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Mark D. Roberts
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The Ninth Commandment: Don’t Lie READ Exodus 20:1-17  “You must not testify falsely against your neighbor.” Exodus 20:16 The original Hebrew of the ninth commandment reflects a judicial setting. Specifically, this verse refers to lying in the context of a […]

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Toss Your Burden on the Lord! READ Psalm 55:1-23  Give your burdens to the LORD, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall. Psalm 55:22 Psalm 55:22 was one of the […]

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Part 4 of series: What is the Christian Life? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In the opening verses of 1 John, we discover some essential characteristics of the life revealed by God. First, it was “from […]

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I went to see Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince today with my family. As most of you know, this is the sixth of the Harry Potter films. And as you might have heard, it is surely one of the […]

Part 3 of series: What is the Christian Life? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In my last post I introduced the New Testament letter we know as 1 John. Written by a pastor for his hurting […]

Part 2 of series: What is the Christian Life? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Yesterday I began a new blog series I’m calling What is the Christian Life? If you missed yesterday’s post, you might check […]

Part 1 of series: What is the Christian Life? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Today I’m beginning a multi-part series on the Christian life. I want to try and answer a simple question: What is the […]

God’s Perspective on Human Goodness READ Psalm 53:1-6  God looks down from heaven on the entire human race; he looks to see if anyone is truly wise, if anyone seeks God. But no, all have turned away; all have become […]

So if you go to a restaurant that prides itself as having “the worst BAR-B-Q in Texas,” you really shouldn’t be too surprised to see unusual signs in the eating area, like the one below. Hmmm. Gives you a lot […]

Part 12 of series: Missional and Formational? Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In this series on missional and formational I have been using some Christian lingo. It’s insider talk. If you went out “Jaywalking,” as Jay […]

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