The Creative Love of God

“Human love, Martin Luther claims, is reactive: it responds to something intrinsically attractive in an object, which consequently draws it out. In other words, human love is attracted to what it first finds lovely. When a husband recalls the moment he fell in love with his wife, he remembers that he saw something intrinsically attractive …

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A Blessing

“The Lord our God be with you, as he was with our fathers. May he not leave you or forsake you, that he may incline your hearts to him, to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments, his statutes, and his rules, which he commanded our fathers. Let these words of mine, …

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Public Prayer in our Public Worship

Public Prayer in our Public Worship Dr. Jerry Nelson It was over 30 years ago that Gordon MacDonald changed my understanding and practice on the subject of public prayer in worship (“The Cleansing Power of Public Prayer” in Leadership, Winter Quarter, 1987).   Since then I have read a number of books and articles on …

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Romans 13:11-16

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