Charles Leiter

Kirksville, Missouri
Charles lives in Kirksville, Missouri, with his wife, Mona. They have five children. He has served as co-pastor of Lake Road Chapel since 1974 and has been a conference speaker in various places throughout the world. You may learn more about his church and ministry at Lake Road Chapel.

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The Law of Christ

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The Law of Christ

Download a Free PDF of the book The Law of Christ by Charles Leiter. It brings a very balanced and judicious treatment of some of the most frequently debated...

Legalism vs. Lawlessness

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Legalism vs. Lawlessness

The term “lawlessness” does appear in the Bible, and its meaning is clear from the contexts in which it is found: “What partnership have righteousness and lawlessness...

Clarifying on The Law of Christ: Charles Leiter Interview

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Clarifying on The Law of Christ: Charles Leiter Interview

Does Charles Leiter deny the moral law of God? What exactly is the Law of Christ, what are the practical implications, and what are the misunderstandings about this issue?

The Fatherhood of God

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The Fatherhood of God

Jesus gave many radical teachings during His earthly life. One of them in particular is on the Fatherhood of God towards His children. Jesus referenced God as His/our Father...

Christ Replaces Moses as a Lawgiver

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Christ Replaces Moses as a Lawgiver

Christ replaces Moses as a lawgiver, just as He replaced other Old Testament types. Moses was the shadow, but Christ is the substance.

God Being as Real in Your Life as He Should Be

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God Being as Real in Your Life as He Should Be

What would you do different if God was as real in your life as He should be, as you know He should be?

Violent Men

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Violent Men

In Matthew 11:12, Jesus describes the type of people that enter the kingdom of heaven as "violent men." He's not talking about...

Secure in the Love of God

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Secure in the Love of God

The apostle Paul could not have endured the hardship and suffering He did without having a glimpse of his security in the love of God...

Five Common Responses of Those Whom God Uses

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Five Common Responses of Those Whom God Uses

Who am I? You say, "I have got this weakness in this area." God says, "Yes I know, I made you like this. I gave you that weakness." God is saying that He is in control...

Understanding Spiritual Growth

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Understanding Spiritual Growth

Jesus taught that there is a time element involved with the believer's spiritual growth. It is often unnoticeable. Yet the believer is able to look back over time and detect growth.

Are You Proud? God Moment by Moment Upholds You

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Are You Proud? God Moment by Moment Upholds You

What are you tempted to be proud of tonight? Are you girls tempted to be proud of your beauty? Do you realize you could lose that in a second?

Providence: The Hand of God Over Everything

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Providence: The Hand of God Over Everything

The providence of God has to do with the fact that God is looking out and taking thought for everything ahead of time. Are you in a hard situation right now?

Don’t Soften the Reality of Hell

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Don’t Soften the Reality of Hell

Some say a “God of love could never punish people eternally in hell.” Well beloved, Jesus talked about eternal torment, darkness, and weeping.

Being Led

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Being Led

The One who created the universe allowed Himself to be led around; meaning He submitted Himself to others and depended upon their guidance.

Don’t Be Scared of the Word Love

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Don’t Be Scared of the Word Love

Don't be scared of the word love and overreact to the abuse that its meaning has taken in our generation. The last thing we want to do is dull down its...

Love is the Big Thing

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Love is the Big Thing

Love is not some mushy feeling, it has to do with laying down your life for someone... it is the most costly thing imaginable to love the way the Bible talks about what love is.

Dangers in Women Counseling Men

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Dangers in Women Counseling Men

Charles briefly considers some of the dangers of women counseling men. One of the worst things a Christian girl can do is let a lost guy know...

Love & Unity Among Calvinists and Arminians?

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Love & Unity Among Calvinists and Arminians?

When you find true Christians who are either Arminians or Calvinists, you will find that their prayers and hymns are the same in that they both proclaim...

Am I Condemned If I’m Rude to My Wife?

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Am I Condemned If I’m Rude to My Wife?

Suppose a true Christian dies after committing a sin and they never get to confess it – would they go to heaven or hell? They answer is: they would go to heaven and not hell.

Imprecatory Psalms: Praying Judgment On Our Enemies?

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Imprecatory Psalms: Praying Judgment On Our Enemies?

The sentiment in the imprecatory Psalms is not that of an evil personal grudge, but rather of someone desiring judgment...