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Lucky

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I would like to reclaim luck. There is a notion prevalent among evangelicals that Christians should never attribute their good fortune or success to luck but only to God’s blessing. I suspect that many would attribute luck—good or bad—to the … Continue reading

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How Great is Our God?

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O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.   —Psalm 34:3 The idea of magnifying God always seemed a little odd to me. We don’t typically talk of magnifying except in the sense of making something … Continue reading

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Vain Repetitions

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I was reading in Tremendous Trifles by G. K. Chesterton and twice came across places where he referred to repeated patterns (as, for example, on wallpaper) as vain repetitions. The phrase, of course, comes from Matthew’s gospel, just before Jesus … Continue reading

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