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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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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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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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Do you Love All Christians?

William Grimshaw was one of the preachers of the English revival during the times of John Newton, George Whitefield, John Wesley and William Wilberforce. Grimshaw was a large hearted Christian who loved all those who had embraced Christ, even though their views might be different from his. This is documented in Faith Cook’s biography of Grimshaw, “Grimshaw […]

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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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The Kind of Churches The NCFIC is Praying For

The mission of the NCFIC is to proclaim the sufficiency of Scripture for church and family life.  We believe that the a progressive returning to Biblical order in both of these spheres is critical for the health of both church and family. We pray for Biblically ordered churches with the following characteristics:  I. Biblical purpose […]

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Laboratory of Infallible medicines

Here is a quote from Thomas Guthrie on the relevancy of the Bible: “The Bible is an armory of heavenly weapons, a laboratory of infallible medicines, a mine of exhaustless wealth. It is a guidebook for every road, a chart for every sea, a medicine for every malady, and a balm for every wound. Rob us of our […]

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Fear of God Devotional: A Wrong View of the Fear of God

Paul Washer shows how we often misunderstand the fear of God. The fear of God is different compared to fear of man. We don’t fear a wrathful man the way we fear God. God is different, so our fear is different… Godly fear is mingled with love and joy and awe. This is why the […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Fear of God in the Church

How is the fear of God manifested within the church? Paul Washer explains in this video that as a church grows in the fear of the Lord, many things happen. For one, a church will begin to see the seriousness of worship in the sense that we don’t worship God according to how we like, […]

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Joel Beeke Just Published John Bunyan on the Fear of God

Here is how Joel Beeke describes this book: “Old friends can be full of surprises. Have you ever visited with a dear friend whom you have known for years, only to discover something new about him that makes you admire him all the more? I grew up with John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, and though of course […]

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