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Jim Elliot Was Always Reading

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Jim Elliot Was Always Reading

A big personal part of that adventure for Jim was that he was always reading; at least, the evidence is there that this was true.

Jonathan’s Robe: A Humble Response to Being Surpassed and Overshadowed

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Jonathan’s Robe: A Humble Response to Being Surpassed and Overshadowed

This was the crisis of Jonathan's life. What was to be his attitude towards the one who had suddenly surpassed and overshadowed him? There could be...

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.

Legalism vs. Lawlessness

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Legalism vs. Lawlessness

The term “lawlessness” does appear in the Bible, and its meaning is clear from the contexts in which it is found: “What partnership have righteousness and lawlessness...

Lies College Students Hear

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Lies College Students Hear

Think, investigate, and ask God for wisdom to reject the lies and accept the truth.

Lord! Save Our Children!

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Lord! Save Our Children!

A subject of grave concern to all of us today is how we are to go about saving our children. How shall we deliver them from the corrupting influence...

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.

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...

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.

Não Consigo Me Soltar (Desista e Caia nos Braços de Cristo)

Não Consigo Me Soltar (Desista e Caia nos Braços de Cristo)

“Não consigo crer em Cristo”,  é a reclamação que ouvimos frequentemente dos interessados. O que isto significa? Os que afirmam isto falam a sério? Eles estão realmente considerando o que nos dizem? O navio estava ...

News for All Know-It-All Theologians

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News for All Know-It-All Theologians

What's the news? That we don't know much about God. Not really, not compared to what there is, not compared to what...

Overview of New I’ll Be Honest Website Design

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Overview of New I’ll Be Honest Website Design

In view of recently updating the I'll Be Honest website, this post is meant to give an overview of some of the changes that we've made.

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, ...

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"

Paul Washer’s Recent Heart Attack

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Paul Washer’s Recent Heart Attack

No doubt most have heard by now that on Monday night brother Paul Washer suffered a heart attack and was in critical condition.

Paul’s Struggle for the Unity of the Saints

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Paul’s Struggle for the Unity of the Saints

Disunity is a very discouraging thing. But what strength comes from unity. Like the little wires, all knit together, make the strength of the cable, so it is for the church.

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.

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...

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...

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...

Remembering a Friend, Mike Morrow

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Remembering a Friend, Mike Morrow

We should make time to spend with those we love. It is a great lesson to learn and a great truth to realize, that life is not meant to be lived by rushing from one responsibility to another...

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.

Self-Righteously Trying to Save Myself: David Brainerd’s Testimony

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Self-Righteously Trying to Save Myself: David Brainerd’s Testimony

When reading the Life and Diary of David Brainerd I was struck by how self-righteous Brainerd was as a lost person prior to being saved. Many of the...

Speculative Preaching

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Speculative Preaching

Speculative preaching is preaching and majoring on what might be or what could be, instead of what is. It hopes to invoke a response or decision...

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...

The Arrows of God’s Discipline

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The Arrows of God’s Discipline

The arrows of God’s discipline are aimed at, and hit a particular object. The object is sin, a particular sin. It is not the believer’s only sin, but it is the sin which God wants out of his life now.

The Beauty of Holiness

The Beauty of Holiness

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

The Christian and College

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The Christian and College

The Christian life, as is often pointed out, cannot properly be segmented. When one comes to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ, each and every aspect of his life comes...

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?

The Folly of Human Preference

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The Folly of Human Preference

Trifling with conscience and lack of full obedience to the Holy Spirit in the personal life of a Christian expose him to the grave danger, either of exhibiting self-will...

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 Lord Will Guide Those Who Fear Him

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The Lord Will Guide Those Who Fear Him

The person who fears God need fear nothing else. He who does not fear God must fear every other threat, for he has no substantial defense.

The Spirit’s Help in Prayer

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The Spirit’s Help in Prayer

First, notice that the Spirit is a helper. Jesus calls Him that. He is not "our little helper", but it is more like the king helping...

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?

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.

Thoughts on Marriage for Newlyweds

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Thoughts on Marriage for Newlyweds

The secret of a lasting marriage and a happy marriage is in perpetually, continually, habitually giving God the number one position, purpose and passion in your lives and marriage.

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.

Undiscerned Spiritual Pride

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Undiscerned Spiritual Pride

The first and worst cause of errors that abound in our day and age is spiritual pride. This is the main door by which the devil comes into the hearts of those...

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...

What Every Woman Needs

What Every Woman Needs

God alone can provide unconditional, self-sacrificial love, a love that has her highest good in view. The Bible tells us: “in this is love...

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...

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 To Do When You’re Snared

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What To Do When You’re Snared

Trapped! Ensnared! Captured! What the enemy is unable to do by open assault he often can easily accomplish by subtlety. The first thing the Bible says about...

Whom Shall I Fear? The Lord is My Light

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Whom Shall I Fear? The Lord is My Light

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?