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Why I Love The Lord (Ps. 116-122; 1 Cor. 7-10)

Join me live with Jason Dohm at 3:00 pm EST as we discuss the things we read over the past week as we are reading through the Bible. This discussion is about 20 minutes. Our hope is to give some practical insights for families for the reading from the past week. You can view the […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How Do You Know That You Are Saved?

How do you know that you are saved? David Eddy explains in this video that when people want to be a member of the church or want to be baptized, he asks, “Why?” He and his fellow elders particularly look at their testimony. Anytime a person wants to be baptized or be a member, he […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How Can Reformation in the Church Be Handled Poorly?

How can reformation in the church be handled poorly? Jason Dohm explains in this video that it can be easy for an elder who has been convicted of something from Scripture to impatiently expect their congregation to come to the same conviction overnight.   They must remember that if God has taken months or even years […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Gospel and Repentance

What ought pastors to include in their sermons? Joel Beeke explains in this video that the Reformers and the Puritans desired to go after people and their souls. They wanted their congregation to see their guilt before God. They wanted their congregation to repent. A pastor must aim to cultivate repentance.  A pastor must also […]

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Fear of God Devotional: An Example of Repentance

What is an example of repentance in Scripture? Mike Davenport explains in this video that the Bible gives us many pictures of what repentance looks like in a person’s life. We see one such example in the life of Josiah. Following Hezekiah’s death, there was 77 years of wickedness that plagued the entire nations before […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Repentant and Unrepentant Sinners

What is a difference between an unrepentant and a repentant person? Anthony Mathenia explains in this video that there is a difference between a repentant sinner and an unrepentant sinner. An unrepentant sinner will be condemned if they do not repent. In contrast, a repentant person hopes in the blood of Christ for the forgiveness […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Humility in the Home

What should be a key priority in our life? Carlton McLeod explains in this video that fathers ought to practice repentance and to model it for our families. A father is not to be a tyrant, he is to be a servant. He might be the leader, but he should not be a tyrant.   Husbands […]

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Scott Brown & Paul Thompson (Ps. 99-115; 1 Cor. 1-6)

Join me live with Paul Thompson at 3:00 pm EST as we discuss the things we read over the past week as we are reading through the Bible. This discussion is about 20 minutes. Our hope is to give some practical insights for families for the reading from the past week. You can view the […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Repentance and Faith

What is the distinction between faith and repentance? Sam Waldron explains in this video that in Acts 20:21, Paul preached a message of repentance towards God and faith towards Christ. Faith and repentance are used in the same sentence. The object of repentance is God. The object of faith is Christ. Repentance and faith are […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Reforming One’s Thoughts

What is needed to bring about a reformation of a person’s thoughts? Rob Ventura explains in this video that to bring about a reformation of thinking, people’s minds need to be rooted in Scripture. They will say, as Isaiah did: “To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Cultivating Wisdom and Repentance in the Home

How does a Christian family cultivate wisdom and repentance within the home? Kevin Swanson explains in this video that pastors need to encourage fathers and mothers to go back to the foundations and to teach their children that the beginning of wisdom is the fear of God. One of the biggest problems today is that […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Understanding the Enormity of God’s Grace

How do you understand the enormity of God’s grace? Joel Beeke shares in this video that there was a medieval theologian who wrote a book about the Atonement that explains how great sin is and how great grace is. T see the enormity of grace, you must see the enormity of your sin. As pastors, […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Characteristics of False Repentance

What does false repentance look like? Paul Carrington explains in this video that false repentance exists when people are merely looking to find an “easy fix” to change some aspect of their life but whose affections and whose heart has not been changed. They do not truly love Christ. Before long, you will see that […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How Reformation Happens in a Church

What does reformation look like in a church today? Dennis Gunderson explains in this video that churches need to be serious about identifying areas in church life where they’ve been negligent or unfaithful to the Word of God. It takes honesty and close examination of church practices, policy, leadership, direction, and history.  Elders must ask […]

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