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Assurance of Saving Faith from 1 John

Posted on October 8, 2019 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (1)

Head, Heart, & Hands: Assurance of Saving Faith from 1 John

On Sunday, we considered the response of faith of the one leper verses the nine. At the end of the message, I walked through 1 John to examine our faith in light of the Word, whether it be a genuine saving faith or not. I have included those el...

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Ecclesia Reformata, Semper Reformanda

Posted on February 25, 2019 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (5)

Ecclesia Reformata, Semper Reformanda (The Church Reformed, Always Reforming) 

This phrase goes all the way back to 1647, coined by Jodocus van Lodenstein, a pastor of a reformed church in the Netherlands. After researching the likely meaning he intended, I offer this summary; The church, having been reformed by the Word of God in i...

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The Blessing & Curse of CCM (Contemporary Christian Music)

Posted on December 5, 2018 at 1:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. Acts 17:11 ESV

Some of the Christian music I listen to is for worship and some of the other Christian music I listen to is for clean...

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Extraordinary & Ordinary Means

Posted on May 1, 2018 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

For this reason we also thank God without ceasing, because when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which also effectively works in you who believe.

(1Thessalonians 2:13 NKJ)

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The Dangers of Entering The Shack

Posted on February 21, 2017 at 12:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Head, Heart, & Hands: Dangers of Entering The Shack

Campus Crusade is excited about the movie release “The Shack” and is buying tickets to send people, they even have a sheet of 9 questions to help you discuss the movie with a friend. Music artists like Lecrae have endorsed the movie by calling it ̶...

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, & Barack Obama, I Don't Think You Are Saved, But I Pray You Would Be!

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (3)

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. (1Timothy 2:1-2 ESV)


There are very few things as sad as those who think they have a relationship with Jesus Christ but d...

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The Power of God & Our Rejoicing Through Trials

Posted on July 31, 2012 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)


3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you, 5 Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6 Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are...

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Head, Heart, and Hands

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (1)

In view of the interest these survey results had in Sunday mornings message, I have reprinted the findings reported from Christianity Today in 2008 concerning the top five reasons Muslims convert to Christianity. There is no god like our God! 


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Gospel Saturated

Posted on July 16, 2012 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Gospel Saturated

Have you wondered why the Scriptures point to and culminate in the gospel of Christ (Luke 24:17)? For fifteen chapters in Genesis we have been seeing how over and over again God has foreshadowed and proclaimed the gospel thousands of years before Christ died and ...

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