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Lordship: All Christians Are Disciples

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Lordship: All Christians Are Disciples

It appears that you are saying that one can be a Christian, a convert, and yet not be a disciple. I would say that all Christians are disciples.

Discerning the Voice of the Lord

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Discerning the Voice of the Lord

We are often asked, "How can I tell whether it is God speaking to me or the devil." Now anyone who tells you it is easy is a novice. It is not easy because the enemy is subtle...

Pray!

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Pray!

Prayer is signally the holiest and most spiritual exercise of mortal men. Carnal flesh shrinks and flees from it. It is cause for spiritual alarm when we find ourselves...

The Grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ

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The Grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich...

The Unpardonable Sin

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The Unpardonable Sin

It is not the unpardonable sin which hinders your being a Christian; but your wickedness of heart, your pride, vanity, and insincerity.

Fellowship Conference New England | Portland, Maine

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Fellowship Conference New England | Portland, Maine

In Portland, Maine on August 13-15, 2015 there will be the Fellowship Conference New England, Pastors Michael Morrow, Mack Tomlinson, Jesse Barrington, and Tim Conway will be speaking.

More Joy

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More Joy

Looking back now, with terminal cancer for the past two years, here is one thing I would like to have done better – I'd like to have enjoyed my walk with the Lord yet more.

Spring Conference in Laredo, Texas with Tim Conway

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Spring Conference in Laredo, Texas with Tim Conway

Where: 1402 Corpus Christi St, Laredo, Texas 78040 When: April 24-26, 2015 Who: Grace Community Church of Laredo is a church plant of GCCSATX. Pastor Tim Conway will be preaching at this year's conference. Confer...

Do Catholics Possess Life Eternal?

Do Catholics Possess Life Eternal?

I now write on the topic of Catholics and eternal life. As an Irish Catholic, I remember the grip that Catholicism had on my own soul; in a sense, it was second nature to me.

I’ll Be Honest App on Amazon Kindle Fire

I’ll Be Honest App on Amazon Kindle Fire

The I'll Be Honest app is now available for Kindle Fire devices. Read more details...

Exercising Self-Control

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Exercising Self-Control

Practically everything must be controlled. So also in the spiritual realm self-control is a virtue.

Behold Your God

Behold Your God

God is big, real big, as big as you imagine a god ought to be, and then infinitely more. God is God.

Justification & Regeneration in Danish (Retfærdiggørelse og Genfødsel)

Justification & Regeneration in Danish (Retfærdiggørelse og Genfødsel)

A free PDF of the book "Justification & Regeneration" by Charles Leiter is now available in the Danish (Dansk) language.

Christianity Unique Among Religions

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Christianity Unique Among Religions

Christianity is unique in that it offers a savior. All other religious leaders are mere examples and teachers, now dead and in the grave.

Behold Now is the Acceptable Time

Behold Now is the Acceptable Time

There will come a day when we will all die. None of us knows when that day will be.

Patriarchy vs. Single Women in the Bible

Patriarchy vs. Single Women in the Bible

The Bible doesn't say your calling as a young woman is to be a “worker at home.” In fact, Paul says, “The unmarried woman cares for the things of the Lord"

Preservation of the Saints

Preservation of the Saints

The apostle Paul here was entirely confident that the saints at Philippi would make it. Here are four reasons why...

Why is Fasting so Little Employed by True Christians?

Why is Fasting so Little Employed by True Christians?

Those meals you miss fasting will soon be forgotten but the blessing and the reward will remain forever. “Your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly”.

The Beauty of Holiness

The Beauty of Holiness

God puts a premium on the beauty of holiness. Physical beauty is relatively meaningless to God.

Cessation vs. Continuance – The Error of Extremes

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Cessation vs. Continuance – The Error of Extremes

With regard to the issue of the continuance or cessation of miracles, miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit, etc., the Scriptures themselves...

Your Life’s Ambition

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Your Life’s Ambition

Listen, there is only one valid goal in life – to live for God and love Him supremely.

Secret Death-bed Repentance

Secret Death-bed Repentance

“There is one death bed repentance recorded in the Bible that no one despair, but there is only one instance that no one presume.” Matthew Henry.

Thoughts That Have Helped Me Upon Cancer and Death

Thoughts That Have Helped Me Upon Cancer and Death

Christ is all anyone can have. We have nothing apart from Christ and the work He did on the cross imputed to us. All else is stripped away at death.

