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Complementarian vs. Egalitarian (pt. 3) – Egalitarian

October 11, 2012 by

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Egalitarianism…weeeeooooo!! More fun! (see the first two of the series here: Part one: The beginning Part two: Complementarian)   Egalitarian means “equal”…itar…ian… Well, “egal” means equal in french. And the main idea behind this –ism is that we are all made equal and have equal standing before God. Period. Definite article. While they acknowledge that […]

Complementarian vs. Egalitarian (pt 2) – Complementarian

September 13, 2012 by

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Complementarianism? YAY here we go… ( I will be using third person pronouns, don’t take it personally ) This Ligon Duncan quote is the benchmark of the majority of this view, “God has created men and women equal in their essential dignity and human person-hood, but different and complementary in function with male headship in […]

God’s Gift -or- Mood Altering Substance

March 15, 2012 by

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Yes Music is both. When God created the world He made everything Good. Well, almost. There is one thing that God said was not good pre-sin. That was for man to be alone. So, after showing Adam how no created being could quell the sense his sense of solitude, God remedied this one lack. He […]

Eat this Book – Preface + Chapter 1

February 23, 2011 by

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If you aren’t sure what’s going on right now let me direct you to this post. Preface – Peterson gives an account of their grandson miming reading a new testament (he can’t read yet). But the manner in which he tried gave birth to the idea of the necessity of a book like the one […]

Psalm 32

February 11, 2011 by

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This psalm is one of my favorites. It has a very definite repentant feel to it and it includes, even starts with, the truth of God’s forgiveness and grace. Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity, and in whose […]

| The desires of Your Heart |

February 8, 2010 by

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Psalm 37:4 “Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart.” Not to sound over analytical, but what does the end of the verse mean? “…give you the desires of your heart.” I’ve seen this verse summed up as “Stay close to God and He will give you what […]

Abram to Abraham| prt. 1

January 23, 2009 by

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Continuing to study worship throughout the bible we've come to Abram/Abraham. How do we study worship through looking at Abraham? Part of the answer is fairly straight forward, the Issac story, but we will be looking at the complexities that make Abraham a dynamic person and make his radical obedience all the more astounding.