Category Archives: Devotions

God’s Steadfast Love told in 12 Tweets

The Desiring God blog has recently been posting books of the Bible told in so many tweets. For example, they did the book of Romans in 45 tweets and 1 Corinthians in 40 tweets. Basically they summarize the book, breaking … Continue reading

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The Art of Unbelief

“I believe; help my unbelief” (Mark 9:24) We all know the verse, and perhaps the story. A desperate man whose child has been plagued by demonic forces since he was young, begs Jesus to cleanse his son as the disciples … Continue reading

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The Images Hidden in Our Hearts

Sometimes I find myself possessed by the Bible’s literary beauty, particularly its evocative imagery. I’ve read very few ancient texts that match the Bible’s ability to paint pictures that aren’t lost in translation, and retain enough power to captivate the … Continue reading

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The Inner Ring

There are certain books or essays that I’ll always go back to and reread throughout my life. The Inner Ring by C.S. Lewis is one of them. It cuts to the core with candid honesty and ironic humor about an … Continue reading

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When You Forget What Happiness Feels Like

In America this feels like a non sequitur. Our founding fathers called the pursuit of happiness one of our inalienable rights. Moreover, if you’re affluent enough to attend Mizzou, then you probably can’t remember a time totally bereft of happiness. … Continue reading

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