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Sanctification is Not Passive

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Sanctification is Not Passive

One of the greatest hindrances to sanctification is when we view it as though it is passive. We are not told to be passive in dealing with sin, but rather we are called to actively put it off.

Is Your Spiritual Progress Evident to All?

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Is Your Spiritual Progress Evident to All?

In the Christian life, we should be making progress that will be visible for others to see and notice. Are you making spiritual progress on your way to heaven?

Be Resolved to Grow Spiritually No Matter the Cost

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Be Resolved to Grow Spiritually No Matter the Cost

Somehow we got sidetracked; and our appetite to grow spiritually, no matter the cost, somehow dissipated. So what should we do? We need to believe that...

Believer: It is Not All About What Not to Do

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Believer: It is Not All About What Not to Do

What characterizes the Christian is not that they don't do bad, but it is that they are zealous for good works. We must get away from a Christianity...

The Holy Spirit Will Make You Holy

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The Holy Spirit Will Make You Holy

There is nothing in your life that is evil, corrupt, wrong, dirty, that can withstand the Spirit. This is a mighty Spirit of God and He is let loose in the life of God's...

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.

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?

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...

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.

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...

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....

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.

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.

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...

The Power Behind Our Sanctification (Part 4)

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The Power Behind Our Sanctification (Part 4)

Though Paul says we have a responsibility to cleanse ourselves, we must remember that the power behind our sanctification is not found in us...

The Christian’s Self Cleansing (Part 2)

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The Christian’s Self Cleansing (Part 2)

The people who Paul calls to "cleanse" themselves “from every defilement of body and spirit” are called “beloved”. It is only by being one of the beloved...

The Christian’s Self Cleansing (Part 1)

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The Christian’s Self Cleansing (Part 1)

2 Corinthians 7:1 - Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.

The Christian Life is One of Death to Self

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The Christian Life is One of Death to Self

The roots of our hearts have grown down into things, and we dare not pull up one rootlet lest we die. Things have become necessary to us...

Deliberate Holiness (Psalm 119:57)

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Deliberate Holiness (Psalm 119:57)

David's attitude of deliberate holiness is impressive and something we should imitate. He is purposeful in his pursuit of holiness when he says in Psalm 119, “I promise to keep your words.”

Four Pillars of Walking with God

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Four Pillars of Walking with God

Joy is not the result of obedience, joy is the result of what God has done. So now your joy is fixed on a fixed and stable source.

Others May, You Cannot

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Others May, You Cannot

Others may you cannot - others may boast of themselves, of their work, of their success, of their writings, but the Holy Spirit will not allow you to do any such thing, and if you begin it...

How We Grow in Our Love of God

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How We Grow in Our Love of God

There is a Biblical way to grow in the love of God, and it is not to pull yourself up in your own strength and try to force yourself to love God more.

Fulfill the Law of Christ

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Fulfill the Law of Christ

Authors of the New Testament tell us to imitate the example of Christ and so fulfill the law of Christ (Gal. 6:2).

Being Perfected by the Spirit

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Being Perfected by the Spirit

As you seek to be perfected by the Spirit, you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

The Christian is Not Under the Law

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The Christian is Not Under the Law

The Christian is not under the law, but is being changed into Christ's image as they live a life looking to Him.

What’s Wrong With That!?

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What’s Wrong With That!?

God does not intend for the Christian to always approach everything they do from a negative perspective by asking, "What's wrong with that?!"

We Live With Our Eyes On Christ

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We Live With Our Eyes On Christ

The Galatians were wanting to be perfected and grow and advance in the Christian life...

The Heavenly Race

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The Heavenly Race

In the heavenly race a lot of defeat is from slothfulness, we want something for nothing, but just as the athlete is called to manage his body so is the Christian.

Exercising Self-Control

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Exercising Self-Control

Practically everything must be controlled. So also in the spiritual realm self-control is a virtue.

How You Help Me Be Holy

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How You Help Me Be Holy

Having fellowship with like-minded believers is a vital part in our sanctification and being made more holy.

A Pure Bride Without Blemish

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A Pure Bride Without Blemish

The Lord is well aware of our "wrinkles", and He so loves us that He is taking them out one by one.

The Beauty of Holiness

The Beauty of Holiness

God puts a premium on the beauty of holiness. Physical beauty is relatively meaningless to God.

How Shall We Sin?

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How Shall We Sin?

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? - Romans 6:1-2

Obedience Leads to Knowing God More

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Obedience Leads to Knowing God More

The irony of the Christian is that they know the Lord and yet what they want more than anything else is to know the Lord more.

7 Questions About God’s Discipline

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7 Questions About God’s Discipline

My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him.

Identifying Weights That Slow You Down

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Identifying Weights That Slow You Down

Tim gives some practical examples of identifying things in your life which are not necessarily bad but should be replaced with that which is better and more excellent.

Lay Aside Every Weight

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Lay Aside Every Weight

Let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race.

Getting the Errors in My Theology Corrected

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Getting the Errors in My Theology Corrected

Josue testifies that until 2002 his theology had been full of errors. Yet in God's mercy he heard Paul Washer preach and the Lord opened his eyes.

How Do You Represent Christ on Facebook?

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How Do You Represent Christ on Facebook?

Tim reproves those in the church who are poorly representing Christ on Facebook. The root issue obviously isn't the Facebook account, it's the person, it's their heart and that's being expressed by ones Facebook.