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Christ will Lead You – If You Follow Him

Pro 3:5-7 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. (6) In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. (7) Be not wise in your own eyes;...

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Being Hated Does Not Mean You are Wrong

Act 14:19-22 But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead. (20) But when the disciples gathered about him, he rose up...

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Evil Returns Evil for Kindness

Psa 105:39-41 He spread a cloud for a covering, and fire to give light by night. (40) They asked, and he brought quail, and gave them bread from heaven in abundance. (41) He opened the rock, and water gushed out;...

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True Christianity is a Fight

Many of you know that I have been reading the books and sermons lately of J.C. Ryle. I highly advise you to do the same. In his book Holiness, chapter 4, he writes this: There are thousands of men and women...

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This World is not Our Real Home

Joh 16:33 I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” Php 3:20 But our citizenship is in heaven, and...

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Who is Our Real Enemy?

Gal 4:16 Have I then become your enemy by telling you the truth? The Galatian Christians had received the gospel from Paul with great thanksgiving. They loved Paul for bringing the good news of Christ to them. But of course,...

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The Hardness of the Human Heart (from Joel Beeke)

The following words are taken from Joel Beeke's great commentary on The Revelation. At the end of the 9th chapter of the Apocalypse we read these incredible words: Rev 9:20-21 The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these...

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Many or Few Saved? Thoughts from J.C. Ryle

This next Sunday (June 26, 2022) I will be presenting part one of an extremely important sermon taken from Pastor J.C. Ryle in his book Old Paths. If you don't have that book, be sure and get it. What do you...

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The Lord Sees it all

Eze 8:12 Then he said to me, “Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the dark, each in his room of pictures? For they say, ‘The LORD does not see...

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What Does it Mean to be “Lost”?

Luke 19:10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” The Bible often speaks of people who are dead in their sins as "lost."  We think of people who reject Christ as those who are...

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