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Why Does God Not Perfectly Sanctify Us at Conversion? by Jeffery Smith

Why are believers, while still in this world, left to struggle with indwelling and remaining sin? Certainly God has the power to make us perfect and sinless from the moment of our conversion. 726 more words

Reformed Baptists (1689) and the Christian Sabbath

Through study of the puritans and church history, and online reformed Baptist theology discussion groups, I am now more aware of the differences among various types of Calvinist Baptist groups, even among non-denominational, “reformed Baptist” type churches. 827 more words

Christian Authors

As Sparks Fly Upward

Job captures the human condition when he says: “Man is born for trouble, as sparks fly upward”(Job 5:7). Painful and stressful situations are inevitable, no matter how hard we try to avoid them. 754 more words

Religion

"Do You Want to be Healed?"

There’s quite a bit of talk going around about suicide these days. I guess a celebrity taking his life brings this about; I’m thankful. I’m not thankful for this man’s decision to stop living, I’m thankful because I’ve been there, and I deem discussion on this topic a very good thing. 2,281 more words

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The Fading Of Finite

“Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have discarded everything else, counting it all as garbage, so that I could gain Christ” 1,292 more words

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Trust His Pace

Sometimes it is anything but our natural inclination to trust God. Actually, apart from Him it is always our inclination not to trust Him.

I have recently completed a season of nine months of total heart transformation. 804 more words

Creating Community

“It is time to face the fact that your walk with God is a community project. It is time to come out of hiding. The Christians around you struggle just like you, and the God who is your hope is not surprised by your struggle or theirs.

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