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When Conversion is Worthless

Often, in Christian testimonies, one’s conversion experience takes center stage. Usually, with cool lights, soft music, and a little fog, the circumstance, emotions, and sensations of the event are described in great, gut-wrenching detail. Whenever testimonies are called for, more … Continue reading

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Three Realities All Christians Know About

Although God saves diverse people from all kinds of backgrounds, races, and countries, He saves them into one common faith (Ephesians 4:4-5). No matter the diversity of those saved, there will always be common things they share in salvation. One … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Ten Practical Ways to Control Spending & Wisely Manage Money. As 2015 begins and folks are open to rethinking things, I thought this was timely. His conclusion is worth repeating: “It’s not how much money we make, but how we … Continue reading

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3 Things the Holy Spirit Has Done for Every Believer

In a marvelous sermon, C.H. Spurgeon showed three necessary things for the Holy Spirit to do in the heart of a man in order to save his soul. They are listed as follows… First, He Shows You the Evil of Your Sin. … Continue reading

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The Ingredients of True Repentance

I was pretty sick all day yesterday. I had a major headache, neck ache, and slight nausea throughout the entire day. Besides being greatly revived by my wife’s excellent minestrone soup (it could raise the dead), I was also greatly … Continue reading

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My Conversion Was a Train Wreck

What happens when a 37 year old lesbian, tenured English professor who specializes in Queer Theory repents and trusts in Jesus for salvation? In her excellent book, The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert, Rosaria Champagne Butterfield, gives us her answer as … Continue reading

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You Must Do Something to Be Saved

I have found this a helpful word on the relationship of Christ’s finished work in salvation and our needed work in repentance. I hope it helps you too. Paul declared, “I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must … Continue reading

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