Monthly Archives: August 2010

About Time!

It’s been too long since I last wrote. Sorry for the delay, but I’ve been (and still am) out of the country speaking in Poland for Campus Crusade. But now it’s about time to get back to work. The conference … Continue reading

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Purely Personal

This has been a difficult summer for my wife. I left Dallas in mid May to go to India for a month. The first two weeks we could talk daily via internet (Skype) or phone. The next two weeks I … Continue reading


Out of town

We will be out of town for the weekend, starting on Friday, visiting family. Then, Tuesday and Wednesday I have faculty meetings, and Thursday I leave for Poland. I’ll be speaking for the national staff of Campus Crusade of Poland … Continue reading


Blood on the Table—Part 16—Forgiveness

We are looking at Ephesians and Colossians for their teaching on forgiveness. Two verses remain, in these books, that we must treat, Ephesians 4.32 and Colossians 3.13. The goal, as consistently in these studies, is to see the impact of … Continue reading

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Blood on the Table—Part 15—Forgiveness

When we turn to Paul, we find crucial implications for forgiveness that flows from the blood of Christ. First, there are people who have their sins forgiven, whose sins God is not now keeping a record of: “Blessed are they … Continue reading

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Blood on the Table—Part 14—Forgiveness

In the last post we defined guilt. Now we turn to forgiveness. We immediately face a problem with this idea since the Bible uses it in different ways. In some passages, it is a release from the necessity of paying … Continue reading

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Blood on the Table—Part 13—Forgiveness

One necessary consequence of justification is forgiveness. In Matthew’s account of the Lord’s Supper, Jesus said, “This is my blood of the covenant that is poured out for forgiveness of sins.” But we have a problem with the idea. When … Continue reading

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