Errors of the Modern House Church Movement

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Errors of the Modern House Church Movement

Let it be understood from the start, we have nothing against house church. Immediately after conversion in 1971, I attended a house church. After 40 years as a Christian...

Born-Againism

Born-Againism

Error has been preached as truth and propagated with cultish zeal. As a result multitudes have believed a lie and are headed for hell from fundamentalist church pews with a Bible in their hands and a prayer on their lips.

Ministerial Pride

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Ministerial Pride

Pride is a mother sin. All sin, in a way, is a manifestation of pride. That is, the conceit, the arrogance, the self-importance – pride affects every word, thought and deed. Pride, though subtle...

Points on Parenting

Points on Parenting

Parents can give away their authority. Never say no if you don’t mean it. Don’t give a command, even a little one, if you are not willing to back it up. And parents can give a command in such a tone that the child senses there are options.

Good Music

Good Music

Again, behold the power of good music. When Paul and Silas sang, the earth shook and the jail rattled (Acts 16).

Is it wrong for Christians to get tattoos?

Is it wrong for Christians to get tattoos?

This question is perhaps worthy of consideration, not only because tattoos are advocated in our day as a “witnessing tool,” but also because it provides an opportunity to explore some overarching New Testament principles that apply to questions of this sort.

But we glory in Christ Jesus, Philippians 3:3

But we glory in Christ Jesus, Philippians 3:3

You want a simple definition of a Christian, a true Christian? He is one who glories, who boasts, who rejoices in Christ Jesus.

Quotes on Reaching Out to the Lost

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Quotes on Reaching Out to the Lost

"Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting. He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him." - Psalm 126:5,6 "N...

Paper Missionaries and Silent Preachers: The Value of Gospel Tracts

Paper Missionaries and Silent Preachers: The Value of Gospel Tracts

“What shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his own soul?” -Mark 8:36 “Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man comes to the Father, but through Me.”" -John 14:6 These, ...

Bob Jennings Health Update 8/27/2011

Bob Jennings Health Update 8/27/2011

Update, 8/27/11 – Yet MRI Regarding Liver Dear friends, I was waiting for Jared to post this on my Journal, but he and his family are in Conn. on some assignment and I am thinking the hurricane has hindered. ...

What Then Shall I Do With Jesus?

What Then Shall I Do With Jesus?

The situation faced by Pilate and that faced by every one of us is, after all, much the same: What shall we do with this troublesome person named Jesus? (Matthew 27:22)

What Should the Average Day Look Like for a True Believer?

What Should the Average Day Look Like for a True Believer?

"What should the average day look like for a true believer?" - This was a question I received in an email this morning. Here are some brief thoughts.  There are many other things from the scriptures that we also c...

He’s Simply Glad You’re Home (The Prodigal’s Son)

He’s Simply Glad You’re Home (The Prodigal’s Son)

I saw this pointed out once, and I thought it was helpful. It's the story of the prodigal.

The Trinity: You Must Believe In It

The Trinity: You Must Believe In It

Do people who believe in modalism and oneness Pentecostalism worship the true God of the bible?

Water Baptism

Water Baptism

The devil has used the waters of baptism to sink more souls in hell than about any other vice or device.  Wily as Satan is, he has stolen a beautiful ordinance of God and used it for himself, filling church houses w...

A Call to Prayer

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A Call to Prayer

I cannot find one of whose history much is told us, from Genesis to Revelation, who was not a man of prayer.

The Context of Romans 7: Is Paul talking about when he was lost or saved?

The Context of Romans 7: Is Paul talking about when he was lost or saved?

In Romans Chapter 7 is Paul a lost man or a saved man? How should we be reading this text?

And There He Prayed | Personal Disciplines of Private Prayer

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And There He Prayed | Personal Disciplines of Private Prayer

"And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place and there he prayed. - Mark 1:35

I Can’t Let Go (Give Up and Fall in the Arms of Christ)

I Can’t Let Go (Give Up and Fall in the Arms of Christ)

“I can't believe in Christ,” is the complaint we often hear from the inquiring. What does it mean? Are those who make it in earnest? Have they considered what they say?

David and Ishbi-benob (Fighting Giants)

David and Ishbi-benob (Fighting Giants)

Giants “again” keep coming on, v15. They were there in the beginning of David’s life and now yet in the end. Sin and Satan do not let up. The war against the saints continues. Adversity continues. The adversary continues.

Baptism or Christ?

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Baptism or Christ?

What is it about the “baptismal forgiveness” message that puts it in a different category than the true gospel?