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Episode 128– Dave Furman- Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials

Welcome to the 128th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins talks with Dave Furman about his new book, Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials (Crossway, 2018). What you’ll hear in this episode: The biggest piece of advice Dave has for Christians who are suffering. How he deals with depression with the gospel. How suffering produces fruit and maturity in Christians. How suffering reveals idolatry in our lives. How suffering can provide opportunities for evangelism. How to prepare for suffering before it comes. Biblical meditation and dealing with the trials of life. Learning to...

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Faithful Obedience

Psalm 119:137-44, “Righteous are you, O Lord, and right are your rules. You have appointed your testimonies in righteousness and in all faithfulness. 139 My zeal consumes me, because my foes forget your words. 140 Your promise is well tried, and your servant loves it. 141 I am small and despised, yet I do not forget your precepts. 142 Your righteousness is righteous forever, and your law is true. 143 Trouble and anguish have found me out, but your commandments are my delight. 144 Your testimonies are righteous forever; give me understanding that I may live.” It is easy to do what is right when...

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The City of God and the Goal of Creation – T. Desmond Alexander (2018)

“God’s purpose in creating this world is to establish a resplendent metropolis that will fill the earth, where God will reside in harmony with humans,” says T. Desmond Alexander. The author’s latest work, entitled The City of God and the Goal of Creation is a book that tackles the important subject of biblical theology. Alexander’s book is the latest offering in Crossway’s Biblical Series which is sure to please readers accustomed to solid scholarship. The book aims to present the biblical reality of the city of God, which stands at the heart of God’s redemptive purposes. The author begins...

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Real Love Really Matters: The Superiority of Christian Love in Light of the New Morality of Love

You and I live in a time where real love is under assault every single second of every single day. At first, that sentence may seem alarming or even shocking especially if you were to walk into a grocery store or a flower shop this time of year. And yet the fact remains real love is under assault in our culture. Love our culture says is a feeling. So if I feel like being loving, then I am loving. Or, if I feel like speaking my truth then no one can contradict me because it’s mine. Not only does...

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A Right View of God and His Word

Psalm 119:129-136, “Your testimonies are wonderful; therefore my soul keeps them. The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commandments. Turn to me and be gracious to me, as is your way with those who love your name. Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me. Redeem me from man’s oppression, that I may keep your precepts. Make your face shine upon your servant, and teach me your statutes. My eyes shed streams of tears,...

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