Billy Graham Rule: a short, touching follow up by Jared C. Wilson

Yesterday I'd published a piece on the criticism of Vice-President Mike Pence and his statement that he does not eat alone or spend time alone with women other than his wife. Pence's commitment stems from what's known as the 'Billy Graham Rule.' Early in his career Graham had set out 4 rules by which he …

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Mike Pence, the “Billy Graham Rule” and Pharisees

Of late the secular world has mocked a Christian. It's not news. Except that the Christian they mocked was the Vice President of the United States, which tends to be news. Further, the mocking ensued because Pence had said he chooses to honor his wife by not spending time alone with women, including eating in …

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What’s in your pocket? Lists? Or nails?

We are sinners. The Syro-Phoenician woman knew that. (Mark 7:26). The Tax Collector in the temple knew that. (Luke 18:13). Mary knew that. (Luke 1:46). We know we are sinners. No one believes in Jesus Christ the savior unless they see a need in Him. Martyn Lloyd Jones, sermon Isaiah 1:10, Repentance and Salvation. Before …

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Relying on tradition and incomplete knowledge can be devastating

Tradition is the enemy of truth. People hear things over and over and eventually take them as truth. Instead of searching them out diligently, they accept sayings as Biblical truth. They begin to think they are in the Bible or that God said it. Case in point, the phrase, "Cleanliness is next to Godliness" is …

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