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What is The Gospel?

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What is The Gospel?

A genuine experience with God is faith, resting, in who Jesus Christ is and what Jesus Christ has done. It's not just a matter of believing something He did for me 2,000 years ago.

How Alive is Alive? The Four-Fold Risenness of the Christian (Part 1)

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How Alive is Alive? The Four-Fold Risenness of the Christian (Part 1)

The Bible teaches us that it is God who makes Christians. Paul says in Ephesians that God has made us alive together with Christ. God makes people into...

The Arrows of God’s Discipline

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The Arrows of God’s Discipline

The arrows of God’s discipline are aimed at, and hit a particular object. The object is sin, a particular sin. It is not the believer’s only sin, but it is the sin which God wants out of his life now.

Old Man is Sinning, Not the New Creation?

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Old Man is Sinning, Not the New Creation?

Tim refutes the idea that some come away with from 1 John 5:18. The error that born again believers have two natures: the old, and the new nature...

Introspectionism

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Introspectionism

Introspectionism has its seekers looking, not at Christ as their hope, but their repentance. Thus repentance itself becomes a fetish.

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.

Spiritual Stability

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Spiritual Stability

Nathan speaks on the under-appreciated value of spiritual stability. Is your walk with Christ stable, consistent, and solid; like a fruitful tree planted by a stream of water?

Don’t Be Deceived

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Don’t Be Deceived

The Bible commands us to not be deceived and delude ourselves. Paul says, "Evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived."

Examples of Unwise Counsel to Awakened Sinners

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Examples of Unwise Counsel to Awakened Sinners

Nettelton's feelings were often severely tried by the unwise counsel which some professing Christians were in the habit of giving to awakened sinners.

Surrendering to Christ is Not Drudgery

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Surrendering to Christ is Not Drudgery

Surrendering to Christ is not drudgery. We are surrendering to His kindness and goodness. We should not fight against the Lord's will because...

Surrendering to His Love

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Surrendering to His Love

Express your absolute allegiance to Christ and be surrendered to His love. Be able to say, "Lord, You are enough; and if I have You, though You strip everything else away, I am satisfied."

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.

Believing in Eternal Punishment Matters

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Believing in Eternal Punishment Matters

First, if conscious eternal punishment is not true, then ultimately one can sin against God and get by with it. Second, if there is not the danger of men being "tormented forever...

Let Go and Let God?

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Let Go and Let God?

I don't think I hear this from any of you folks, but you know people say, "Let go and let God." And you know we can talk about abiding in Christ and we have to be careful that we don't see...

Obtain a Testimony by Faith, Not Feelings

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Obtain a Testimony by Faith, Not Feelings

When I started out, on the Christian faith, I did not have any feelings. I had no flashing lights. I just saw, this is right. The word of God is true.

Self-Righteously Trying to Save Myself: David Brainerd’s Testimony

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Self-Righteously Trying to Save Myself: David Brainerd’s Testimony

When reading the Life and Diary of David Brainerd I was struck by how self-righteous Brainerd was as a lost person prior to being saved. Many of the...

Redemption Through His Blood

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Redemption Through His Blood

Take a look at Christ's blood being spilled and God's wrath that was unleashed upon Him; and suddenly you recognize there is a price, and it is an infinite price...

Why Do You Call Me “Lord, Lord,” and Not Do What I Tell You?

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Why Do You Call Me “Lord, Lord,” and Not Do What I Tell You?

Jesus taught that the real proof of being genuinely saved is not by saying, "Lord, Lord," but by our walk. Do your actions reflect what your lips proclaim to believe?

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.

Wait For My Boyfriend to Get Saved Again?

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Wait For My Boyfriend to Get Saved Again?

This Ask Pastor Tim deals with the question, "If I broke up with my boyfriend because he stopped being a Christian, is it OK to wait for him...

Hearing of Christ Makes a Man Want to Repent

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Hearing of Christ Makes a Man Want to Repent

If Jesus Christ is not the center of our message to the lost, then we have nothing that can change lost men's minds. Yet upon hearing of Christ...

