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The Heart of Sin & Salvation

John Stott: The concept of substitution may be said to lie at the heart of both sin and salvation. For the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for … Continue reading

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A Dark Restaurant

Vance Havner: Some time ago a friend of mine took me to a restaurant where they must have loved darkness rather light. I stumbled into the dimly-lit cavern, fumbled for a chair, and mumbled that I needed a flashlight in … Continue reading

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We Drive Ourselves to Hell

Once, James wrote: Remember, when you are being tempted, do not say, “God is tempting me.” God is never tempted to do wrong, and he never tempts anyone else. Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag … Continue reading

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You Are Not Strong Enough

You are not strong enough to withstand temptation to sin. How do I know this? Because Adam wasn’t and he did not have to struggle with a corrupted nature like we do. If we are to learn from Adam’s fall, … Continue reading

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The Power of the Gospel in Charleston

In the video below, the family members of victims from the Charleston shooting speak to the gunman. Watch and marvel at the power of the gospel. In light of the astonishing hearts of the victims’ family members, Charles C. W. … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Don’t Claim Your Healing. A thoughtful piece on how to think of and handle chronic sickness or pain. The conclusion is gold: “Here is a truth worth thinking about today: our pain may be bringing about a deep healing in … Continue reading

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Adam vs. Jesus

All humanity is summed up in two people: Adam and Jesus. If all men are branches, they are connected with one of these tree trunks. A.W. Pink explains the difference between Adam and Jesus with clarity and power. When Adam … Continue reading

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