–12 is painfully unfamiliar to the modern churchgoer. The Apostle Paul is gathered with the saints in Troas on Sunday in an upper room. The parchments are rolled open and he is preaching. Luke tells us that he spoke “until midnight.” This means...

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Romans The Power Of God For Salvation (30): Romans 8:1–8

Romans The Power Of God For Salvation (30): Romans 8:1–8

In this episode Chris and I turn to Romans chapter 8, where Paul begins with the glorious good news: “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (Rom 8:1; ESV). This cones right on the heels of Paul’s lament in Romans 7:22-24, “For I...

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Christian Liberty: A Product Of Sola Scriptura

Christian Liberty: A Product Of Sola Scriptura

October is Reformation month for confessional Protestants, i.e., those Reformed, Lutheran, and Anglican Churches that trace their roots to the Protestant Reformation. One of the basic tenets of the Reformation was sola Scriptura, according to Scripture alone. By...

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Romans The Power Of God For Salvation (30): Romans 8:1–8

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AGR listeners and readers rely social media to receive or find AGR content (e.g., the Abounding Grace Radio podcast or AGR Live blog posts). This is convenient as long as social media companies do not get between us, AGR and you, the AGR listener and reader....

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Big Eva And Big Church

Big Eva And Big Church

In a recent episode of her podcast the Chicago-based journalist Julie Roys interviewed two people, Jim and Theresa, who have a long history with the Willow Creek movement. It is a fascinating but troubling interview. The reader should listen to the interview for...

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As It Was In The Days Of Noah: 2 Peter 1:1–2

As It Was In The Days Of Noah: 2 Peter 1:1–2

Introduction The epistles of 1 and 2 Peter are unjustly neglected, first because they are both God’s inspired Word. Second, because these epistles give us a perspective on the history of salvation, the accomplishment of redemption, and the nature of life between the...

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