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A Christian’s Profession: To Excel in Good Works

Titus 3:8,14 (Darby Bible): The word is faithful, and I desire that thou insist strenuously on these things, that they who have believed God may take care to pay diligent attention to good works. These things are good and profitable … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Revolutionize our Relationship with Each Other in the Body of Christ: A Study of 1 Thessalonians 5:14-15

It could be said we live in the retaliation generation. Social media is used to play a game of “gotcha” as everyone tries to outdo another with clever posts aimed at degrading anyone who disagrees with our self-proclaimed truth. We … 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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Not Without You: The Commitment to Unity

“Now in giving these instructions I do not praise you, since you come together not for the better but for the worse. For first of all, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among … Continue reading

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Is God our First Love?

The third thorn in the Parable of the Sower and the Seed is the deceitfulness of riches. Millions of people have been corrupted, ruined and destroyed by the deceitfulness of riches. Wealth has a strong tendency to cause the heart … Continue reading

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Embraced by God’s Goodness, Part 1

There is an amazing truth set forth in the Word of God concerning the circle of goodness for the Christian believer. It begins before the ages in the heart of God with His glorious plan of love for you. It … Continue reading

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The Call to Love: The Wonders of God’s Love in Action

1Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant (NASB: Lockman) Amplified: Love endures long and is patient and kind; love never is envious nor boils over with jealousy, is not boastful or vainglorious, does not display itself haughtily. (Amplified Bible – Lockman) … Continue reading

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The Fourth Soil of the Heart: The Good, Tilled, and Fruitful Soil

Now let us return to the Parable of the Sower for a discussion of the final and most important soil of the heart. This fourth soil of the heart is what every Christian should strive for in their walk with … Continue reading

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Destroying the High Places: What Altar Do You Have in Your Heart?

One of the subjects consistently addressed throughout the Bible is idolatry. References abound in connection with Israel’s struggle with the gods of their neighbors, gods that could be seen, as opposed to their invisible Yahweh. Time and time again, the … Continue reading

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Parable of the Sower: The Fourth Thorn: The Lust for Other Things

The fourth thorn in the Parable of the Sower are “the lusts for other things.” The Greek word for “lusts” is epithymia and means a passionate and strong desire or longing for something and an unbridled craving that attaches itself … Continue reading

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