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John 13: An Amazing Example of Love, Humility and Betrayal

As we draw closer to Resurrection Sunday, I want to look at an amazing record in Scripture of the last week of Jesus Christ’s life before his death. John 13 sets forth the heart of our Savior as he approaches … Continue reading

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Eight Words That Change Everything

In the book of Acts, we read of Saul, a man who had a definitive objective in life. He thought he understood what truth was, so he set out to persecute the Church of Jesus Christ. Yet, as he was … Continue reading

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The Generation of the Unrestrained Tongue

There may not be a more destructive thing on the face of the earth than the tongue. Words spewed from the tongue have ruined more lives, caused more hurt and wreaked more havoc than anything known to the human race. … Continue reading

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Jesus: From Boyhood to Manhood

A great article by my friend Dennis Hickman: The Bible tells us very little about Jesus’ upbringing—his growing-up years.  Church traditions have given us paintings, stained glass windows and statues of Jesus as a child with a halo around his head, … Continue reading

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Cry Out! Help is On the Way!

Hebrews 2:18 For since He Himself was tempted in that which He has suffered, He is able to come to the aid of those who are tempted. Jesus comes running to the cry of His brethren which is beautifully pictured by … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Sower: The Fifth Thorn: The Pleasures of This Life

The fifth and final thorn in the Parable of the Sower is the “pleasures of this life.” The Greek word for “pleasures” is “hedone” which means delight, pleasurable sensation, and sensual pleasures. Hedone is pure self-indulgence and lack of control … Continue reading

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Parable of the Sower: The Second Soil of the Heart-Rocks, Scorching, and Withering, Part 1

Let’s examine the second soil of the heart and what happens when the seed of the Word of God is sown into it. As for what was sown on rocky ground, this is the one who hears the word and … Continue reading

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The Third Gateway to the Heart: The Thoughts, Part 7: The Lesson of Lazarus

We must take off our grave clothes when it comes to our thought life. Our thinking must come out from among the dead where sin, corruption and rebellion abound and into the glorious light of His presence. Jesus Christ is … Continue reading

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The Third Gateway to the Heart: The Thoughts-Part 5: Demolishing Strongholds in Our Thinking-The Lessons of Jericho

One of the greatest sections of Scripture concerning this great war for the thought life of the Christian is in 2 Corinthians: For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of … Continue reading

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The Perfect Heart

The great English clergyman John Flavel, in His wonderful work Keeping the Heart, wrote, “The greatest difficulty in conversion, is to win the heart to God; and the greatest difficulty after conversion, is to keep the heart with God … The … Continue reading

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