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A one-minute radio commentary and blog on news, media, entertainment and culture from a Christian worldview perspective.

A one-minute radio commentary and blog on news, media, entertainment and culture from a Christian worldview perspective.
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A one-minute radio commentary and blog on news, media, entertainment and culture from a Christian worldview perspective.

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'You Who Practice Lawlessness'

10/4/2015
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The Kingdom Turn, Part 7 {byline} “And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’” Matthew 7.23 Listen Now | Download Surprise, surprise! My friend Mike Slay refers to this passage as the “scariest verse in the Bible.” (You can visit Mike’s blog here.) And he’s absolutely right. The setting is the final judgment. The peoples of the world appear before the Lord of glory to give an account of their lives. A troop appears insisting...

'Your Father’s Good Pleasure'

10/3/2015
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The Kingdom Turn, Part 6 {byline} “Do not fear, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” Luke 12.32 Listen Now | Download The pleasure of His company Contrary to what many people seem to think, life in the Kingdom of God is a life of deeply satisfying pleasure. David understood this, and he remarked that the pleasures forevermore are centered at the right hand of God (Ps. 16.11). This is where Jesus sits (Ps. 110), as He administers His Kingdom...

'You Shall Receive Power'

10/2/2015
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The Kingdom Turn, Part 5 {byline} “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you...” Acts 1.8 Listen Now | Download The rip current of secularism The Kingdom turn brings a new perspective on life, so that those who come to faith in Jesus Christ view their lives, and live them, from the vantage point of eternity. The more we realize the abundant blessings that are ours in Jesus Christ, the greater our passion for Him becomes, as love for Him re-organizes all the...

'Seek First the Kingdom of God'

10/1/2015
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The Kingdom Turn, Part 4 {byline} “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness...” Matthew 6.33 Listen Now | Download First things... Everybody understands the idea of priorities. Priorities determine the way we use our time and the ways we invest our strength, abilities, and treasure. But priorities have to be translated into more concrete terms before we can actually pursue them. For example, “become rich” isn’t something one can pursue apart from some more concrete...

'That They May Behold My Glory'

9/30/2015
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The Kingdom Turn, Part 3 {byline} “Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My glory...” John 17.24 Listen Now | Download The money priority For many people – undoubtedly, too many – money is the determining factor in all their priorities. It is the great priority that drives everything else they do. But it’s interesting to consider the different ways people pursue this highest priority. We’re all familiar with the guy who...

'More than These?'

9/29/2015
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The Kingdom Turn, Part 2 {byline} So when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me more than these?” John 21.15 Listen Now | Download The life we should love In the book of Revelation those who have come to faith in Jesus Christ, who have truly made the Kingdom turn, are described as not loving their lives so much that they would not gladly die for their faith (Rev. 12.10, 11, especially in NASB). The wellbeing of our lives is not...

'Lift Up Your Eyes!'

9/28/2015
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The Kingdom Turn, Part 1 {byline} “Do you not say, ‘There are still four months and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look at the fields, for they are already white for harvest!” Jn. 4.35 Listen Now | Download Forever changed Sometime early in the year 1436, art and painting in the Western world changed dramatically and permanently. Prior to 1436 artists in Europe depicted their subjects on a flat surface, without dimension. The colors were...

Guideline for a Culture of Love

9/27/2015
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The Purpose of Culture, Part 7 {byline} “Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.” Matthew 7.12 Listen Now | Download Full circle Beyond simply confronting cultural abuse and misuse, Christians must make a conscientious effort to restore culture so that it serves as a means and end to the glory of God by demonstrating the love He intends all people to know. All Christians are immersed in culture. As I have previously...

Confronting Unloving Culture, Part 2

9/26/2015
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The Purpose of Culture, Part 6 {byline} Then Paul, looking earnestly at the council, said, “Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day.” And the high priest Ananias commanded those who stood by him to strike him on the mouth. Then Paul said to him, “God will strike you, you whitewashed wall! For you sit to judge me according to the law, and do you command me to be struck contrary to the law?” Acts 23.1-3 Listen Now | Download Sic ‘em! I have to...

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7/3/2014
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Getting the Most Out of Scripture (4) {byline} I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words. My eyes are awake before the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promise. Psalm 119:147, 148 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vpgetting/vpgetting4.mp3', 'modes': [ {type: 'flash', src:...

Duration: 00:05:27


Savor

7/2/2014
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Getting the Most Out of Scripture (3) {byline} The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commandments. Psalm 119:130, 131 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vpgetting/vpgetting3.mp3', 'modes': [ {type: 'flash', src:...

Duration: 00:04:50


Seek

7/1/2014
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Getting the Most Out of Scripture (2) {byline} Let my cry come before you, O LORD; give me understanding according to your word! Psalm 119:169 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vpgetting/vpgetting2.mp3', 'modes': [ {type: 'flash', src: '/includes/js/player.swf'}, {type: 'html5'}, {type: 'download'} ] });...

Duration: 00:05:22


Submit

6/30/2014
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Getting the Most Out of Scripture (1) {byline} The LORD is my portion; I promise to keep your words...When I think on my ways, I turn my feet to your testimonies; I hasten and do not delay to keep your commandments. Psalm 119:57, 59, 60 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vpgetting/vpgetting1.mp3',...

Duration: 00:05:06


Whom Will You Serve?

6/29/2014
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Scripture Twisting (7) {byline} Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness.For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes. Romans 10:1-4 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID',...

Duration: 00:04:51


Released from the Law?

6/28/2014
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Scripture Twisting (6) {byline} But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve not under the old written code but in the life of the Spirit. Romans 7:6 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vptwisting/vptwisting6.mp3', 'modes': [ {type: 'flash', src:...

Duration: 00:04:35


The Trap of Tradition

6/27/2014
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Scripture Twisting (5) {byline} [Jesus] answered them, “Why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?” Matthew 15:3 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vptwisting/vptwisting5.mp3', 'modes': [ {type: 'flash', src: '/includes/js/player.swf'}, {type: 'html5'}, {type: 'download'} ]...

Duration: 00:05:25


Not 'No,' but 'Better'

6/26/2014
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Scripture Twisting (4) {byline} It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father’s wife. 1 Corinthians 5:1 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vptwisting/vptwisting4.mp3', 'modes': [ {type: 'flash', src:...

Duration: 00:04:58


The Desire for Respectability

6/25/2014
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Scripture Twisting (3) {byline} “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter. Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’” Matthew 7:21-23 Listen Now | Download...

Duration: 00:04:50


The Set of the Saw

6/24/2014
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Scripture Twisting (2) {byline} “Remember, who that was innocent ever perished? Or where were the upright cut off? As I have seen, those who plow iniquity and sow trouble reap the same.” Job 4:7, 8 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vptwisting/vptwisting2.mp3', 'modes': [ {type: 'flash', src:...

Duration: 00:05:39


Poisoning the Loaf

6/23/2014
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Scripture Twisting (1) {byline} Jesus said to [the disciples], “Watch and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.” Matthew 16:6 Listen Now | Download jwplayer('avreloaded0').setup({ 'id': 'playerID', 'width': '272', 'height': '24', 'controlbar': 'bottom', 'allowfullscreen': 'false', 'usefullscreen': 'false', 'file': '/images/content/wilberforce/audio/vptwisting/vptwisting1.mp3', 'modes': [ {type: 'flash', src: '/includes/js/player.swf'}, {type: 'html5'}, {type: 'download'} ] });...

Duration: 00:05:09

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