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Doctrine points Christians to the path of life

Doctrine is the map that guides us on our cross-country journeying through the pages of the Bible, on the one hand, and the complexities of godly living, on the other.

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Jesus

4 Principles on Christian Unity from J. I. Packer

  1. Christian unity is both a present gift and future goal. “Christian unity is the state of being united to, alive in, and governed by, Jesus Christ our living Lord, in company with all other Christians, past and present, those now with Christ in the heavenly Jerusalem of Hebrews 12:22 and those on earth with us today” (61).
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Jesus

{New Post} Christians Should Take Unity Seriously

  1. Christian unity is both a present gift and future goal. “Christian unity is the state of being united to, alive in, and governed by, Jesus Christ our living Lord, in company with all other Christians, past and present, those now with Christ in the heavenly Jerusalem of Hebrews 12:22 and those on earth with us today” (61).
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Theology

J.I. Packer Top 15 Favorite Quotes

Trying to describe what I do in prayer would be like telling the world how I make love to my wife.

Wait on the Lord” is a constant refrain in the Psalms, and it is a necessary word, for God often keeps us waiting. 560 more words

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{New Post} Sin signifies rebellion and defilement by J. I. Packer

Sin, as a label for our natural state before God, signifies rebellion, defilement, condemnation, and slavery.

  • Rebellion: all persons resent, defy, evade, belittle, ignore, and disobey God in way or another, every day of our lives.
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Sanctification

Aimless to Intentional

As I’ve eluded to recently, this year has held a lot of unknowns and surprising developments..good and bad. During the spring semester I took a few college courses and received a promotion at work to co-lead a classroom in the school I have been a T.A. 668 more words

Challenge & Revelation

Navel-Gazing vs Finding the Real Cause of it All!

“But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.” (Paul)Philippians 3:7

Grace takes natural gifts, and even spiritual privilege, spiritual pedigree and all zealous works and shifts them in total to the liability side of the balance sheet, from our perception of the asset column in which we had placed them. 372 more words

What God Taught Me Today