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Author Archives: Kevin DeYoung

John Witherspoon on Celebrity Pastors

The faithful minister may be favored with a loving people, but he must not make it his aim to have people love him and treat him with favors.

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10 Reasons I’m Thankful for the Presbyterian Church in America

As my fathers and brothers gather this week to worship, laugh, pray, reminisce, and conduct the business of the church, I thought perhaps I could join in in some small way by reflecting on why I’m thankful for the PCA.

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Monday Morning Humor

School is done for a few months, but this should keep you learning real good all summer.

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Victory in Jesus: A Sermon on 1 John 5:1-5

As you are conformed to the image of Christ you will say, I love righteousness. I hate sin. I desire to please my Father. I trust his goodness. I believe that greater is he that is in me than he that is in the world. Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

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So How Do I Really Know I’m a Christian?

This is an important conversation with lots of theological, personal, and pastoral ramifications. If we deal with slogans and caricatures, all will be in vain. If we talk calmly and dig deeply, much can be gained.

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Monday Morning Humor

Even if you aren’t in to the Stanley Cup–and you should be!–this is a funny hockey story from a Blackhawks fan convention in 2011. Note: there are no swear words in the clip, though there are a couple allusions to people swearing. But you gotta love the cutest-sounding kid asking a great question and an athlete giving an honest answer.

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Hymns We Should Sing More Often: Sing Praise to the Lord

Composed after the exile to Babylon, this Psalm exhorts Israel to sing a new song to the Lord, praising him with instruments and dancing for saving the humble and opposing the wicked.

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Summer Plans

I hope you have a great summer. I am going to try hard to make mine great by trying to do fewer things.

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Monday Morning Humor

True, it’s Tuesday, but why not get a little humor to start your work week. With Bob Dylan’s birthday over the weekend and all the palindrome dates we had during the middle of this month (5-1x-15), I thought this song would be a fitting choice.

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Remembering Memorial Day

So thank God for a day to remember God’s common grace to America and his special grace in enlisting us, poor weak soldiers that we are, in service to Christ our Captain and conquering King.

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