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Wiio’s Laws and the Word of the Lord

Osmo Antero Wiio was an economist and member of the Finnish Parliament, but he is best known for “Wiio’s Laws of Communication.”  In these, he laid down a rather humourous set of seven principles or laws (with some additional sub-points) … Continue reading

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Misusing I Peter 3:15 — “Be Ready Always” — Part Three

The Holy Spirit is your readiness, the only readiness you will ever have or ever need. Continue reading

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Luke’s Early Chapters — Key Concepts

Usually, when I preach through a book, I tend to preach in some depth, verse by verse.  I’ve been known to spend an entire sermon on one verse.  (No one EVER accuses me of saying too little :)). My current … Continue reading

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“That We Might Know” — Illumination

The Scriptures aren’t always easy to understand, and they are spiritual in nature. We need help. Continue reading

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His Word Will not Return Void — Summary

His love at the Cross is proof that He loves me enough to preserve for me a pure Word. When you can convince me that His love will fail, then you can convince me that His Word will fail. Continue reading

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His Word Will not Return Void — When Copies Differ (2)

A true church is a Scripture-distributing machine. It teaches and spreads the Scriptures, and teaches others to teach and spread the Word. Continue reading

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His Word Will not Return Void — When Copies Differ (1)

Just as a teacher who deviates from truth doesn’t “ring true” to us, so also a copy which deviates from the words God gave won’t “ring true”. Why? The Spirit is not confirming the Word in our hearts, because it isn’t the truth of the Word that is being taught by the erring teacher or recorded on the inaccurate copy. Continue reading

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