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Motivated by the Promise of His Coming (part two)

Yet the truth of our Lord’s Second Coming is not just a glorious truth. It is also a motivational truth. It is a truth that should motivate us to live aright even now. In fact, this promise of our Lord’s Second Coming is employed as a principle of motivation at least once in every book of the New Testament except Galatians, Philemon, 2 John, and 3 John. Let us consider such passages from Acts, Romans, 1 Corinthians, and 2 Corinthians. Continue reading

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Inscribing the Arches (part two)

This week, in Romans 12:13-16, we have further detail on what I’ve called the central arch (“love without dissimulation”/love sincerely). Continue reading

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Inscribing the Arches (part one)

On Sunday, I continued my sermon series on Romans 12, looking at verses 10-12. Romans 12 begins with the exhortation to be “living sacrifices” to the Lord (verse 1), and commands to not be conformed to this world, but to be … Continue reading

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Three Overarching Instructions (part two)

Continuing my sermon summary on Romans 12:9.  Monday I posted part one, which could be read as a stand-alone piece, but if you haven’t read part one yet, I recommend doing so before reading this. Our text: Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that … Continue reading

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Three Overarching Instructions

In continuing my series of sermons on Romans 12, this week we looked at Romans 12:9. We’ve seen previously that in verse one Paul exhorts his readers to become living sacrifices, for that is the logical act of worship which … Continue reading

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Hyper-Thinking is Insane!

Pride is the opposite of faith; it is in practice a rejection of faith. Continue reading

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