This Matter of Faith

Heb 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. We are saved by faith in Christ. We are...

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That Point of Decision at Which we Must Decide

Mat 19:21-22 Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” (22) When the young man heard this he...

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To Discern Good from Evil, You Must be Born Again

[The following is excerpted from July 6, 2014 sermon  at Christ Reformation Church. You may listen to or read the entire sermon at sermonaudio.com/crc] Faith is the means by which we overcome the world, by which we resolve to not...

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Is Your Faith Supernatural or Superstitious?

Hebrews 11:1 ESV  Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. If we do not have the "direction" of what we think is faith, that genuine faith given us as a gift from...

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The Danger of Confusing Faith with Superstition

Heb 11:1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Many non-Christians accuse Christians of being superstitious (and therefore foolish) people. Some of these accusations are correct. Let me show you why. First,...

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If You Refuse to Acknowledge Evil, You Don’t Believe God

And he said, "Go, and say to this people: "'Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.' Make the heart of this people dull, and their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they...

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