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Don’t Be a Backslider!

In the parable of the sower (Matt. 13), Jesus describes 4 types of soil. Considering the parable one concludes that we should strive to be the good soil that allows the seed to grow in our hearts and bear good … Continue reading

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The Importance of Brotherly Love

The topic of Christian love, brotherly love, must never become stale or outdated. The love that exists between Christian brothers and sisters is one of the clearest testimonies that we are in fellowship with God. He that loveth his brother … Continue reading

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Things Proved By the Resurrection of Christ

Christianity rests upon the historical fact of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, an irrefutable proof of the sonship and deity of Jesus. (Matt. 16:18, Romans 1:4). Often, we overlook the resurrection and its significance. We do’nt realize how many things, … Continue reading

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“Blessed Are They That Mourn”

Jesus said “blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matt. 5:4). The idea of mourning as it is expressed here is counter to our culture. It is one beatitude we’d like to leave out. What kind of … Continue reading

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Wake Up!

And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. (Romans 13:11, emp mine pep) How long will you slumber, O sluggard? … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Poor In Spirit

What does the term “blessed” mean as Jesus uses it in the beattitudes? It is a deep and abounding joy that is not effected by outward circumstances. It is an inward, abounding and overflowing joy of the heart. It does … Continue reading

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Convenient Christianity

I believe many in the church have deceived themselves into thinking they can have their own “brand” of Christianity. Being a Christian is being a Christian is being a Christian. As we peruse the New Testament there were not “brands” … Continue reading

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Lead, Follow, Get Out of the Way

Lee Iaacoca used the above words many years ago in a T.V. commercial about Chrysler products. He said that in the car business one had to lead, follow or get out of the way. Many picked up on that phrase … Continue reading

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The Demands of the Gospel

Titus 2:11-14 is one of the most comprehensive doctrinal and theological passages in the Bible. This passage teaches us that we are saved by God’s grace, yet this grace (which we have through the gospel) makes demands of us. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Preaching to Please

There are many temptations unique to preachers. One is the temptation to preach an easy message, or refrain from preaching a hard message, in order to secure his livelihood. When a preacher is supported by the free-will offerings of those … Continue reading

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Christian Prayer, Part 3

This is the final installment in our series of articles on prayer(part 1, part 2). Here I would like to share some practical things. It’s easy to get caught up in the theological to the neglect of the practical. Let’s … Continue reading

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Christian Prayer, Part 2

In Part 1 we began considering a few thoughts and scriptures concerning prayer. We laid a foundation of basic fundamental assumptions that are necessary for a discussion of prayer life. We’ll continue now with some more practical suggestions regarding prayer. … Continue reading

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Christian Prayer, Part 1

Prayer is a very important privilege and duty that many Christians take for granted. Prayer is mentioned in some form or fashion over 500 times in scripture. For the Christian, prayer is; obedience to God, an aid to spiritual growth, … Continue reading

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She Hath Done What She Could

How would you like to have Jesus write your epitaph? Jesus did for one woman, and that for doing a single act. “Verily I say unto you, wheresoever this gospel shall be preached throughout the whole world, this also that … Continue reading

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The More You Know, The Less You Need

I heard the above quotation from a man who was teaching his son outdoor survival skills. He was showing his son how to catch small game for food when and if he was ever in a situation that demanded such … Continue reading

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