Tag Archives: Sanctification

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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The Saturday Post(s)

How Do You Raise Christians? “The simple fact is that your best efforts cannot guarantee salvation for your children, but your bad example could be a great hindrance to the work of the gospel in their hearts. While you might … Continue reading

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Happy Are Those Who Read the Bible

How can one maintain joy in their Christian life? Surely, there are many answers, but in any list, reading the Bible should be near the top. J.C. Ryle, as always, says it well. “Next to praying there is nothing so … Continue reading

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How Sickness is a Gift

For those who don’t know God, there is nothing good to say about sickness. Sickness is always bad all the time. It strains, it inconveniences, it harms, and it kills. Sickness is only enemy. But the same is not true … Continue reading

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Why Christians Are Not Content

I am slowly making my way through the marvelous book The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by the old Puritan, Jeremiah Burroughs. It’s been a wonderful experience. Time and time again I find my soul blessed in profound ways. Today, … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Is Theology Your Idolatry? Nine very good questions to help you see if you love what you learned about God more than God Himself. The Complicated Life of Lazy Boys. This is really thoughtful and helpful. “There are (at least) … Continue reading

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3 Necessary Truths for Suffering

Three truths to store away in your heart for when the rain inevitably comes. Jerry Bridges: In the arena of adversity, the Scriptures teach us three essential truths about God— truths we must believe if we are to trust Him … Continue reading

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Do You Admit You Have Blindspots?

In the last Saturday Post I linked to an article about blind spots, but the article’s message so resonated with me that I thought to quote the main section of it here. Talking specifically about his writing, Russ Ramsey shares … Continue reading

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The Helpfulness of Anger

Martin Luther and his wife often had friends and students living in their home or visiting for dinner. It was often a packed house. The students and friends of the Luthers would not only enjoy their hospitality, but also Martin’s … Continue reading

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5 Signs of Spiritual Maturity

What does it look like to be a mature Christian? To have graduated from the elementary school, middle school, high school, and college of the Christian life? What does it look like to be all grown up in your faith … Continue reading

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