Category Archives: Christian Living

12 Questions to Ask Before You Watch ‘Game of Thrones’

The closer I get to death and meeting Jesus personally face to face, and giving an account for my life and for the careless words that I have spoken (Matthew 12:36), the more sure I am of my resolve never … Continue reading

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Unanswered Prayer

Last night I sat with a group of men from our church and talked about prayer. And, as usually happens, our thoughts turned toward unanswered prayer or prayer that is answered very differently than we had asked or hoped. Why … Continue reading

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The Character and Dignity of Christians

“You have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God!” 1 Peter 1:23 1. That this change is not of a human character. It is not effected by human means alone. “It … Continue reading

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Using Discernment with Entertainment

“Immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints; and there must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.”   … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Discernment

We have lost sight of what the first Christians seemed to know so well, that it is important for believers to exercise discernment. Indeed, it is of such importance that the apostle Paul understood “spiritual discernment” as a spiritual gift … Continue reading

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God’s Glory in Marriage

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What does the Lord require of you?

What does the Lord require of you? “To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8 Simplicity and comprehensiveness mark the requirements of my God. He can abbreviate His demands into the fewest words; but they are words which embrace . . . … Continue reading

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“The Leading of the Spirit” – part 3

The method of the Spirit’s leading, of which Paul speaks in our text, is not a drawing or dragging of a passive weight toward a goal which is attained, if attained at all, only by virtue of the power residing … Continue reading

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“The Leading of the Spirit” – part 2

All of this will be powerfully supported and the subject perhaps somewhat further elucidated if we will seek now to penetrate a little deeper into the inmost nature of the work of the Holy Spirit which Paul calls here a … Continue reading

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“The Leading of the Spirit” – part 1

“For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God” (Romans 8:14 RV). These words constitute the classical passage in the New Testament on the great subject of the leading of the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading

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