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“Man of Sorrows” by Bob Kellemen

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. (Isa. 53:3) The Gospel and Grief Grief. It comes in all forms and fashions, because loss comes in all shapes and sizes. When we think of grief, our souls tend to focus especially on the devastating grief that accompanies death. …

New Release Today: Early Reformation Covenant Theology by Robert J. D. Wainwright

Early Reformation Covenant Theology: English Reception of Swiss Reformed Thought, 1520–1555 by Robert J. D. Wainwright About Robert Wainwright demonstrates the importance of covenant theology in the early years of the Reformation when Huldrych Zwingli, Heinrich Bollinger, and John Calvin recast late medieval conceptions of the divine pact within radical new parameters of grace alone …

Walking by the Spirit by Deepak Reju

If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit. (Gal. 5:25) Who is in charge of your life? Are you following the desires of your flesh and the pressures of this world? Or are you being led by the Spirit? Living by faith through the Spirit and putting your sin to …

Avoiding Conflict by Steve Hoppe

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 (NIV) “I go out of my way to avoid conflict with my partner.” It’s one of over two hundred statements on an assessment that I administer to couples to evaluate their matrimonial health. Potential responses range on a scale from “strongly disagree” to “strongly …

The Doctrines of Grace by Shane Lems

Introduction Stories . . . The Bible is a book with many stories: the flood, the exodus, Joshua fighting the Canaanites, Samson battling the Philistines, David defeating Goliath, the prophet Hosea marrying the sinful woman, and Jesus healing the blind man. Those are just a few of the many great stories in God’s Word, and …