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A Good Book for Pre-Marital Counseling

I am often asked what kinds of books I might recommend for couples who are planning to get married. Here is one, “Married for God,” by Christopher Asah. This book is really excellent. You can get it here Here is a citation I really liked, “For we are not made to gaze into the eyes […]

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Reforming the Family – D6

Check out the new web site over at D6. Our friend Carlton McLeod has posted resources for the kind of thinking that works for the reforming your family. It is essentially a quick study tract. There aren’t any solicitations of any kind and you don’t have to login anywhere.  It is meant to cast a vision quickly, and […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Grace that Saves is Grace that Transforms Your Life

What is saving grace? Jeff Pollard explains in this video that the grace that saves you is also the grace that instructs and transforms your life. If you have received God’s grace, you have His Spirit. If indeed God has invaded your soul, the Spirit begins to shine the Word of God in your mind […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Expositional Preaching Forces Prostration in the Preacher and the Hearer

How does expositional preaching help us to better worship God? Craig Houston explains in this video that there is something about preaching expositionally that forces the preacher to go to Scripture and be faithful to the text. It forces a pastor to prostrate himself before a Holy Scripture – that’s what worship is. True worship […]

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Is Genesis History?

Is Genesis History?  Is evolution more reasonable than creationism? This film will answer the question beyond the shadow of a doubt. It’s a fantastic film. Everyone needs to see it. The first ten minutes are worth the price of the film. See more at their website: isgenesishistory.com

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Fear of God Devotional: The Family Worshiping Together

How does a father teach his family about the worship of God? Joel Beeke explains in this video that it is vitally important to teach your children about the worship of God. If you honor and glorify God, you worship Him. Fathers ought to teach their children the importance of worshipping God as a family, […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Why Are Churches Weak?

What leads to weak churches in America? Kevin Swanson explains in this video that the American church is weak. This stems from the fact that many churches fail to preach the law of God and that there is a lack of true faith. True faith would manifest itself by the mortification of sin in the […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Preparation for Preaching

What questions should a pastor ask as he prepares to give a sermon? Marcus Serven explains in this video that as he prepares a sermon, he starts asking himself questions the day before. He asks: “Do I have something in the sermon for 6-year-olds?” “How about for mothers?” “How about the young people?” “How about […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What False Conversion Can Look Like in a Rock and Roller

What can a false conversion look like? Jeff Pollard explains in this video that when he was in 5th grade, he “walked the aisle,” was baptized, and sang in the youth choir. He was convinced he was a Christian because he was doing the things that everyone told him Christians do. Yet, he didn’t truly […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How is Baptism a Part of Worship

Is baptism a part of worship? Craig Houston explains in this video that baptism does involve the worship of God. In fact, baptism is worship on many different levels. First, worship involves obedience. Baptism is also about obedience to the command of making disciples and baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and […]

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Let Us Love One Another

In this passage John explains what love is, the source of it and how to express it. In the previous verse, (John 4:6), He urges the church to “test the spirits.” Now He gives an infallible test of true Christianity: genuine love. He has just made it clear that it is loving to test the spirits, […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Should Holiness Look Like in Your Life?

What does holiness look like in the everyday life of a father or husband? Joel Beeke explains in this video that a father demonstrates holiness when he prays with his wife, prays with his children, prays in family worship, and prays spontaneously, such that his children and his wife feel that he is constantly in […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Why People Do Not Worship

What is a primary reason that people do not worship God? Kevin Swanson answers that question by explaining that many people do not know God or of God. This is because He has not been preached and His Word has not been laid out. He has not been preached about and described by preachers. Instead, […]

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Expository Preachers and Expository Fathers

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The Duties Of Parents: Part 1 – J.C. Ryle

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