Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Swept Tomb vs. The Empty Tomb: A Collision of Holidays in China

The Swept Tomb vs. The Empty Tomb: A Collision of Holidays in China Each spring almost one-fifth of the world’s population observes a tomb-oriented holiday that isn’t Easter. Yet despite the mass observance of this festival, most Christians in the … Continue reading

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What I Really Think About the ‘Sinner’s Prayer,’ Conversion, Mission, and Deception

What I Really Think About the ‘Sinner’s Prayer,’ Conversion, Mission, and Deception (By David Platt) My concerns are not about prayer or election, but about authentic conversion and regenerate church membership. I recently had the privilege of preaching at the … Continue reading

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WHY “ACCEPTING JESUS IN YOUR HEART” IS SUPERSTITIOUS & UNBIBLICAL

WHY “ACCEPTING JESUS IN YOUR HEART” IS SUPERSTITIOUS & UNBIBLICAL (By David Platt) “Making disciples is the supernatural overflow of being a disciple. Proclaiming the love of Christ is the overflow of sharing in the life of Christ. And I’m … Continue reading

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A Church Discipline Primer

A Church Discipline Primer (Jonathan Leeman) What would you think of a coach who instructs his players but never drills them? Or a math teacher who explains the lesson but never corrects her students’ mistakes? Or a doctor who talks … Continue reading

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Three Gifts We Need, But Hate to Receive

Three Gifts We Need, But Hate to Receive Article by Christina Fox Topic: Suffering Before any birthday party or the annual mayhem of Christmas morning, I always prepare my children for what to say when they open a present. I … Continue reading

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10 MARKS OF AN IMMATURE BELIEVER MARCH 8, 2016MIKE LEAKE

10 MARKS OF AN IMMATURE BELIEVER (MIKE LEAKE) Borrowed Light Hanging from that random tree seemed like a really good idea at the time. I was in eighth grade and our youth group (I don’t think I was actually a … Continue reading

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Can You Really Have Assurance of Salvation?

Can You Really Have Assurance of Salvation? Was I sincere when I made a profession of faith? Have I really trusted Christ for my salvation? Does ongoing failure to resist temptation mean I’m not truly saved? These are the sort … Continue reading

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Seven Things to Do After You Look at Pornography

Seven Things to Do After You Look at Pornography A lot of Christian advice about porn addicts is unhelpful — meaning, it doesn’t contribute to real progress in repentance, healing, restoration, and recovery. Most of all, it fails to address … Continue reading

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Baby Dedications: Are They For The Church Today?

Baby Dedications: Are They For The Church Today? (SCOTTAUTRY.COM) The 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith is a solid, though not infallible, guide for the Christian life. It is truth in summary form for the Christian to reference much in their … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Unemployment

5 Ways to Make the Most of Unemployment Have you ever faced unexpected unemployment? If not, it’s likely you know someone who has. Being out of a job may be precipitated by broader economic circumstances or by a lack of … Continue reading

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