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Encouragement

I’ve Got Good News…I’ve Got Bad News

by Bryant Evans on July 25, 2018

You can’t have one without the other. What is a beautiful day unless you have experienced a stormy day? What’s sunshine without rain? What is good news without bad? It takes one to contrast and highlight the other. I’ll start with the bad news. You are broken. You are sinful, and there is nothing you […]

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Psalm One

by Bryant Evans on January 29, 2018

The beloved book of Psalms begins with a brief description of two kinds of people: the wicked and the righteous. Standing at opposite poles of humanity the sweet psalmist, David explains the blessings and the curses that befall each. He notes the blessings of the righteous man defined negatively. The righteous is not like the […]

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Stop Reading Your Bible and Study It!

by Bryant Evans on December 29, 2017

It is a new year, and optimism drives us to do better in the coming year than in the past. Christians often commit to reading the Bible through in the coming year. It’s a noble idea that will surely build your faith in Christ. But it is also a bigger challenge than we expect. As […]

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See How He Loved Him!

by Bryant Evans on December 22, 2017

Lazarus was dead and in the tomb for 4 days when Jesus arrived. Friends told Jesus of Lazarus’ sickness but the Lord delayed coming to Bethany “for the glory of God” (John 11:4) and so that his disciples might learn to believe (John 11:15). Lazarus, his sisters Martha and Mary, were dear friends of Jesus. […]

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The Last State of the Apostate

by Bryant Evans on August 31, 2016

The most pitiful man in the world is one who, having known and obeyed the truth, turns from it and resumes a worldly life. Here is a man without excuse. He has placed himself away from God. Like the prodigal of Luke 15:11 ff, he has traveled into a far country where trouble and strife […]

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