Author Archives: Brian

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Follower of Christ, Husband, Dad, and Pastor

Reflections on I Chronicles 11-13

David becomes king and tries to move the ark to Jerusalem. Rejoicing – As the ark was being moved, David and the people were rejoicing before the Lord. At what special event have you rejoiced before the Lord?  How is … Continue reading

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Reformation Collection

Here are some more short biographies of people from the Reformation: Thomas Becon: The Monday Morning Protestant – Brian Hanson (DG) William Tyndale: The Underground Translator – John Piper (DG) Martin Bucer: The Protestant Melting Pot – Marshall Segal (DG) … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 11-16: Life & Worship Before The Lord

(11-12) Three times we read that Israel made David their king “according to the word of the Lord” (11:3, 11:10, 12:23).  What is the significance of that phrase? What would it look like for us to live this way? (14) … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: Souls Need Songs: How God Shapes Us Through Singing – Hayden Nesbit (DG) God made our souls for song. Scripture brims with God’s call for his people to sing his praises. … Continue reading

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Reformation Collection

Here are some more good and short biographies of people from the Reformation: Philip Melanchthon: The Gentle Lutheran – David Mathis (DG) Wibrandis Rosenblatt: The Bride of the Reformation – Noel Piper (DG) Wolfgang Capito: The Protestant Peacemaker – Rick … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Chronicles 6-10

The genealogies continue, before retelling Saul’s death: Return – Chapter 9 gives the genealogy of those who returned from exile. The point of all these genealogies is to show that the returned exiles belong to Israel.  The promises to Israel … Continue reading

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Reformation Collection

Here are some more good posts on the Reformation: The Reformation & the Rediscovery of Christian Assurance – Eric Davis (Cripplegate) Tetzel on 7 Years in Purgatory for Every Sin – Gene Veith Protestant and Catholic: What’s the Difference? – … Continue reading

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Q&A#1: Verses for Reflection

Q: What is our primary purpose in life? A: Our primary purpose in life is to love God and people, in response to His love for us, for the glory of God. Verses To Reflect on God’s Love For Us … Continue reading

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Reflections on I Chronicles 1-5

Our passage today consists of genealogies. Davidic Line – Chapter 3 gives the genealogy of David’s descendants. Note that it continues beyond the exile (v17-24).  Judah may have gone into exile, but David’s line continues.  This would have been a … Continue reading

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Reformation Collection

There are a lot of great posts out there as we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  I’ll be linking to many over next few weeks.  Here is the first batch – short biographies of four pre-Reformation reformers you … Continue reading

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