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No Negatives without Positives

“The Christian life never calls you to a negative without giving you positive, more compelling things to hope in.” -Tim Lane

Polish To Shine

Sanctification–it’s a process!

During my time in the Navy, we often took time out to shine our shoes and polish our belt buckles.  I remember quite vividly when we were given “orders” to shine our shoes and buckles and make them look like glass.   428 more words

Practical Christianity

Christ's Sanctifying Love

Pastor Ron Lewis: Faith Bible Church, Warren, PA.

Ephesians 5:26  This week Pastor Ron teaches us how Christ loved the church with a sanctifying love.  Once we see this we will understand  how husbands should love their wives in the same way.   78 more words

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Christ's Sanctifying Love

Ephesians 5:26  This week Pastor Ron teaches us how Christ loved the church with a sanctifying love.  Once we see this we will understand  how husbands should love their wives in the same way.   78 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Not Askin' Why

This is an old poem (Ok, it’s a rap) that I wrote back in 2011. It was penned in the midst of a tough time, directly following our third consecutive miscarriage. 336 more words

Poetry / Lyrical

1689 Confession Study: Practical Errors in Sanctification

Continuing in the 1689 Baptist Confession study, the final lesson in chapter 13 (Sanctification) considers five practical errors regarding sanctification – five doctrinal points which believers may conflate with an unrelated idea.  938 more words

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1689 Baptist Confession Study: The Pattern of Sanctification

Continuing in the 1689 Exposition series, comes an interesting lesson on the “Pattern of Sanctification.”  Using the analogy of a pattern, the way in which we learn of an idea as well as how to do it, this lecture considers several wrong ways to approach sanctification, and the correct pattern to follow. 790 more words

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