Tag Archive: Scripture

Feb 19

John MacArthur – How Scripture Empowers Personal Holiness

Becoming More like God Godliness, Christlikeness, and Christian spirituality all describe a Christian becoming more like God. The most powerful way to effect this change is by letting the Word of God dwell in one richly (Col. 3:16). When one embraces Scripture without reservation, it will energetically work God’s will in the believer’s life (1 …

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Jan 23

Jim Elliff – Do You Need to Repent of Book Hoarding?

“Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance of books does his life consist of his library.” We Start with a Parable A pastor in a small church received his first book allowance, provided by the church. He began to purchase the books he …

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Jan 14

R. C. Sproul – The Value of Scripture

The value of Scripture in the life of the believer lies in its source and its function. In his exhortation to Timothy, Paul commended Scripture to Timothy by saying, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” (2 Tim. 3:16). When I …

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Oct 18

Joseph Franks – Hide No Longer

There are times when it is profitable to hide. Joseph ran from the adulterous wife of Potiphar. Elijah ran from the Ahab and Jezebel who sought his head. Paul taught his readers to flee from the devil and his temptations, and David taught his students to hide God’s Word in their hearts. Even Jesus told …

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Feb 22

Andy Johnson – Scripture Memorization: Great Tool or Old School

I admit it. I’m pretty stupid…spiritually speaking, that is. I’ve been a Christian for over 19 years now, and I daily amaze myself by the amount of spiritual stupidity my own soul is able to harness. I mean, how could I have been on this journey for more than half my life and still be …

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Nov 18

Dr. Ivan Panin – The Inspiration of the Scriptures Scientifically Demonstrated

SIR:—In to-day’s SUN Mr. W.R.L. calls for a ”champion of orthodoxy” to “step into the arena of the SUN, ” and give him some “facts.” Here are some facts: 1. The first 17 verses of the New Testament contain the genealogy of the Christ. It consists of two main parts: Verses I-II cover the period …

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Jul 03

Michael Boling – Living in the Land of the Lost

On Saturday mornings in recent months I have taken to getting up early to watch the cheesy yet classic show called “Land of the Lost”. This particular show was originally on the air in the mid to late 1970s and focused on a father and his two children who were unexpectedly thrown back in time …

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May 07

Richard Lints – Thinking Clearly About the Clarity of Scripture

Are the Scriptures clear? Most of us would tend to answer: “sometimes yes, sometimes no.” There are passages that seem straightforward and other passages that appear really confusing. What else could we expect of a collection of books written over the course of 1,500 years, by so many diverse authors, in so many diverse styles? …

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Oct 26

Dr. Albert Mohler – Total Capitulation: The Evangelical Surrender of Truth

Total Capitulation: The Evangelical Surrender of Truth Evangelical Christians will either stand upon the authority and total truthfulness of the Bible, or we will inevitably capitulate to the secular worldview. Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Evangelical Christians are not surprised to find themselves analyzed and criticized within the pages of the secular press. After all, the …

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Jun 23

Ron Man – The Primacy of the Word in Worship

The Word of God is of supreme importance in the life of the Christian, containing as it does God’s revelation of his Person, his will and his ways. The Word needs to be pored over, ingested into one’s mind and heart, meditated on, and acted upon. It is a unique and precious repository of spiritual …

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