The Kingdom Consoles and Compels Us

The kingdom of God advances through the expression of the King’s gifts to the church. When working properly the church matures and Christ takes ground in the hearts of men and in the world.

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3 Motivations to Hate Sin

Until sin is actually hated for its odious and repulsive character we will not make true progress in godliness. We may make progress in morality but not holiness; for this requires a godly hatred of sin.

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Thank God for America

America is far from perfect but there are many reasons for Christians to be thankful to God for it.

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Should Christians Defend Themselves?

Do Christians have the right to defend themselves or does the Bible teach that we are not permitted to?

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Don’t Bring a Plastic Spoon to a Knife Fight

Do you realize that your Christian life is a spiritual battle? How are we to go about fighting in it? What are the tools and tactics for this war? In light of the stakes, we must be clear on this.

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Are You Prizing Comfort Over Peace?

If we avoid peace for the sake of personal comfort then we prize peace over comfort. This is selfish, anti-gospel, and harmful to the church. Therefore it is something that we should make sure that we are not doing.

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A Primer on Mortification of Sin

It is not simply the term mortification that is foreign to many today, it is also the practice. This post aims to familiarize the term and encourage the practice.

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A Spirit-Led Life is a Sin-Killing Life

One of the ways we know we are living a Spirit-led life is if we see evidence that it is a sin-killing life.

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Don’t Look Past the Privilege of Prayer

Have you considered that your actions can hinder your greatest blessing?

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Apostasy and Backsliding Look Alike

Because backsliding and apostasy both look the same in their early stages we must be careful not to relativize or excuse patterns of spiritual apathy.

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