Tag Archives: Christian Life

Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: What A Wonder – Tim Challies You, Christian, are the dwelling place of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit of God makes his habitation within you. He has joyfully, willingly, come … Continue reading

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Abiding

The heart of an abiding Christian life is a love relationship with Him who loved us and gave His life for us. – Stanley Gale in A Vine-Ripened Life

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Closer

The closer you get to Christ, the more you will hate sin; for nothing is more unlike Christ than sin. – Donald Whitney in Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: Using Self-Examination for Spiritual Formation – Joe Carter (TGC) The Christian life requires frequent self-examination to ensure we are overcoming sin and growing in obedience. Fears and Fleeting Faith – Tim … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: 3 Motivations to Hate Sin – Erik Raymond Until sin is actually hated for its odious and repulsive character we will not make true progress in godliness. Kindness Changes Everything – … Continue reading

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Reflections on Judges 13-16

Our passage today focuses on Samson.  He was a man used mightily by God despite his many moral flaws.  Note: Disobedience – The list of Samson’s sins is long. God told Israel not to intermarry with the inhabitants of the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Judges 11-12

Our passage today focuses on Jephthah. Consider: Lack of peace –Jephthah delivers Israel from the Ammonites, but then we see him leading some of God’s people to fight against another tribe of God’s people. As a result, 42,000 people die.  … Continue reading

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Judges 11-16: Learning From Samson

(13) A whole chapter is given to Samson’s parents. What details are given, and what do those details tell us about their relationship with God?  Be specific. In what ways should we follow their example? What does Manoah want to … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some really good posts for your weekend reading: Stop Having Quiet Times– David Powlison (TGC) In the verbal actions of the psalms—rejoicing in who God is, asking for needed help, expressing heartfelt thanks—we’re talking to someone. It’s fair … Continue reading

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Sermon Songs: Ephesians 6:1-4

Obey your father and mother O children – this is right And show to your parents honor As pleasing in God’s sight Fathers – do not provoke to wrath Give godly discipline Raise your children to walk God’s path With … Continue reading

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