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Posts tagged with: Paul

Romans 7 – The MYTH of the Dual Nature

For so long, many of us in the church have been taught that we have a dual nature, and that we just can’t stop sinning. Usually, Romans 7 is cited as the ‘proof’ of this, when, in fact, Romans 7...
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Leadership, giving and Christian Community

As Paul wraps up his letter to the Corinthians, he leaves some instructions through which God tells us a great deal about how we are to lead, give, and relate to one another....
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1 Corinthians 6 – Practical Sanctification: You’re free to be HIS!

When the saints try to say áll things are lawful,’and thereby try to give themselves permission to do as they please, I know they don’t understand the Bible. However, I blame the preachers for this, because as a group we’ve...
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1 Corinthians 5 – Practical Sanctification: Dealing with Immorality IN the Church

Whenever I hear a Christian say ‘Only God can judge me,’ I’m pretty sure they didn’t read 1 Corinthians 5 closely or even at all. Why? Because in this chapter Paul addresses the fact that the church MUST judge those...
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1 Corinthians 3 – Practical Sanctification

Paul continues to address issues of spiritual immaturity and his desire for them to move on from the basic principles of the faith. Let’s talk about spiritual maturity!...
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Prophecy is for Edification, Exhortation and Comfort…

So what does this REALLY mean? So many prophets today teach that this means prophecy must ALWAYS be comforting and encouraging. Are they right? What does the BIBLE say about this? Did New Testament prophets in the Bible always prophesy...
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How is YOUR Life marked?

From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus. (Galatians 6:17) In the culture of Paul’s day, there was a way for a mistreated permanent slave to be freed from...
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