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Teleios is the True Standard

Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. (Matthew 5:48)

Church Pulpit Commentary states the following concerning this passage:

If we are apt to grow self-complacent, to thank God we are not as other men are, but far better, it arises from the low standards we set before us. 318 more words

Discipleship

Sermon on John 14:12-21

This sermon was delivered by Pastor Jamil on 19/10/2014. This article is from notes I made so is not completely in keeping with what Pastor Jamil said though I’ve tried to be as accurate as possible. 1,714 more words

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How do I know if my ministry is fruitful?

I was thinking today that my ministry is very small, certainly in terms of conversions. I honestly don’t know of one person I’ve influenced who has gone on to follow Christ. 662 more words

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Ouch!

“Endure the cross”. Easier said than done. Yes, we’ll come forth as gold after the refining, but can we be honest and admit the process hurts? 50 more words

“Humility is perfect quietness of heart. It is to expect nothing, to wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing done against me. 63 more words

Faith in Action: Jimmy Greene (Christian Stories, Part 2)

  • This profoundly gifted jazz musician lost his daughter in the Newtown CT elementary school shooting in December 2012.   His daughter’s name was Ana Grace.   With God’s grace, she’s surely in Heaven now .
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Freedom Savoured

You will not appreciate the freedom you have until you understand the bondage you were in.