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Dealing with Evil People

There is never a famine on wickedness. At every turn we are able to hear reports of bad things being perpetrated by bad people. Most of us have even been victimized, even if in a small way, by someone. We have been yelled at, gossiped about, or worse. The young Christians of Thessalonica were no […] Read More

1 Thessalonians 4:1 | Power of the Gospel for our Personal Purity

Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. (1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 ESV) […] Read More

How is God’s Power Seen in the Church? | 1 Thessalonians week 9

1 Thessalonians 3:6–10 (ESV) 6 But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and has brought us the good news of your faith and love and reported that you always remember us kindly and long to see us, as we long to see you— 7 for this reason, brothers, in all our distress […] Read More

The Work of God, Work of Grace, Work of Faith and Work of Love […] Read More

When the Gospel Doesn’t Work | Preaching Series

This series contemplates the reality that in so many circumstances, the people of God act and live as though the Gospel has no power in their lives and in as much, the Gospel must not work.  Over eight weeks in preparation for the “Horrors of Christmas” (wrath, judgement, horror and hell) series, we have discovered […] Read More

B.B. Warfield – Plan of Salvation

Part I – Differing Conceptions THE SUBJECT to which our attention is to be directed in this series of lectures is ordinarily spoken of as “The Plan of Salvation.” Its more technical designation is, “The Order of Decrees.” And this technical designation has the advantage over the more popular one, of more accurately defining the […] Read More

Eternal Focus in Our Thinking

Although we all think continually, more often our thoughts are dominated by what life throws at us which takes our thoughts away from Christ.  Paul gives us a key to living a worshipful life in Romans 12 when he says to be transformed by the “renewal of your mind.”  Several places in the New Testament […] Read More

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