Category Archives: Life Lessons

Empowerment for Service

Here’s a post I recently wrote for the Heritage Seminary Blog. Do you long for a greater sense of God’s empowerment as you serve Christ?  Me too.  I’ve been in ministry long enough to know that, without the Lord’s empowerment, … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 18)

Chapter 18 contains the well-known message from the potter’s house about God’s sovereign power to shatter or spare nations (1-10).  Following this message of warning and hope, we see Israel’s tragic, fatalistic and disobedient response (11-12).  The Lord reacts to … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 17)

John Piper writes that sin is what we do when we are not satisfied with God.  Jeremiah writes that sin is also what we do when we are not confident in God. This chapter contrasts a person who is “trusting … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 16)

Being the Lord’s servant is a calling that impacts life in very personal ways.  In this chapter we see how this was true for Jeremiah.  In the opening verses of chapter 16, God commands Jeremiah “not to marry and have … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 9)

This chapter contains one of the “greatest hits” passages in the book (22-24).  However, it’s a passage that I’ve not really seen it in the context of chapter 9. The chapter has an internal unity to it, as evidenced by … Continue reading

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New Podcast from Heritage

I wanted to alert you to a brand new podcast that is being produced by the Heritage Partner Church Resource Centre. Our passion as a school is to help local churches.  We exist for Christ and His Church.  As part … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 7)

The heading for this chapter in the NIV Bible read, “False Religion Worthless.”  That’s an apt description for the focus of this section of the book.  The Lord instructs Jeremiah to deliver a sermon at the “gate of the Lord’s … Continue reading

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