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Honesty: The Answer to Hypocrisy

The great puritan minster Thomas Adams once wrote that "Hypocrites are like pictures on a canvas, they show fairest at the farthest." We're all tempted to hold others at an arm's length so that our flaws cannot be so clearly seen. We're tempted to hide behind vague language and allusions to struggles, all the while giving the impression that we've got it all under control....

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Remember, Resist, and Reassure for the Righteous One Reigns

From time to time in ministry and in my own life, I try to remind myself that though Satan, sin, and death have already been defeated by virtue of Christ's life, death, resurrection, and ascension into heavenly glory, that there is still a cosmic battle going on. If the Apostle John's Revelation proclaims nothing else, it proclaims that. The pronouncement of Satan's great ...

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