Concierge 14.08.22

August 22, 2014 — Leave a comment

During my days of working in hotels, I often had the privilege of functioning as a concierge. I would direct people to the best restaurants and points of interest. This blog feature is my attempt to point Christians to some of the best articles online. I provide an excerpt from or a note about the article. Click on the title of each article to view it in its entirety.

Why Read the Bible Everyday

Dane Ortlund at Crossway

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And they were astonished beyond measure, saying, “He has done all things well. He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak.”

—Mark 7:37

“They” being folks in the Decapolis region who brought a man to Jesus. The man was deaf and had a speech impediment. He was deaf and mute. They “begged” Jesus to lay his hand on the man. He did and he was healed. This led to their astonishment.

They were “astonished beyond measure” as the ESV translates it. The Message puts it this way, “beside themselves in excitement.”

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Concierge 14.08.07

August 7, 2014 — Leave a comment

conciergeDuring my days of working in hotels, I often had the privilege of functioning as a concierge. I would direct people to the best restaurants and points of interest. This blog feature is my attempt to point Christians to some of the best articles online. I provide an excerpt from or a note about the article. Click on the title of each article to view it in its entirety.

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This is video of the sermon I preached this past week at First Boynton Church. The sermon is an exposition of Acts 4:23-31 and is titled, A Praying Church.

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A Couple of Limpkins in the Backyard

Concierge 14.07.24

July 24, 2014 — Leave a comment

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During my days of working in hotels, I often had the privilege of functioning as a concierge. I would direct people to the best restaurants and points of interest. This blog feature is my attempt to point Christians to some of the best articles online. I provide an excerpt from or a note about the article. Click on the title of each article to view it in its entirety.

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Mark’s gospel records a series of encounters between Jesus and a particular group. Read the following accounts of these encounters and try to determine the identity of the group.

Encounter #1 in Mark 1

Jesus met one of the group as he entered the synagogue in Capernaum. Upon seeing Jesus, this one cried out “I know who you are–the Holy One of God.”

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