Tag Archives: obedience to God

Living Out of Death


Let me eat when I’m hungry let me drink when I’m dry two dollars when I’m hard up religion when I die… —”Moonshiner,” traditional (via Dylan and esp. Uncle Tupelo, in my case) Religion, in its truest form, is for … Continue reading

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Children of the Promise


I’ve been coming across our title phrase—or rather, it’s been coming across me—a lot lately (Rom. 9:8, Gal. 4:28). How do we live like “children of promise”? One way to look at it also came across me lately… As I’ve … Continue reading

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Love, Obedience, and Purity of Heart


I’ve been spending a lot of time in the “upper room discourse” lately, in John 13-14 in particular so far. It’s an interesting section, since it’s one of the few where you really see Jesus interacting with His disciples collectively, … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Dreams — the fuller version


I am becoming increasingly convinced, as I get older, that God does not demand our obedience simply because it honors Him. That is, of course, a true and healthy reason to do it; and I wouldn’t even bothering arguing with … Continue reading

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