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Author Archives: Andrew T.
Hey everyone, if you are subscribed to this, I’ve decided to change my url. However, WordPress doesn’t have an easy (free) way to do that, so I had to create a new blog and import this blog into that one. … Continue reading
Right now, I’m working toward my MDiv with a concentration in Advanced Biblical Studies. This simply means that I will (or should) be proficient in biblical languages when I have my degree, and it’s meant to prepare students for PhD … Continue reading
*My church recently started a sermon series on the book of Luke. Yesterday, the passage we read was the passage on the temptations of Jesus in the wilderness. In small group last night, we discussed how to withstand (or resist) … Continue reading
Jesus didn’t die to give us a happy earthly life. He died so we could joyfully look beyond unhappy events. He gave us His Spirit so our hearts would detach from the temporary world and cling to the Eternal. Jesus … Continue reading
I should not allow brokenness in my life to cause so much sadness that it overshadows the joy I draw from the Gospel. Of course, brokenness should not make me happy; it is a symptom of sin, the fall, and … Continue reading
“Truly drawing closer to God will not lead to endless introspection and perfectionism. Drawing closer to God should bring peace and assurance that though I am sinful, God will finish His work in me. I should have the peaceful assurance … Continue reading