Adorned: Living Out The Beauty Of The Gospel Together (Book Review)

Our neighborhood ladies’ Bible study is doing something a little different this time. Instead of a traditional “Bible study” we are reading and discussing the book, Adorned: Living Out The Beauty Of The Gospel Together, by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.  This is unusual for me, for although I love reading books, I believe spiritual growth is …

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Opportunities With Outsiders

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.  Colossians 4:5 Have you ever been an “outsider?”  The dictionary defines it as a person who does not belong.  We’ve all experienced this at some stage of life – maybe in middle school (where it seems no one really fits in), or perhaps in …

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Bible Study Tools: Help or Hindrance?

Tools can be important when you have a job to do, but they can also be a hindrance.  I remember (vaguely) studying about the Industrial Revolution in school.  In the late 1700’s, manufacturing was done in homes, by hand.  Generations of families passed down the secrets of their trade, and they made their living by …

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Feeling Contemptible? What Does God’s Word Say?

In my blog post on the Treasure Trove of Psalm 119, the second practical application of the Word of God I mentioned was that it keeps us from reproach and contempt.  The source of this claim is verse 22: Take away reproach and contempt from me, for I observe your testimonies. Reproach and contempt are …

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