The Kingdom-Driven Family

Building a Home That Serves Christ and His Kingdom

There is a temptation in the age of social media, ready internet access, and talk radio, to lose our focus when it comes to the Great Commission we have been given by the Lord. Depending on what is “trending” in cyberspace or the airwaves, we can get caught up in giving our opinion on the …

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I doubt many parents, upon looking at their newborn son or daughter, hope in their hearts that their child will grow up to be a fool. That would be as preposterous as desiring that their child have a catastrophic illness or debilitating injury. Parents tend to want the best for their children, and raising a …

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Anyone who has played Monopoly knows about the “get out of jail” card. This card allows the player to avoid the unpleasant outcome of missing a turn. In the course of the game, if a player lands on a space or draws a card sending him to jail, this card can come in handy. Too …

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Ever since becoming a student of Biblical law over thirty years ago,  I have been forced to re-examine matters I was certain about even though I had never specifically considered the morality and ethics behind them. Since most people seemed to accept those positions unquestionably, I followed suit. Like most people, until I examined the …

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A quote attributed to Adolph Hitler from his book Mein Kampf talks about the use of a lie so “colossal” that no one would believe that somebody “could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously.” If you think about it, our world is full of such big lies. When it comes to the …

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Contrary to popular opinion, the most often quoted passage of Scripture may not be John 3:16. I believe, rather, it is regularly Matthew 7:1 “Judge not, lest ye be judged.” Moreover, it often comes from those who have little, if any, regard for God’s Word, especially His law. Their judgments are grounded in their own …

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I resolve that I will not walk in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the seat of the scornful. I resolve to delight in the law of the Lord and to mediate in His law day and night. I resolve to be like a tree planted …

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The book of Proverbs teaches that wisdom begins with a fear of the Lord. Some want to soften this verse by saying it means that we should revere the Lord. And, indeed, we should. However, when we appreciate the power and demands of a holy God, we manifest the epitome of foolishness not to fear …

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The hippie movement of the 1960s sprang on the scene during my childhood. As a girl in grammar school and high school, I was only able to imagine what it would be like to be a hippie as I viewed it from afar. It was easy to gravitate towards the movement because adults had disdain …

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Some books of the Bible are more popular than others, and are quoted more often. One of the advantages of reading through the entire Bible on a regular basis is that you are reminded of enduring truths (or are informed of them for what seems like the first time). Second Peter falls into this category, …

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