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Prosperity Gospel? What is that

2016 is the year of yes. Our yes gives God permission to bring forth His promises in our lives. Anything you can think of God has made a promise and it’s yes in Christ Jesus. God has already said yes but our response needs to be Amen. ~ Victoria Osteen When was it when Jesus … Continue reading

Holier than you?

In the early years of my Christian upbringing it was either taught or assumed that there were Christians that were closer to God or holier. All Christians were Christians but there were those who are carnal and those who were holy. Also when I was a Charismatic I believed there were Christians who had some … Continue reading

Baptism – Reformed

What is baptism? This is a heated and debated topic within Christian circles. I have covered the three main views on Baptism. I do believe that each view is within orthodox Christianity. Hopefully I have shared each view with little bias so the reader can come up with their own conclusion This is the Reformed … Continue reading

R.C. Sproul’s Crucial Questions eBooks Now Free Forever

Well just incase you haven’t already heard Ligonier Ministries has made available several R.C. Sproul books free via Amazon. They are ebooks so you will not get a hard copy but in this digital age that is becoming the norm.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KUmHTXLEpaA#!

My church’s Christmas service

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The Fruit of the Spirit (church notes)

Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. If we don’t understand the filling of the Spirit we can’t walk in the Spirit. This is foundational to the Christian life. This is why there is so much confusion. … Continue reading

Results of being filled with the Spirit (submission) – church notes

I do believe we are a Spirit filled church but not within the error of charismatic teaching. Grammar: imperative (command) plural in number (you’all) passive (something done to you) present (continual) Do: – confess – yield to the Spirit – do not grieve the Spirit Baptism of the Holy Spirit is once done and done … Continue reading

Walk in wisdom part 3. A Spirit Filled Life (church notes)

https://www.evernote.com/shard/s84/sh/c4e8fa83-d3a9-49c9-8b93-3d58bbd62435/d5779a602f1bacb9af7048aa766f3b2f   Ephesians 5:15-21 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled … Continue reading

Running the Race with Endurance 5/22/11

https://www.evernote.com/shard/s84/sh/678699e0-ec6b-4dcc-9b61-c309ce4c4a1b/9bec446a272218c31c17b5b53e87be7b   Hebrews 12:1-3 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy … Continue reading

Does your life story include?

This is a quote from Mike Horton during his radio show The White Horse Inn. The topic of that day was how many in evangelical churches personalize or moralize Scripture when Scripture doesn’t allow such things. It does have application to our every day life of course but when we take out the main character … Continue reading