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Fear of God Devotional: How Do Parents Explain the Fear of God to their Children

How do you handle the Word of God with your children? Is it treated reverently and with respect or is it “dumbed down” and viewed as a fairy tale? Sadly, many children’s books today, such as Noah and the flood, distort biblical narratives by neglecting to include the entire story. God’s judgment against sin and […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Mercy Toward Those Who Fear God

Pride acts as a barrier between God and man. Prideful individuals shield themselves from being corrected, from being instructed, and from being rebuked. When we are prideful, we fail to see how sinful we are and how righteous and holy God is. Instead, we live in rebellion to God and His ways. Jason Dohm explains […]

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Survey of the Book of Ephesians – Listen Live Now

Do you feel the wealth?  Do you rejoice in the riches of the glory of His inheritance?  Today at 5:00 EST we will be walking through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians where he explains the wealth of the believer. The Ephesian letter was written to explain the various manifestations of the glory of God displayed in […]

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Join me in Atlanta and Montgomery This Weekend

This weekend I will be conducting multiple leaders meetings in the southeast, and speaking at a family conference put on by Grace Family Baptist church. On Thursday night, I will be meeting with church leaders in Georgia for dinner, and Friday over lunch I will be meeting with church leaders in Montgomery. If you are a pastor, deacon, or aspiring […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Winning Souls and the Fear of God

Are you passionate about winning unsaved souls? Does the thought of unsaved souls spending eternity in hell concern you? Joel Beeke identifies a critical shortcoming of Christians today – that we have become increasingly focused on worldly activities and priorities instead of having an eternal focus, one that yearns for lost souls to be saved. […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Talking to Unbelievers about the Fear of God

How do we as Christians speak to unbelievers about the fear of God? Where do we even start since unbelievers have a very skewed, inaccurate view of God? Though the fear of God is a concept that is foreign to an unbeliever, Paul Thompson explains that we are to start our conversations by discussing how […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How to Grow in the Fear of God

Do you find yourself becoming discouraged because you feel like you’re not growing in the fear of God? Paul Washer suggests that the answer lies in how we prioritize each day. There are 24 hours in a day – how much of those hours are dedicated to personal Bible reading, spent in prayer, by listening […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Godly Fear in the Home

Whether they realize it or not, parents are constantly influencing their children, either for bad or for good. So how do parents communicate the fear of God in their home? How do we do this on a daily basis as we live life alongside our children? In this video, Kevin Swanson explains that parents can […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Is it possible to be saved and not fear God

Having a fear of God and salvation go hand in hand. When we realize how serious our sin is in God’s eyes, how perfect He is, and how much He hates sin, it drives us to the cross and to repentance. Conversely, a casual, flippant approach to sin and its consequences should cause alarm. What […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How Thankfulness and the Fear of God are Connected

It seems counterintuitive to say that those who fear God are most thankful. How can you feel thankfulness for God and fear God at the same time? Joel Beeke speaks of how thankfulness and the fear of God are friends. The people who are most thankful in this world are those who fear God. 1 […]

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When You Do Not Delight Him

In losing His delights, we lose all hope of delight. This is what happens to us when He is out of our minds, deaf to our ears, and blind to our seeing. Have you forgotten the mountain of the Lord? In Isaiah 65:11-19, the prophet is addressing those who have forsaken the Lord. He describes in graphic detail what it […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How to Increase the Fear of God in Your Church

Paul Thompson counsels us to stop reading the Bible for information and moral codes. Instead, read it to know who God is. Ask, “what does this tell me about God?” This liberates us from a wrong fear of God that prohibits us from really knowing Him.

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Fear of God Devotional: How do we dampen fear of God

Paul Washer answers the question, what keeps us from the fear of God? There is no secret. We simply need to saturate our lives in the scripture, to pray, and to be involved in a community of faith where the Word of God is proclaimed and a vision of God is central. Paul Washer says […]

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Overview of the Corinthian Letters – Listen Live

Today at 5:00pm EST we will conduct another segment of our survey of the New Testament on 1 and 2 Corinthians. The Corinthian letters are some of the most helpful documents to help churches, living in a pagan culture, make their way through the problems that surface as a result of the process of sanctification […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Genetic Engineering and the Fear of God

Kevin Swanson connects the efforts of human cloning, genetic engineering, and false wombs… to a loss of the fear of God.

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