Does the Christian Have a Deceitful Heart?

When I was a young Christian, one verse I quoted a lot was Jeremiah 17:9, “The heart is deceitful above all things,¬†and desperately sick; who can understand it?” In my understanding, Jeremiah was describing the heart of everyone, even Christians. I was so convinced of the depravity and sinfulness of

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Two Approaches to Suffering

I’m am currently reading and greatly enjoying Tullian Tchividjian’s latest book, Glorious Ruin: How Suffering Sets You Free. In the introduction, Tullian points out two typical, and unhelpful, ways people tend to respond to suffering 1. Moralizing. This happens when we look for what we or others may have done

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