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Titus, Philemon, Hebrews #1: a devotional guide

Monday: Read Titus 3:1-15 Paul concludes his letter to Titus with a list of exhortations that Titus is to “remind” those in his churches (1-2). Although the items in the list may come across as basic Christian duties, we must remember that Paul was speaking into the Roman world. In that world, and to a […]

Why Genesis is critical: Worldviews #3

When it comes to understanding the Christian worldview the book of Genesis is critical. Unfortunately, I am not sure that it is critical for the reasons that many Christians have come to believe—reasons btw which I was taught and I taught others for many years. Let me explain. Common approaches to determining a worldview If […]

2 Tim/Titus devotional guide

Monday: Read 2 Tim 3:1-9 It is critical for understanding today’s passage to recall that the entirety of 2nd Timothy is Paul’s personal correspondence to Timothy with regard to Timothy’s fulfilling his ministerial calling. Paul intensifies the importance of Timothy’s maintaining his faith and continuing his ministerial responsibilities. He warns Timothy of the dangers of […]


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