High Time to Awake Out of Sleep

“And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.”—Romans 13:11   HIGH TIME! to awake out of sleep. Literally, “the hour is already for us to awake out of sleep,” which means that we have already overslept. What […]

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Dating Coram Deo

Coram Deo is a Latin phrase that means “in the presence of God,” or “before God.” R. C. Sproul summarizes the idea well: “To live coram Deo is to live one’s entire life in the presence of God, under the authority of God, to the glory of God.” Now, we apply the phrase to dating. […]

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Effective Personal Bible Study

Read Psalm 119:97–104. In almost every verse of this psalm the psalmist speaks of God’s word, law, testimonies, ways, precepts, statutes, commandments, or judgments. But these words are not limited to the ten commandments, although they are certainly included. Rather, in this psalm the psalmist praises God’s word—the Holy Scriptures. For us, who live in […]

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