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Joseph: A Worthy Model

by Joe Wooddell Christmas reminds us of baby Jesus, of course, but we also think of his mother Mary. One character we sometimes forget, however, is Jesus’ earthly father Joseph, but we do so to our detriment. There is much … Continue reading

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Criswell College: Engaging Minds. Transforming Culture.

by Dr. Barry Creamer, President & Professor of Humanities, Criswell College Language is incredibly powerful, especially when it is ambiguous. Most of us learn that ambiguity is bad from an early age, but that’s because most of the people who … Continue reading

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ENT Theology

by Kirk Spencer I recently found myself sitting at the “kid’s” table. Other than me, the ages ranged from 5 to 9. If you ever sat at the kid’s table, you will know if was all quite silly. However when … Continue reading

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Sovereignty and Submission: Mary and the Christmas Story

by Joe Wooddell The Christmas season is upon us, and there is so much we can learn from the various Scriptures that speak about the subject. In Luke 1:26-38 God’s power and Mary’s submission are clearly seen: “Nothing will be … Continue reading

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The Lion’s Den: A Q&A with Criswell College Professors

Four Criswell College professors recently got together for a “Lion’s Den” panel where they answered difficult practical or theological questions submitted by students. Topics included prophetic dreams and visions, singleness and marriage, gluttony, and eschatology.

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Endowed by Our CR

by Kirk Spencer Ben Affleck said that “we are endowed by our CR…” He was attempting to quote that famous line from the Declaration of Independence—that we are “endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights.”  Ben only barely got … Continue reading

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Maintaining Good Reading Habits

by Bill Watson Reading well is not easy. Many of us recognize the value of being well-read but few of us really know how to become well-read. Becoming well-read requires that we read books that are not necessarily of immediate … Continue reading

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