Monthly Archives: March 2018

Practicing the Better: Covenant

We could spend more time in the opening chapters of Genesis, but the rest of Scripture awaits us, holding in its revelation pearls of great price with respect to practicing the better.  The next element is summarized in the word … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: Formative Images

The preceding posts in this series have largely focused in the first three chapters of Genesis.  We have a lot more Scripture to explore and much more to learn about practicing the better, but from the opening pages of the … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: The Holy Value of One

​ Practicing the better is enacting love in the little things of life. That’s good news because we spend most of our time living in the world of small things.  It is what has often been referred to as ordinary … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: Goodness Chosen

​Practicing the better is not a pure thing (100% all the time) after the fall.  But it is still possible–and possible as it always is, by grace.  Now it is not grace operating naturally, but grace operating by consent.  Practicing … Continue reading

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Practicing the Better: Goodness After the Fall

​We saw God’s goodness in creation before the fall, we see it after the fall as well.  God did two things after Adam and Eve sinned that help us see what practicing the better looks like. First, God went in … Continue reading

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