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The New Blog

Dear Readers, Thank you for your support and encouragement over the last few years! In an effort to better serve you and to streamline my life over summer break, I’ll be moving the blog over to alexkato.com this weekend. Things … Continue reading

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The Fear that Leads to Abundant Life

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction. -Proverbs 1:7 The beginning of a river often starts subtly: A melting snowcap, a million drops of rain, rolling down tree trunks, seeping through the … Continue reading

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Pastors: Neither Boast Nor Complain

For even those who are circumcised do not themselves keep the law, but they desire to have you circumcised that they may boast in your flesh. But far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our … Continue reading

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How Faith/Love Is Like Health

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love. -Galatians 5:6 Why is this the thing that “counts” in Christ Jesus, “faith working through love”? What does this mean, and what’s so … Continue reading

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For Christ is By Christ

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me … Continue reading

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A Hard, Promising, Merciful Commandment

And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind, for the LORD searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. If you seek him, he … Continue reading

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Calling It Good

The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O LORD, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands. -Psalm 138:8 I can trust God’s purpose for me without knowing what it is, because I know … Continue reading

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