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A Plea for Priorities

By Aimee Byrd God has ordained very ordinary means to communicate extraordinary grace while the world uses extraordinary means to communicate ordinary, humdrum data. A study done by Retrevo interviewing one thousand people indicates that 48 percent of us check Facebook before getting out of bed. So eager to get the latest update, many don’t …

Seeing Christ in the Ten Commandments

By John M. Frame If all Scripture testifies of Christ (Luke 24:27; John 5:39), then the law of God surely cannot be an exception. As we study the law, then, we should examine its witness to Christ. I assume that some readers of this book are preparing for Christian ministry. They especially need to know …

Do We Sin Less Now?

By Aimee Byrd If we are growing in our faith, does this mean we sin less? The answer is both yes and no.   If we really are growing in the faith, shouldn’t we be sinning less? What does it mean to be a mature Christian? After all, since we are being sanctified and transformed into Christ’s likeness, I …

Teaching the Tough Stuff: God Rules the World

In a time when governments and kingdoms seem to fail us. It’s important to remind our kids that God still rules the world. But how do we teach them? Sally Michael gives us some advice.   When you were little, did you ever sit on someone’s lap and steer the car down the driveway? When you …

The Husband of One Wife

By Daniel M. Doriani Paul’s statement that an overseer must be “the husband of but one wife” seems clear, but there has been considerable debate about Paul’s precise message. Literally, the Greek says an overseer must be “a one-woman man.” This short remark can mean one of four things: Option 1: Paul believed overseers had to …