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True followers of Christ

Consider how eight blessings (which we call beatitudes) present in a logical, interrelated sequence the character qualities of normal Christianity.  Continue reading

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The change we all need

Deep inner change is necessary if we hope to address our deepest needs. Continue reading

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Do we really need “Do not….” commands?

Are we humans really that bad that we need to be told not to spread false reports and accept bribes and twist the words of the innocent?

Perhaps we’d like to believe in some upward version or utopian vision of humanity, but the fact is that we cannot survive without a set of “Do not” laws and a significant means to enforce them. Continue reading

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On living the Christian life

“The whole secret of living this kind of life is that man should be utterly detached. He must be detached from others in the sense that his behavior is not governed by what they do. But still more important, he … Continue reading

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5 desires of true believers

It’s possible for true believers to have serious moments of disobedience and unfruitfulness (Rom. 7:19; I Jn. 2:1; II Pet. 1:5-10), but there should be evidence of these five desires in those who know God. Continue reading

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The Conflict We Didn’t Tell You About

Are we helping new believers understand the challenges and difficulties of the Christian life? Continue reading

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Always leading us back to grace

God is always leading us back to grace to confess our unworthiness and to celebrate His mercy. Continue reading

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