Monthly Archives: April 2015

Some Recommendations When Reading Scripture

Seeing the Scriptures as simply an instruction book to help you live a better life can actually be a very dangerous thing. Of course, the Word of God does give us instructions for our lives. However, we must first and … Continue reading

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Covetousness and Idolatry

How is one’s covetousness a form of idolatry? Colossians 3:5 tells believers to: “Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.” This command comes in the context of … Continue reading

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Humble Dependency

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you”   I Peter 5:6 It has recently struck me just how much the word humble must be emphasized in the two words … Continue reading

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Nine Ways Grace Changes Your Life

“Do not be led away by diverse and strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace…”  Hebrews 13:9 God’s grace is truly amazing! I do not think that believers can hear too much about … Continue reading

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Still Sinner after All These Years

Martin Luther stated one of the most important redemptive truths in this manner: Simul Iustus et Peccator. It means “at the same time justified and sinners.” I have been a Christian since I was 27 years old. That was 37 … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading? Here is a Recommendation!

Well, hopefully, if you are a believer, you are reading the Scriptures on a daily basis. If that is not so in your own Christian life, let me encourage you to consider starting a daily Bible reading program. However, if … Continue reading

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The Glory of the Cross

Many saints have been blessed by the prayer “Love Lustres at Calvary” from the collection of Puritan prayers and devotions called The Valley of Vision. It reflects Paul’s heart in Galatians 6:14, “But far be it from me to boast … Continue reading

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