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Christian Worldview: What is a Worldview?

Everybody has a worldview. Whether we know it or not, we all have a fundamental perspective on the world that shapes the way we live.

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September's Resource: "Christian Worldview: A Student's Guide" by Philip Ryken

Everything we think, say, and do reflects our worldview. Whether we realize it or not, basic beliefs about God, humanity, history, and the future inevitably shape how we live.

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The Hole in Our Holiness: Holiness Looks Like Obedience in God's Commands

It sounds really spiritual to say God is interested in a relationship, not in rules. But it’s not biblical. From top to bottom the Bible is full of commands. They aren’t meant to stifle a relationship with God, but to protect it, seal it, and define it.

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The Hole in Our Holiness: Holiness Looks Like a Clean Conscience

We don’t think about the conscience as much as we should. But the Bible has more to say about the “little voice in your head” than you might think. One of the great blessings of justification is a clean conscience before God.

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The Hole in Our Holiness: More Cheap Imitations of Holiness

Because I’m a young person (sort of) writing in a way that challenges young people (among others), it would be tempting for older Christians to assume this book is about how much better things used to be. But as Billy Joel sang (see, I’m not that young!), “the good ol’ days weren’t always good and tomorrow ain’t as bad as it seems.” The pursuit of holiness is not the quixotic effort to recreate the 1950s, let alone the 1590s.

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The Hole in Our Holiness: Cheap Imitations of Holiness

What does holiness actually look like? Let’s try to bring this out of the theological stratosphere and down to earth where we worship, work, and play. I’ll start with several examples of what holiness is not.

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The Hole in Our Holiness: A Necessary Explanation

Let me be clear about something from the very beginning: stress- ing the necessity of personal holiness should not undermine in any way our confidence in justification by faith alone.

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Kevin DeYoung Discusses "The Hole in Our Holiness"

Kevin DeYoung, author of this month's resource "The Hole in Our Holiness," discusses holiness with Justin Taylor.

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The Hole in Our Holines: The Reason for Redemption

Why did God save you? It’s not a bad question, if you think about it. After all, you were dead in your sins and trespasses (Ephesians 2:1).

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The Hole in Our Holiness: Who Says?

How do I know there is a hole in our holiness? Well, I don’t. Who can possibly assess the state of the evangelical church or the church in North America, let alone the church around the globe?

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The Hole in Our Holiness: Holiness is the New Camping

Is it possible you look at personal holiness like I look at camping? It’s fine for other people. You sort of respect those who make their lives harder than they have to be. But it’s not really your thing.

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Entirely and All of Grace

"On what basis can a righteous God justify the ungodly? It is entirely and all of grace." -Alistair Begg

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Deserted by God: New Direction

The Shepherd’s grace is real, and free. Yet, as David goes on to stress, it does not leave us the way it finds us. Restoration leads to new direction: ‘He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake’ (Psalm 23, verse 3); it is restoration to following the Shepherd as Guide!

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Deserted by God: Provision

If the Lord is my Shepherd, he will supply all of my needs. (Psalm 23:1) ‘I shall not want,’ David affirms. But how could he be so sure? Because of the promise of God.

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Download the series "The Missing Peace"

The quest for and the attainment of happiness are often far apart. Is there a place where you may not just pursue happiness, but actually find it? Happiness for many is like a giant puzzle with a missing piece. You think you've completed it only to discover that the last piece cannot be found. Could it be that we are looking in the wrong place?

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5 Sermons on Prayer

5 Messages about "Prayer" by Alistair Begg

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Deserted by God: God is with Us

When John Wesley lay dying, many of his friends came to visit him. Strong Christians as they were, they were anxious to encourage him with the promises of God. At one point, however, Wesley raised himself in the bed and with special energy said to them: ‘Yes, all these promises are true. But best of all, God is with us.'

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If a Christian Were a Flower, What Would They Be?

Some would say a rose, some might say a tulip, and yet others would say a daffodil. I on the other hand, say that a Christian is called to be a dandelion, because a dandelion has all the attributes of a Christian witness.

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Deserted by God: Recovery

In Psalm 13, we see David question why he is in the circumstances he is. We also see though the beginning of a recovery for David. Read an excerpt from Sinclair Ferguson's book "Deserted by God?" to see how we can apply what David did to our lives.

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Deserted by God: Petition

At times in his life, David felt deserted by God. How did he face those times and what can we learn from his response? Read an excerpt from Sinclair Ferguson's "Deserted by God?"

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