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Sinning Against Yourself

Do you ever call yourself stupid? Do you call yourself an idiot? Do you condemn yourself for certain things? Do you get angry at yourself when you fail? If so, you’re sinning against yourself.   In Matthew 22:36-40, Christ answers one … Continue reading

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You Are Not Your Sin

Here is a true concept that can strengthen your walk of faith: YOU ARE NOT YOUR SIN! Unfortunately, this truth is not common knowledge in the faith. Many mistakenly believe that they are their sin. If you live under this … Continue reading

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Oh, To Love Him More

In Luke 7:47 we read, “Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven—for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little.” This verse tells us that the more one is forgiven by Christ, the … Continue reading

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The Finality of the Cross

“E finito!”  “Esta terminado!”  “C’est fini!” “It is finished,” means just that.  It is finished. But… what exactly is finished? All the work for the payment for all sin is fully and totally complete (John 19:30)! The wages (payment) of … Continue reading

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Renew the Covenant?

The idea of renewing the covenant is blasphemy. Let me explain. The New Covenant is Almighty God’s covenant. It is not ours. The New Covenant is an unconditional or unilateral covenant. That means we have no part in it. This is … Continue reading

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Do Not Nullify Grace

Do not nullify the grace of God.  In Galatians 2:21, Paul states, “I do not ignore or nullify the [gracious gift of the] grace of God [His amazing, unmerited favor], for if righteousness comes through [observing] the Law, then Christ … Continue reading

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RE: Union

Midline cracks Rupture The ancient barrier Between us Chunks and pieces tumble Stirring clouds of dust and debris Clouding my vision The barrier arose Stone by stone With rain and strain Reinforced With pain and disdain As billows settle A … Continue reading

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Never Fall Again

Can you imagine a life without falling?? There is a way to protect ourselves from falling. The secret hides in the word, humility. Humility is not weakness. Humility is strength under control. Like a wild horse trained to listen and respond … Continue reading

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Devil Worship

Are you unknowingly practicing devil worship? If the kingdom of light is your home, then your association with darkness is terminated. Broken is the power of darkness and all ties with it severed by the power of Christ who lives in you. … Continue reading

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Fear of Man

Did you ever stop to think…that the fear of man is a form of slavery? How so? Because we are slaves to whatever controls us (2 Pet. 2:9). When we fear others, we lose our God-given freedom and allow them … Continue reading

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Done With Sin

Tough Question: Are you “done with sin” (1 Peter 4:1)? Yes___ No___ If you’re not “done with sin,” it may be because you avoid suffering. Passing through the doorway of suffering is necessary to break a sin cycle. Suffering in … Continue reading

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Climbing

Every weekday morning the crowds gathered. They stood waiting in line outside the Life Museum. Security guards managed to keep order by roping off the main foyer allowing one at a time groups of twelve to enter the eastern wing. The … Continue reading

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