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The Sojourner Blog

The Outer Bands...of God

Posted by Steven Light on

The outer bands of Irma are presently passing over Tampa, intensifying by the hour.  I write from a home in Alabama, to which my family has evacuated.  It was the thought of category 3 or even category 4 winds raging over my home which compelled me to pack up at 2:30 AM on Friday...

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Harvey and Irma...God's Judgment?

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Posted by Steven Light on

Someone asked me on Sunday whether devastating hurricanes are the judgment of God.  I pastor a small congregation in Tampa, Florida and write this even while watching forecasts of category 5 Irma barreling down on our state.  This storm of course is following close upon the terrible...

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Tags: evil, grace, judgment, suffering

The Ordinary Things You Do Matter: The Doctrine of Vocation

Posted by Steven Light on

A fourth century writer Eusebius wrote in his work, The Proof of the Gospel, that people in such roles as Clergymen, monks, and nuns were “the perfect form of the Christian life.”  Then there were the farmers and tradesmen, mothers and fathers, governors, soldiers, and...

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"Born of the Virgin Mary..."

Posted by Steven Light on

J. Gresham Machen, founder of Westminster Seminary authored an important work entitled "The Virgin Birth of Christ."  He wrote this at a time when the mainline Presbyterian Church (today's PCUSA, from which our denomination, the PCA, broke off) was abandoning the doctrine of the virgin...

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Tags: christmas, virgin, birth, incarnation