Tag Archives: salvation

An Unfinished Sentence

It’s Open-Ended The book of Proverbs is like an unfinished sentence. All the books in the Old Testament are incomplete…they could only point to Jesus who is the completion. The big gap in Proverbs is that it tells us where we are and where we should be, but it doesn’t really tell us how to […]

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Wisdom is a person

  “Blessed is the one who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting beside my doors. For whoever finds me finds life and obtains favor from the Lord, but he who fails to find me injures himself; all who hate me love death.” -Proverbs 8:34-36 Wisdom is a path, not an epiphany So, […]

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How to know God’s will (or at least a start)

3 of 3 (FYI, Here’s part 1 and part 2) The ‘how-to’ section is always tough. So here are a few disclaimers: this isn’t an exhaustive list. this isn’t a formula or a trick. this doesn’t exclude the obvious! That being said, when you’re trying to figure out God’s personal will, working through this list sure […]

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Vision for 100

One year ago I accepted a challenge from Michael Gatlin.  It boiled down to this (paraphrasing wildly): “Set a goal for how many people will be led to Christ through the ministry of your church in the next year. Be bold about it, and then have the guts to tell your church about it, and […]