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The Parable of the Sower: The Second Thorn-The Cares of This Life

The second thorn in the Parable of the Sower is “the cares of this life.” The same Greek word is used for “cares” so these are still anxious worries that divide and distract the mind and agitate the heart with … Continue reading

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Quiet Time: The Critical Importance of Spending Time with God

Quiet Time (“QT”): Aka “Daily Devotions”, “Personal Devotions,” “The Morning Watch” – This term describes the practice of having a daily appointment with the Lord, a regular period of communion with God through Bible study, meditation and prayer (e.g., see … Continue reading

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The Amazing Truth of Our New Life in Christ

In Christ defines every saint’s eternal, permanent, spiritual location, the spiritual “address” and the “spiritual atmosphere” as it were in which we now live and breathe and have our being. Theodore Epp adds that every believer’s… new life is life … Continue reading

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Pure in Heart: Fully Devoted to Loving God with Every Part of Our Lives Without Any Foriegn Mixture

A pure heart is the most important quality for the Christian life. Without a pure heart our love for God will be lukewarm, our love for others will be shallow, and our faith will be weak and ineffective. Without a … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord: The Vital Ingredient Missing in Modern Christianity

Here are my notes for Bible fellowship tonight on this extremely important truth for the church and all Christians. There is a spiritual crisis of immense proportion in the pulpits and churches around the world today because the fear of … Continue reading

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Little Things Count!

Editor note: Although this article was written in 1996, it has some timeless truths in it that are very relevant in our day. By John Ritenbaugh Much about life in this world seems designed to make us think that what … Continue reading

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