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About reveds

Occupation: Pastor, Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, Lennox, SD Education: BS - Christian Education, Sterling College; MDiv. - Princeton Theological Seminary Family: Married, with Four children. Hobbies: Running (will someday run a marathon), Sci-Fi (especially Doctor Who and Sherlock), Theater, and anything else my kids will let me do.

If God is Sovereign, why Pray?

Ultimately, prayer, as in every means of grace, brings glory to God, the giver of all grace, even as it blesses the one who prays. Continue reading

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A Note for Thanksgiving

Let gratitude keep you from taking God’s gifts for granted, and from overindulging in His gifts. Continue reading

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Practices that Divide Us

Having examined the “Distempers that Divide” from Jeremiah Burroughs’ Causes, Evils, and Cures of Heart and Church Divisions, we now turn to the section on Practices That Divide Us.  I began this blog/review by looking at each of the distempers … Continue reading

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More Dividing Distempers

This article is a continuation of reflections on Jeremiah Burroughs’ book “Causes, Evil, and Cures of Heart and Church Divisions.   As we come to the end of Burroughs’ list of “Dividing Distempers” that plague the Christian and the Church … Continue reading

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Rigid Spirits

Those who are unmoving, fixed in their ways, and Rigid in their spirit will have a very difficult time fitting in to any fellowship of believers, let alone following after Jesus.  Continue reading

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Passion of the Flesh

“Our hearts have been broken from one another in our unhappy divisions; O that they could break toward one another, in love and tenderness!” Continue reading

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Rotten Envy

Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own – Coffin Continue reading

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