Miracles of Christ: Multiplication (Feeding the Five Thousand)

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Miracles of Christ: Multiplication (Feeding the Five Thousand)

Jesus feeding the five thousand was a miracle of multiplication and in it God shows us that He is able to take something little and make it into something big.

Why Did Jesus Die?

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Why Did Jesus Die?

Why did Jesus die? It's a question that causes many to say, "Why ask that? We all know the answer already." Most are quick to say "He died to forgive us", which He did.

God the Just and the Justifier of the Wicked

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God the Just and the Justifier of the Wicked

In His death on the Cross, He has paid in full the penalty due to us for our sin by bearing the wrath and anger of God that we deserve. Therefore God is just...

Gentile Dogs Have Hope Too

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Gentile Dogs Have Hope Too

We should be amazed that even us, the Gentiles, have been included and have salvation and hope too. We are not going to perish forever and forever because of God's incredible mercy...

How To Do It

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How To Do It

The fact of the matter is, the Bible is not a How-To book; it is a What-To book. God tells us what to do, what must be done, what is our responsibility according to His laws and principles.

What Does It Mean to Believe?

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What Does It Mean to Believe?

What does it mean to believe? It does not mean a mental assent only, but it means to trust. What does it mean to trust? It means...

Be Careful Before You Call Someone Antinomian

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Be Careful Before You Call Someone Antinomian

When you start talking this way people want to label you as antinomian, you know saying, "You guys just allow everything." No, that's not it...

Authentic Christianity

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Authentic Christianity

Authentic Christianity is a thorn in the side of this popular culture of the world in which we live in. The light of Jesus Christ in you, will have an effect...

Christ The True Vine (Part 1)

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Christ The True Vine (Part 1)

We come to Jesus Christ alone, and look to His finished work alone, to be received by faith alone, regarding our right standing. But we don't move on from Jesus to begin to live the Christian life and bear much fruit....

Praising God For Our Adoption

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Praising God For Our Adoption

In expressing to you the doctrine of adoption, we realize that somebody can be adopted and not really recognize what that is. Being adopted is one thing, but recognizing you are adopted is...

Appreciating Our Adoption

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Appreciating Our Adoption

Many Reformed theologians consider adoption to be the very highest privilege that the Gospel offers. Yet, it seems that the church has historically neglected this doctrine...

God’s Unlimited Resources for the Believer’s Holiness

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God’s Unlimited Resources for the Believer’s Holiness

How can we pray that with confidence? Because God's unlimited resources are available for the believer's holiness and conformity to Jesus Christ.

Prayer that Tears the Roof Off if Necessary

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Prayer that Tears the Roof Off if Necessary

Here they said we're not going to turn back, we will tear the roof off if necessary. We're going to get him in there to Jesus. And he went home walking...

Discipleship – Exclusive Allegiance

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Discipleship – Exclusive Allegiance

Jesus gave a call to radical discipleship, to exclusive allegiance. The call to become a Christian is a call to have Jesus be our Lord and our God.

God’s People Are Saints

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God’s People Are Saints

God writes His name on His people, and the name He writes is one that reflects His own righteousness and holiness. Believers are repeatedly called saints.

The Glory of God Displayed in the Gospel

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The Glory of God Displayed in the Gospel

The gospel of Jesus Christ displays the glory of God in the fullest sense. Man's wisdom could never come up with what God has done in the gospel.

Are There Two Judgments?

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Are There Two Judgments?

It sound like there's a judgment at the very end, and also a judgment immediately after a person's death. Does this mean that there are two judgments?

Swimming Where the Cleansing Waters Are (Part 7)

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Swimming Where the Cleansing Waters Are (Part 7)

There really are things you can do to be splashing in the water that cleanses and there are things you can do that take you away from there. It is possible by your own actions...

Daniel’s 70 Weeks (Part 11)

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Daniel’s 70 Weeks (Part 11)

The last four verses of Daniel 9 are rich with prophecy concerning the great atoning work of our Lord Jesus Christ. Many try to find the anti-Christ in these verses, but it is Christ we need to look for here.