Are You Drifting?

by Chris Hodges For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it. Hebrews 2:1 Have you ever watched a boat drift from the dock or shore? You have to be patient because it doesn’t happen all...

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Jesus Is My….Justification

by Brad Jolly Justification. It’s such a big “theological” sounding word, isn’t it?  Maybe you’ve heard a preacher use it before.  But what does the word justification, or justified, actually mean? Justification is the act of God declaring a sinner to be righteous before Him.  In more simple terms, God...

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Jesus Is My….Peace

By Brad Jolly Peace…the word itself makes you long for all that it embodies.  Complete harmony with rest and trust and love – nothing that stands between two persons.  Yet, that’s not what we have today in our world, is it? After Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of...

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The Exchanged Life

by Lee C. Turner We were crucified with Christ, buried with him and resurrected with him. This can be called our co-crucifixion, co-burial and co-resurrection with Christ. The old man (unregenerate spirit) was crucified and replaced by the new man (regenerate spirit). A person only has one nature or spirit....

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The Gospel

by Brad Jolly I heard an author one day being interviewed.  He was talking about how the triune God (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) is full of love and acceptance and looks past our sin because it was dealt with by Jesus. It sounded ok at first,  but the more...

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THE SAD BONDAGE OF EMOTIONAL LEGALISM-PART 5

EXCERPTS FROM “UNDERSTANDING GRACE AND HOW TO INTERPRET IT IN YOUR LIFE AND CHURCH” Lee Turner  2002 “Many pastors, [teachers, dad’s, and mom’s] desiring that their [members or son’s and daughter’s] live holy lives, mix law with grace. Mixing law with grace only produces guilt ridden, defeated Christians and robs them...

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THE SAD BONDAGE OF EMOTIONAL LEGALISM-PART 7

EXCERPTS FROM “UNDERSTANDING GRACE AND HOW TO INTERPRET IT IN YOUR LIFE AND CHURCH” Lee Turner 2002 “Many pastors, [teachers, dad’s, and mom’s] desiring that their [members or son’s and daughter’s] live holy lives, mix law with grace. Mixing law with grace only produces guilt ridden, defeated Christians and robs...

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THE SAD BONDAGE OF EMOTIONAL LEGALISM-FINAL

EXCERPTS FROM “UNDERSTANDING GRACE AND HOW TO INTERPRET IT IN YOUR LIFE AND CHURCH” Lee Turner 2002  “Many pastors, [teachers, dad’s, and mom’s] desiring that their [members or son’s and daughter’s] live holy lives, mix law with grace. Mixing law with grace only produces guilt ridden, defeated Christians and robs...

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REAL REVIVAL

Vance Havner defined revival as “A work of God’s Spirit among His own people … what we call revival is simply New Testament Christianity, the saints getting back to normal.”  What Real Revival is Not – It is not for the exaltation of man. – It is not self-generated. –...

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