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The Greater Virtues

It is the selfish part of our human nature to place our energies on the showy but lesser virtues rather than upon the more difficult and greater virtues.  Jesus said, “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cumin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the […]

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Our Sanctification, Part 1

No series on walking with God would be complete without some explanation of the Biblical doctrine of sanctification.  The Biblical word comes from the same root word as “holiness” and “saints.”  It basically means to be set apart.  Although sanctification has been discussed and debated as long as the church has been around, there is […]

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We Who Are Friends

In a study of walking with God we have seen that Jesus Christ must be the only Lord and Master and that we submit ourselves to Him being mere slaves.  This relationship is accepted at the very beginning as the humble repentance of our sins casts us completely at His feet for mercy and forgiveness.  […]

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We Who Are Slaves

Jesus said, “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me” (Luke 9:23).  To deny oneself in today’s culture might simply mean to practice a little self-control, perhaps to eat a little less, or to be more diligent with one’s personal devotions.  But this […]

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God Who Is Our Master

It is overwhelming for the human mind to try to contemplate God.  “For who hath known the mind of the Lord?  Or who hath been his counselor?” (Rom. 11:34).  “Shall any teach God knowledge?  Seeing he judgeth those that are high” (Job 21:22).  Yet Solomon advised his son to seek the knowledge of God: My […]

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The Christmas Story? Yes!

The passage from Thanksgiving to Christmas is a wonderful time of the year.  The leaves  fall and the air grows cooler.  The sky is clear and the days grow shorter.  Our thoughts change from hearts thankful for bounty and blessing to hearts adoring of incarnation and salvation.  We are witnessing growing unbelief and secularization of […]

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