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On filching and fires

Shakespeare’s Othello, Act III, Scene 3: Good name in man and woman, my dear lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls: Who steals my purse steals trash; ’tis something, nothing; ’Twas mine, ’tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But … Continue reading

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Partners in Proverbs Week 3, Chapters 15-21

I write this blog post in between the grunts, screams, yawns and cries of my almost four-week-old baby.  Those are the sounds I get from him as of now, even after fighting for a sweet smile in the highest voice … Continue reading

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Partners in Proverbs Chapters 15-22

Words can be a tremendous blessing or a tremendous curse in the matter of seconds.  I continually refer to this section of the Proverbs as I battle watching over my tongue.  This morning I read through these seven chapters again … Continue reading

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Are you pregnant?!

Have you ever found yourself wondering about a certain piece of information that was interesting to you, like if so-and-so was engaged yet, or if so-and-so was pregnant?  I have felt the temptation to know something before it was told … Continue reading

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Sinclair Ferguson on Being Judged for Our Words

Sinclair Ferguson, senior minister at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina, spoke at the recent Desiring God National Conference. You can see notes from his message here and 20 Resolutions on Taming the Tongue. In this short video clip … Continue reading

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