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Growth in Grace 11 — Self-control Must Be Supplied with Perseverance

One of the dangers that Christians face, especially as they get older, is the danger of becoming too comfortable in the world. They become unaccustomed to suffering, trial, and affliction for the sake of Christ and the gospel. 67 more words

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Growth in Grace 10 — Knowledge Must Be Supplied with Self-control 3

In previous posts I have answered two of the three questions about the self-control which Peter says must be supplied into knowledge in 2 Peter 1:5-7: Why must knowledge be supplied with self-control? 103 more words

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Growth in Grace 9 — Knowledge Must Be Supplied with Self-control 2

In the previous post I noted that we must answer three questions about the self-control which Peter says must be supplied into knowledge in 2 Peter 1:5-7. 120 more words

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Growth in Grace 8 — Knowledge Must Be Supplied with Self-control

Do you want the male version or the female version? Have you ever heard that question? Or perhaps you have yourself asked that question. You know the difference between the male and female versions of a story. 152 more words

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THAT WHICH IS BORN OF THE FLESH IS FLESH

“That which is born of the flesh is flesh.” John 3:6

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There is no promise made that in this life, we shall be set free from the indwelling and the in-working of sin. 240 more words

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Growth in Grace 7 — Knowledge Must Be Supplied in Moral Excellence 2

A second question which must be asked about supplying moral excellence with knowledge:

What kind of knowledge must moral excellence by supplied with?

In other words, what is this knowledge of which Peter is speaking? 153 more words

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Growth in Grace 6 — Knowledge Must Be Supplied in Moral Excellence

Doctrine! Theology! These are not words calculated to inspire interest or rapt attention among modern Americans or even American Christians. If we did the word-association game, the associations of these words would probably be negative. 214 more words

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