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Well Thought is a collection of essays, reviews, and art emerging from the Jacob’s Well community. It is our hope to thoughtfully engage the ideas of our day from the perspective of the gospel and a Christian worldview. If you have any questions or suggestions for future articles contact our editors at info@jacobswellnj.org.

 

A lament of pain and sorrow

Dave Lawrence writes a Psalm of lament, and even through sorrow, our God is near. ...

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A Lament for 2016

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A prayer of lament for 2016 that we prayed during our gathering....

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Community Lament

Community Lament

Do you sometimes feel like Jesus can't even hear you? There is hope....

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The Power, Relevance and Comfort of the Psalms

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Frank Slingerland, one of our musicians, writes about the power, relevance and comfort of the Psalms in his own life and in the life of the church. ...

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Playlist: A Worship Leader's Perspective

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The Psalms have been referred to as the hymnbook of God’s people. They are a collection of songs written from the hearts of those who have walked with God through trials, joy, suffering, victory and pain....

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Dead to Sin and Alive to God

Once we were sinners, but just as Jesus was raised from the dead, we too have been resurrected, and now the person that marches through the world day by day is a new creation...

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The Second Advent - A New Heavens and Earth

One of the stunning realities of the Christmas season is that Jesus’s coming was not the end of the story but its beginning. In fact, even Jesus’s death, resurrection and return to heaven are not the final chapter in the story. Each of our lives is a part of the ongoing story of what God is doing to restore His world. How, though, will it all end? Amazingly, Go...

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A Guide to Fasting

A biblical, theological and practical guide to fasting...

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What sort of sorrow for sin?

When we come across our own sins, how do we react? Is there sorrow? If so, what kind? In this post Jacob's Well member Leah Riehl interacts with two types of sorrow reflected in 2 Corinthians 7:10 ...

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Advent Prayer: Freedom (Liberty to the Captives)

In week 3 of advent, we looked at freedom and sought liberty for those in captivity or bondage. This prayer was written and read by our host for the morning....

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