Monthly Archives: February 2014

Time and the Kingdom Lifestyle

Having spent significant time in India at this point, I notice that the Indian perception of time is rather different from the western notion. (Indians joke that “IST” actually stands for “Indian Stretchable Time.”) In India, transactions are relational rather … Continue reading

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Lazarus and the Three Commands

Morning devotion delivered to IGL Pastors’ Conference, Pune, Maharashtra, India, 21 February 2014, with some minor editing for clarity. I said yesterday that we would be discussing the “fear of the Lord” today. God changed my mind. After hearing about … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Teaching on Worship

Message delivered to India Gospel League Pastors’ Conference, Pune, Maharashtra, India, 19 February 2014 The theme for this conference is WORSHIP. We will be talking a great deal about worship in the next few days. I would like to encourage … Continue reading

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Pylons

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1 … Continue reading

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Two Strains of Yeast

In his epistle to the Galatian churches, Paul forcefully confronts the error of justification by works, the false, anti-Gospel notion that Christians are obligated to obey the Law of Moses in order to merit salvation, and consequently must undergo the … Continue reading

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A Zipporah Moment

Along the journey of Moses’ life, tucked into the narrative, is a very strange incident: At a lodging place on the way the Lord met him and sought to put him to death. Then Zipporah took a flint and cut … Continue reading

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