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How Important is the Holy Spirit to Christianity?

If Christianity doesn’t have the Holy Spirit, what does it lose? John Stott answers in his inimitable way: Without the Holy Spirit, Christian discipleship would be inconceivable, even impossible. There can be no life without the life-giver, no understanding without … Continue reading

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You Live Because the Holy Spirit

Whether you are a Christian or not, you live because of the Holy Spirit. R.C. Sproul: From the Bible, we know that the source of life is the Holy Spirit. Paul said that in God we live, move, and have … 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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Christian, We Are Not Musical Boxes

Although preachers specifically are being referred to, the truth is equally applicable to Christians of all kinds. Charles Spurgeon: (Christians) sent from God are not musical boxes, being once wound up, will play through their set tunes. They are trumpets … Continue reading

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Two Questions Every Christian Will Be Able to Answer

Desiring to become a member of a local church is not an unimportant decision; even more, it should not be a decision that is accepted casually by the church. Therefore, many churches have a process of sorts to bring people … Continue reading

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Better Than Booze

The Scripture teaches that alcohol is a gift from God’s hand for man’s gladness (Psalm 104:14-15) and that it can be powerfully abused by Man’s drunkenness (Proverbs 23:21; 26:9; Galatians 5:19-21). Said simply, alcohol is from God, but drunkenness is … Continue reading

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Why I Am Taking Seven Weeks to Teach Middle Schoolers About the Trinity

Starting this Wednesday night, our middle school ministry will be starting a series focusing on the Biblical teaching about God as Trinity. In hearing about this endeavor, lots of folks say things like, “Are you joking? Middle Schoolers and the … Continue reading

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