Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81. As I grow older 81 doesn’t seem that old, but also folk like Rogers have been part of my life for so long I’m almost surprised that he was only 81. Last year Kenny re-released The Love Of God, an album of hymns and spiritual songs. …

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Our reaction to current events will reveal whether we truly remember that Christians are pilgrims not citizens of the realms in which we live. The Apostles’ Creed helps Christians remember our true status in the midst of a culture that demands our assimilation. From Ralph Davis: Some of us use the Apostles’ Creed in worship. …

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Ralph Davis writes about Abraham mourning the death of Sarah, describing it as a common sorrow of covenant people. This may be a ‘common’ sorrow but there is nothing common about this death. It is a special death. Sarah is the only woman in Genesis whose age is given at death. And Sarah is, in …

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Last Saturday night I participated in a phone conversation that dealt with directions about various medical treatment choices that may or may not be needed for someone who is not capable of making those choices themselves. I found this article by Kathryn Butler at Desiring God covered a lot of the considerations that were being …

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Taking a cue from one of the less likely of Jonathan Edward’s well-known resolutions, Grayson Pope invites us visit the house of mourning to learn enduring lessons. By planning your death, you should also be making plans about living. An excerpt: Start Planning Your Own Funeral Jonathan Edwards is known for his famous resolutions—short promises …

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There’s a difference between deserved and heartfelt appreciation for those who are deceased and the use of unhelpful sentimental phraseology about their eternal state. This is not about making judgments, it’s about leaving what is unknown unsaid. From Nick Batzig’s post at Reformation 21. …I’ve noticed something of a concerning trend over the past several …

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