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EPISODE 942

Is the Missionary Greater Than the Artist?

Topic: Work & Vocation
While God requires faithfulness from everyone, some vocations are worth twice the honor as others.
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EPISODE 941

Should I Confront Sin in My Non-Christian Friends?

Topic: Evangelism
The longer you wait to share Christ with your friends, the more perplexed they will be. Befriend and confront others in love, as Jesus did.
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EPISODE 940

Is Christian Hedonism Only for Complementarians?

Topic: Christian Hedonism
Egalitarians can also embrace Christian Hedonism, though not all the relational details will look the same.
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EPISODE 939

Five Strategies for Avoiding Intellectualism

Topic: Study & Scholarship
A warm, practical, affectionate relationship with the living Christ really matters.
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EPISODE 938

Can I Be Sure I’m Saved If Persevering Is the Proof?

Topic: Assurance of Salvation
God intends for his children to take heart from his promises to preserve them to the end.
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EPISODE 937

Why Did Jesus Not Seek His Own Glory?

Topic: The Life of Christ
Jesus does not seek private glory apart from the Father’s glory, but he does seek his glory through the Father after his redemptive work is done.
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EPISODE 936

Does God Love His Enemies?

Topic: The Love of God
Both God and his people love their human enemies, but not in the same way, since God is all-wise and all-governing, and we are finite.
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EPISODE 935

How Can I Soften My Own Heart?

Topic: Sanctification & Growth
God causes the miracle of unhardening our hearts, and we act the miracle of unhardening them.
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EPISODE 934

Jesus Is My Brother — But What Does That Mean?

Topic: Identity in Christ
Christ shared in our suffering as fallen mortals so that we could be included in the divine family, with Christ as our superior older brother.
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EPISODE 933

How Do I Pray Without Ceasing?

Topic: Prayer
“Disciplined times of prayer during our day will keep this ‘without ceasing’ prayer alive,” John Piper reminds us, because to pray without ceasing is to pray repeatedly and often.
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