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Should the Gospel Reach or Convict?

So many people today believe that we should do whatever it takes to engage people, even if it means not preaching the gospel itself. One preacher even went so far as to say we need to stop talking about Jesus!...
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Old Testament vs. New testament

Very often I hear people say ‘that’s Old Testament,’ usually in an effort to dismiss some measure of Biblical accountability that they don’t like. However, how did the early apostles of the church view what WE call the Old Testament?...
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Is the Prophet ‘better’ than the teacher?

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17) The very...
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Do you preach for men, or for Christ?

Oh, preachers, when will you CEASE to present Christ as a fire escape in a humanistic appeal which reduces God to a mere means of achieving human happiness and fulfillment?If only you would present the might, majesty, splendor, righteousness, holiness...
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Never use God’s Sovereignty as an excuse

And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in...
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Turnover in the Kingdom: Fruit that doesn’t remain.

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of...
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Rob Bell and the Gospel without Convictions

Rob Bell has now told Christians to ‘adapt or die.’ Now, I don’t like the term ‘evangelical,’ since it is now almost exclusively used instead of ‘Christian,’ and for good reason, and even in the rising debate concerning morality and...
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Treasures in the Earthen Vessels around you.

“I will give you the treasures of darkness and the hoards in secret places, that you may know that it is I, the LORD, the God of Israel, who call you by your name.” Isaiah 45:3 You won’t find treasures...
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Church, or Christ?

“No man can come to me, except the Father who has sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.” -John 6:44 Leaders, we sometimes come up with a great number of reasons why people...
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Prophetic Maturity – An introduction

The prophet, and the prophetic are often greatly misunderstood in the church world. In the churches we attended while I was a child, it was commonly believed that John the Baptist was the very last of the prophets, and that...
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The new depravity…

“And constant friction among people who are depraved in mind and deprived of the truth, imagining that godliness is a means of gain. Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, and...
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