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The Expositor’s Distinction: Tethered to the Text

Steven J. Lawson | May 21, 2019

A preacher should always, both literally and figuratively, be pointing to a biblical text. This Word-centered focus is the defining mark of all true expositors.

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We Need to Surrender

Carlos Chung | May 16, 2019

As the government rages against believers at every level, whether it be at the national level, the state level, the local level, or the municipal level, we are to surrender to every manifestation of institutional authority placed over us. The battle cry of every believer is, “I surrender. I submit to your authority.”

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8 Marks of Authentic Worship

Daniel Block | May 14, 2019

To define biblical worship is to confine it. At best we may try to describe the phenomena. But in simplest terms, worship is the human response to God.

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Begging: The Place to Start

Dale Ralph Davis | May 7, 2019

We are guilty of arrogance, not merely neglect, when we fail to beg for the Spirit’s help in the study of Scripture. God will likely give understanding through the tools we use, but when we use tools while neglecting Him, the tools have become idols.

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The Horrors and Habitat of Hell: Some Details You May Not Have Considered

Chris Gee | September 18, 2018

In recent years, the concept of Hell has come under fire. Hell is seen as an antiquated tactic used by preachers of yesteryear to frighten people into making professions of faith. Passages on Hell are being reinterpreted to make them less offensive. But Scripture teaches that Hell couldn’t be more real and gives great detail about the horrors of this habitat of certain torment.

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How Can I Know if I’m Saved?

Paul Twiss | August 21, 2018

Many well-intentioned believers are often left wondering, “how can I know if I’m saved?” Although assurance of salvation is available to every believer, it is not promised. It is a complex issue and it is often absent in the Christian’s life.

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How to Listen to an Expository Sermon

Reagan Rose | February 14, 2018

The reason we are inattentive listeners is that while many preachers spend years honing the craft of sermon preparation, even attending years of post-graduate schooling, the average congregant has never been taught how to listen to an expository sermon.

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6 Ways You Can Put God’s Glory on Display

Irv Busenitz | January 16, 2018

In order to evangelize in the world, we must get along with the world. We Need to Get Along Peter writes in 1 Peter 3:8, “To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kind-hearted, and humble in spirit, not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead, for […]

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7 Reasons Your Church Should Take Eschatology Seriously

Michael J. Vlach | January 9, 2018

It is concerning that some churches don’t take eschatology seriously. Not only should we be interested in prophetic events to come, we are also looking for our Savior, with whom we will spend eternity.