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What We Learn About Spiritual Preparation from Peyton Manning

  Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Super Bowl bound Denver Broncos, recently threw for the most passing yards and the most passing touchdowns in NFL history.  He is physically gifted beyond imagination, but he doesn’t attribute his football success to … Continue reading

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Christians Don’t Do Good Works Out Of Gratitude For Being Saved

There’s a popular but profound misconception that the reason why we Christians open our homes–or share our bread, or forgive, or do any kind of good work at all in our Christian lives–is because we are grateful to God for … Continue reading

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Reigning With Christ: The Original (And Still Greater) Great Commission

Historians credit seventeenth-century Lutheran missionary Justinian von Welz with coining the phrase “The Great Commission” to describe Jesus’ “go and make disciples of all nations” missionary charge to the disciples in Matthew 28:18–20; however, it took Hudson Taylor, nineteenth-century missionary … Continue reading

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