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Our Family’s Advent Tradition

Every year our family has a tradition of reading an advent story from Arnold Ytreeide. His first book, “Jotham’s Jouney”, chronicles a young shepherd boy’s adventure in Israel at the time of Jesus’s birth. Jotham is separated from his family and spends the entire story looking for his family. Throughout the story, Jotham meets other […]

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True Worship

Stephen Charnock (in The Existence and Attributes of God [Baker], 1:242) sums up the essence of spiritual worship: “God is a Spirit infinitely happy, therefore we must approach to him with cheerfulness; he is a Spirit of infinite majesty, therefore we must come before him with reverence: he is a Spirit infinitely high, therefore we must offer […]

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Quotes from John Bunyan

Quotes from John Bunyan, The Acceptable Sacrifice, or the Excellency of a Broken Heart (in Bunyan’s Works [Baker]) “Whoever has heard the Word preached, and has not heard the voice of the living God therein, has not as yet had their hearts broken, nor their spirits made contrite for their sins.” (Page 1:694) “This, then, […]

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