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LASTing Peace, Week 42, Plain Old, Ordinary, Nothing Special--Me

Ever felt that way? Taking a quick glance at 1 Thessalonians 4, let’s find out how God feels about “ordinary”.

Digging A Little Deeper

Jesus and the Church

Jesus and the Church

How many times does Jesus mention the church?

I’ve asked that question in a number of forums (Reformed University Fellowship, Sunday school, Drug Court Bible Study, the pulpit, and so on), and have received answers ranging from thirty-six to six. 928 more words

Christ

The Holy Love of God

Long ago, Augustine of Hippo pointed out that the desire of every human heart is to experience a love that is transcendent. Regrettably for us today, however, I don’t think there’s any word in the English language that’s been more stripped of the depth of its meaning than the word… 1,055 more words

Christian Theology

Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart

Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart

Tens of thousands of people are absolutely certain of a salvation they do not possess.

If there were a world record for the “number of times asking Jesus into your heart,” I’m pretty sure I would hold it. 1,073 more words

Christ

Theological Structures that Damage/Destroy Our Assurance of Salvation

Written by, Roger Nicole,
Taken from an article written for Ligonier Ministries,
and The Confessing Baptist.

The privilege of assurance…

…which is secured by the work of Christ for His own and which is properly undergirded in the Reformed faith, is damaged or even destroyed in certain other theological structures. 269 more words

When God Goes Missing

When God Goes Missing

Has God’s presence gone missing from our assemblies?

Why do you go to church? When I ask that question of Christians who attend churches where they are members, I am usually surprised and dismayed by the answers I hear. 1,056 more words

Christ

R. C. Sproul (1939 - )

“Sin is cosmic treason. Every sin, no matter how seemingly insignificant, is an act of treason against the cosmic King. When God’s character is made clear to us and we are able to measure our actions not in relative terms with respect to other humans but in absolute terms with respect to God, His character, and His law, then we begin to be awakened to the egregious character of our rebellion. 47 more words

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