Monthly Archives: November 2020

Consecration and Sanctification

Consecration (being dedicated to God’s service) is our part. Sanctification (being set apart from sin and being made holy) is God’s part. We must make a deliberate determination to be interested only in what God is interested. When faced with … Continue reading

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Advent, 2020

On this, the first Sunday of Advent, this word from the Prophet Isaiah: In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s housewill be the highest of all, the most important place on earth. It will be raised above the … Continue reading

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On Sin

Every believer needs to periodically be given a fresh glimpse of indwelling sin. When we cease to appreciate the seriousness of our sin, we also cease to appreciate the cost and wonder of Christ’s atoning sacrifice on the cross.

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Achieving Spiritual Growth And Maturity

Practice forgiveness and forbearance in the everyday, spilled-milk situations of your life. Then you will be ready and able to forgive when the stakes become truly life changing.

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On Wisdom

Either we trust God by affirming the entirety of his revealed wisdom, or we play God by deciding what he got wrong.

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Obedience, and Trust Bring The Breakthrough

The vessels of mercy are first seasoned with affliction, and then the wine of glory is poured in. Thomas Watson, 1620 – 1686 Life is all about gaining spiritual maturity, and spiritual maturity is tested and perfected through trials. The … Continue reading

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On Gratitude And Love This Thanksgiving Week

A Debt Of Gratitude Thanksgiving is a debt. It is something we owe. When we bring our thanks before God, we are recognizing Him as the source of every blessing, every protection, every heartbeat, every rescue from every trial, even … Continue reading

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On Worldview

We live in a post Christian world. Western Judeo Christianity has fallen away from the Biblical Worldview and moral relativism has pushed truth aside. This phenomenon is described perfectly in a quote from Rick Warren (Senior Pastor, Saddleback Church): “The … Continue reading

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On Love

God: Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the most important commandment. The second most important commandment is like it: Love your neighbor as … Continue reading

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On Security and Insecurity

An Affirmation: Secure in God’s love, I will not surrender my self-worth to the opinions and judgments of others. When I am rejected, I will not retaliate. When I am hurt, I will allow God to heal me. Knowing the … Continue reading

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