The attitude of true followers of Jesus. Continue reading
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We can find five ways that Scripture explains unbelief. Continue reading
Deep inner change is necessary if we hope to address our deepest needs. Continue reading
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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The whole secret of living this kind of life is that man should be… Continue reading
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
Are we helping new believers understand the challenges and difficulties of the Christian life? Continue reading
God is always leading us back to grace to confess our unworthiness and to celebrate His mercy. Continue reading
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What exactly did Jesus mean when he spoke these words?
Was he advocating a mind your own business policy?
Was he forbidding all judgments about the actions of others? Continue reading
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a great list for helping Church members evaluate the ways they approach Christianity and the life of the Church: Continue reading