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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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Fear of God Devotional: The Responsibilities of a Pastor and the Congregation

What are the responsibilities of a pastor and the congregation? Jeff Pollard explains in this video that pastors and elders are appointed by God to administer His Word to His people. They are shepherds of the church. It is vital for them to preach faithfully and strive to live godly and holy lives.  The responsibility […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What about the Reformation Should Give Us Hope?

What about the Reformation should give us hope? Jason Dohm explains in this video that one of the things from the Reformation that should give us hope is how much change can happen in such a short time when men advocate without apology and without compromise certain truths from the Word of God. God used […]

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Fear of God Devotional: An Important Issue Facing Millennials

What is one of the primary problems that Millenials face today? Kevin Swanson explains in this video that one of the primary problems that many Millenials face today is a skepticism and an unwillingness to deal with the true realities of God, sin, and His judgment. Many young people are not sober — they blindly […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What is a Characteristic of False Repentance?

What is a characteristic of false repentance? David Eddy explains in this video that one characteristic of an individual who shows false repentance is that they inevitably return back to their sin and embrace it.  One of the more tragic examples of false repentance that he has seen involves young men who pretend that they’re […]

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Fear of God Devotional: John Bunyan Was A Bigger Sinner Than Paul

So this is a faithful saying it never fails to be accepted of all the Christ Jesus came into the world for this very purpose to save sinners of my chief. Can you be beyond the chief sinner. Well John Bunyan actually was a Puritan and he said the reason Paul can say I am […]

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Fear of God Devotional: A Worthy Investment of Resources, Time, and Effort

What are the benefits of attending the NCFIC’s National Conference later this year? Don Hart explains in this video that people and families should come to the National Conference. Not because the speakers might be amazing or for other typical reasons that they might come. True believers need to invest in what they treasure, value, […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Repentance in Marriage

What is the importance of repentance in marriage? Carlton McLeod explains in this video that when a husband and wife understand their sinfulness and responsibilities before God and they realize that they both really mess it up a lot, they must continually repent to God and each other throughout their marriage. There must be a constant communication […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Importance of Time Spent in Prayer

How important is time spent in prayer? Jeff Pollard explains in this video that it is absolutely vital for Christians to have a real, living communion with the living Christ. If we do not know the love of God for us in Christ and if our hearts are not captured by the love of God […]

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Fear of God Devotional: “I Can’t Live With My Boyfriend Anymore”

What is an example of repentance? Michael Beasley explains in this video that he remembers an example of repentance that involved a young lady that he and his wife had come to know. The Lord graciously opened the eyes of her heart and she believed in Christ.  On one evening, as they were studying the […]

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How to Find Hope in the Hard Times (Ps. 46-63; Rom. 2-6)

Join me live with Jason Young 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 webinar here.

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Fear of God Devotional: What Should The Church Be Doing

We need to come back to ask the question in terms of the tasks of the church. What does God say the church should be doing and refuse to make the church the engine of a thousand fine things that are not the task of the church. We need to come back and say what […]

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