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Solomon notes that "there is no end to the making of many books" (Ecclesiastes 12:12, CSB). This is good news for those of us who identify as bibliophiles....

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These Six Things… Yea, Seven (one who sows discord)

In Solomon's list of seven things that God finds detestable, "one who sows discord" is number seven....

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These Six Things… Yea, Seven (a false witness who breathes out lies)

In Solomon's list of seven things that God finds detestable, "a false witness who breathes out lies" is number six....

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These Six Things… Yea, Seven (a heart that devises wicked plans and feet that make haste to run to evil)

In Solomon's list of seven things that God finds detestable, "a heart that devises wicked plans and feet that make haste to run to evil" are fourth and fifth....

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These Six Things… Yea, Seven (Hands that shed innocent blood)

In Solomon's list of seven things that God finds detestable, "hands that shed innocent blood" is third....

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These Six Things… Yea, Seven (A Lying Tongue)

In Solomon's list of seven things that God finds detestable, a lying tongue is second....

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These Six Things… Yea, Seven (Haughty Eyes)

Six things the LORD hates … yea, seven are an abomination. Wow! If God is going to list for us six or seven things that are an abomination to him, we better listen!...

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How is your grip on the Bible?

How is your grip on the Bible? There are six ways we can attend to and guard God's Word in our life....

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Your work matters to God

Many of you shared with me how much you appreciated the Tim Keller sermon on "Faith & Work" from May 22. I'm glad that it was such an encouragement and challenge for so many. Here is a list of a few other resources that have recently crossed my path. I share them with you in the hopes that they might continue to stir you up as you pray and think through how your work ...

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Be angry and do not sin

I get angry. Just ask my kids. (Okay, please don’t ask my kids.) It isn’t a secret. People that know me have heard me share about my anger. I’ve shared about this in my preaching. It is one of my besetting sins that I hate and fight against and pray that God would be pleased to miraculously take away from me. This week we at SOMA are memorizing the follo...

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