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Sin Dies or We Die

Here is a very helpful article by John Piper on waging war with sin Thirteen Practical Steps to Kill Sin. He says, “sin dies or we die.” And, “Don’t make any plans that open the door for sin’s entry. “Make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires” (Romans 13:14).

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What Can Infants Really Get Out of Church?

Let me illustrate how valuable it is for a child to be included in corporate worship in the church. Many years ago, there was a family in our church who needed some help with their children during the church services as a result of a new baby and lots of little ones. My wife Deborah […]

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Top Ten Bad Fruits Of Youth Culture

Jesus makes it clear that he who does anything to “cause the least of these” to stumble “it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were thrown into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones” (Luke 17:2). By gratifying the natural desire […]

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Fear of God Conference Audio Available on USB

This week only – free shipping and 20% off ($60 discounted from $75). At this conference, we discussed the doctrine of the fear of God, as well as the applications of this doctrine for our own hearts, homes, churches, and government. You may be thinking, “Oh, I already know about the fear of God. Why do […]

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What Love Looks Like, Part 2

What are the signs of love? In the context, Paul gives us 15 distinguishing marks love that manifest the presence of Jesus Christ in our homes and churches. We have already covered the first five marks of love in Part 1. Now, we will turn our attention to the rest of them: 7. Love does […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Can Modern Christians Learn from the Life of Noah?

Ken Ham explains that Noah was a man of great faith who feared God, as evidenced by the fact that Hebrews 11 lists him in the “Hall of Faith.” Though the whole world had rebelled against God, Noah feared God and obeyed everything that God told him to. Even when perhaps he did not understand […]

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Fear of God Conference – Day 3 Recap

Today was the final day of the “Fear of God” conference. Today’s sessions included breakouts, where our speakers sought to further unpack this issue of the fear of God and its many applications to all areas of life. Later in the day, we listened to a few more keynote messages and a Q&A discussion panel, […]

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The Fear of God and the Impoverished Church by Gary Powers

This morning at the Fear of God conference, Gary Powers gave a message titled The Fear of God and the Impoverished Church. Gary Powers makes it clear that there is a famine in the land – a famine of preaching the Word of God. Why? He contends that there is a famine in the land […]

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Fear of God Conference – Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of the “Fear of God” conference was a beautiful and blessed day. We have included some pictures below of what’s been happening around the conference. We enjoyed more messages by some of our speakers John Snyder started off the day by going to Isaiah 11, and speaking on the delight of Christ to […]

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The Fear of God Conference – Day 1 Recap

It was a blessed day here in Asheville, NC as we kicked off the 2016 NCFIC conference titled, “The Fear of God.” It started with the “Burnings in the Soul” men’s luncheon, and continued later on this evening with keynote messages by Scott Brown and Joel Beeke. As a lead off for the conference, Scott Brown […]

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Burnings in the Soul Recap

“But His Word was in my heart         like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back, And I could not.” – Jeremiah 20:9 We kicked off the “Fear of God” conference today with the “Burnings in the Soul” men’s luncheon. It was such a […]

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Fear of the Lord Definition

What is the fear of the Lord?  Here is Dr. Carlton McLeod’s personal three-fold definition: The fear of the Lord is the love, reverence, awe and passion that prompts the believer to obey God.  It is that state of mental and emotional sanctification where the believer sees God as holy and a reverent trembling results.  It […]

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Can’t Make it to This Year’s Conference?

Join us live online for free by visiting the Fear of God Live Stream Page! Each of our main sessions will be broadcast live and recorded for future playback. By registering for the live feed, you will also gain access to the saved videos which will be made available for 30 days following the conference.

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Questions to Consider About Repentance

Questions about the Protestant Reformation What do you believe was the heart of the protestant reformation? What particular reforms of the Protestant Reformation have been the most helpful for us today? Which reforms did not happen during the Reformation, that are happening today? What was the result of the Protestant Reformation and what can we […]

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What Love Looks Like, Part 1

1 Corinthians 13 contains fifteen distinctive marks of love.  In this message Scott Brown identifies the first six of these marks. There are two critical matters to grasp. First, notice that in each one of these marks of love, you can see the greatness of the mercy of God toward sinners. These marks of love are marks […]

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