LIVING OAKS BLOG

Self-Denial

June 10, 2016
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We almost don’t have to teach babies to say the word, “mine.” We want their first utterance to be “Daddy,” or, “Mommy,” (depending upon which you are, of...

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The Truth

June 3, 2016
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About nine years ago, the late radio talk show host, Frank Pastore, interviewed me on Christian station, KKLA. What an honor! It was part of LOC being selected as “KKLA Church of the...

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Surprise!

May 20, 2016
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“As well might a gnat seek to drink in the ocean, as a finite creature to comprehend the Eternal God.”—Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Christian History, no. 29.

Do you like surprises? I...

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Holiness

May 13, 2016
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The difference between Jesus' holiness ethic and that of the Pharisees is this: the Pharisees refuse to touch any unclean thing. Jesus aims to make the unclean holy.

Mark Galli, Jesus Mean and...

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Sufficiency

May 6, 2016
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When we think of something being sufficient, most of us think of it in terms of adequacy, usually it’s about being good enough. But, that tends to leave the door open to something else...

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