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Fear of God Devotional: What Does Repentance Look Like?

What does repentance look like in the life of a Christian? Rob Ventura explains in this video that repentance is the continual disposition of the Christian. We see our sin and it saddens us. We are grateful that we can even repent because we understand that is a gift of God.  Repentance in the life of […]

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Revivals and Reversals (2 Kin. 19 – 1 Chron. 10; John 7-10)

Jimmy Ferebee and I recently discussed 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 in Kings-Chronicles and John. You can view the webinar here.

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Fear of God Devotional: How Can Words Sometimes Indicate Repentance?

How can our words indicate if we are truly repentant? Sam Waldron explains in this video that although of course it’s not the same in every case, merely saying “I’m sorry that you’re upset” or “Well, I apologize” is generally not an indication that you are truly sorry for what you did to the other […]

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Fear of God Devotional: When a Nation Repents

What is the effect of a nation that repents? Rob Ventura explains in this video that when a nation seeks after God and repents, they turn to God’s Word. They honor it. When a nation repents, God will hear them and forgive them.  When leaders turned from their sin and followed after the Lord, they […]

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You May Believe: Intro. John

“Christ is the whole of man's happiness, the sun to enlighten him the physician to heal him a wall of fire to defend him the friend to comfort him the pearl to enrich him the ark to support him the rock to sustain him under the heaviest pressures…” Isaac Ambrose

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Fear of God Devotional: True Repentance Is Without Excuses

What is a characteristic of false repentance? Joel Beeke explains in this video that a person who demonstrates false repentance never truly repents. You often sense it in the language of people. They say things like, “If I have done anything wrong, please forgive me.” The problem is that they are not acknowledging that they […]

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Am I a True Worshiper

Jesus and disciples are making a bee-line to Galilee, going straight through Samaria when Jesus meets a Samaritan woman by a well. This is the longest dialog of Jesus with a single person recorded in the Bible. This conversation leads to revival in a city. In the text before us, we are midstream in the […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How Does Reformation Happen in the Family?

How does reformation happen in the family? David Eddy explains in this video the main way that reformation occurs in a family is through repentance. There is no greater beginning point than the repentance of the father. When the father really desires to follow the Lord, there is a natural outflow of change that will occur within […]

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Six Reasons to Worship Jesus

Who is Jesus Christ? Where did He come from? Why did He come? These questions will be answered as we will begin our exposition of the Gospel of John, with John 1:1-5. These are the first five verses of, what is called, the ‘Prologue.” These words set forth the identity of Jesus as the eternal […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How Churches Can Undermine Reformation in the Family

How can churches undermine reformation in the family? David Eddy explains in this video that reformation is needed in the church and in the family. If the families of a church are not daily reformed, then attending church one day a week for an hour and a half or less is not sufficient.  Merely going […]

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How Can I Feel Productive as a Mom?

Sometimes the many tasks of homemaking and motherhood seem unending, and many moms wonder if they will ever feel productive. Author Esther Engelsma says moms can feel productive if they change the way they think about their work. She helps readers understand that God's goal for moms is not centered on getting things done. Rather, […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How Husbands and Fathers Need to Deal with Sin in Their Lives

How should fathers and husbands deal with sin in their lives? Michael Beasley explains in this video that he is not a servant to Christ if he is not dealing with his sin. He is deceiving himself and hiding something that cannot be hidden. He is sinning further against his family by not acknowledging his […]

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Scott Brown and Scott Parish – (2 Kin. 1-18; John 3 – 6)

At 3:00 pm EST, David Fry and I are going live to discuss the things we read over the past week as we are reading through the Bible. We will be on the line for 20 minutes to give some practical insights for families for the reading from the past week in Kings and John. You […]

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A Day for Pastors from Central/Western NC and SC

If you are a pastor, elder, deacon, or aspiring church leader from a church from either central or western North Carolina or South Carolina, the NCFIC would like to invite you to a day of prayer, mutual encouragement, fellowship, and exhortation to be held on Monday, May 21. – Date/time: Monday, May 21, 10:00 a.m. – […]

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Full of Grace and Truth

In the holy words before us today, it is clear that Jesus Christ is full of grace and truth. While this is a wonderful contemplation it is also a revealing one, for we are not full of grace and truth. In God’s mercy, He provides one who is full of the things we lack. Take […]

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