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2016 NCFIC Ministry Update

The Lord has been very good to the NCFIC this year. Here is a quick overview of where the Lord has been taking us. Our whole focus is to proclaim the sufficiency of scripture for church and family life. We dedicate our labors to encourage churches and families to return to biblical order. We are an […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What is the Fear of God?

How can we better grasp what the fear of God is? In this short video, Paul Thompson explains that this fear is not a fear where we’re in terror and horror of something, causing us to cower into a corner. Rather, the fear of God is best understood when we couple it with the grace […]

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Who to Vote For? Noah Webster Has the Right Answer

“When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed on your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers just men who will rule in the fear of God.  The preservation of a republican government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty; if the citizens […]

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Killing Your Fears

The fear of God is the death of every other fear; like a mighty lion, it chases all other fears before it. —C.H. Spurgeon The Complete Works of C. H. Spurgeon, Volume 13: Sermon #748

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Fear of God Devotional: The Fear of God and Holiness

Do you find yourself growing in the fear of God? Here, Paul Washer explains that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom and knowledge. This fear of God comes as a result of knowing God and knowing Him correctly. The more we comprehend who God is, the better we understand that He is […]

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Live at 5:00pm EST: Re-Discovering the New Testament Church – Colossians

Today at 5:00pm EST I will be teaching through the letter to the Colossians where Paul shows us how Christ is the only sufficient Savior, the only sufficient source of knowledge and the only sufficient source of guidance for your soul. Christ is the all sufficient one. He meets every need. We need nothing else. We […]

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Fear of God and Constant Consciousness of Him

John Murray identifies one of the most important aspects of the fear of God – our constant consciousness of His presence: The fear of God in us is that frame of heart and mind which reflects our apprehension of who and what God is, and who and what God is will tolerate nothingless than totality […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How the Fear of God is Reflected in Our Speech

How do parents instill the fear of God throughout their home and among their children? Here, Kevin Swanson suggests that being aware of the words we use in the home is one way we can maintain a God-fearing home. He shares a brief story from his childhood, where his father would read over books that […]

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Singing with Little Enthusiasm and Praying with Little Heart

Too often we sit distracted and disinterested in our corporate gatherings. We sing with little enthusiasm. We pray with little heart. We treat the privileges of God’s family as if they were mere little obligations. All the while, little eyes are watching us. But when those eyes see in the adults around them a passion for Jesus that seems […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Suppressing the Fear of God

Do you fully realize that God sees each of your actions and thoughts at all times and that nothing is hidden from His sight? How should that realization impact the way you live? In this short video, Jason Dohm explains that over time, some individuals have seared their conscience so severely through rebellion and repeated […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Fear of Displeasing God

Do you strive to please God by repenting of sin and pursuing righteousness? Or have you become complacent with sin and your affections are elsewhere, instead of being fixed on God? Joel Beeke explains that as Christians, we know that sin greatly displeases God. Consequently, we should earnestly pray that we would have a childlike […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Fear of God in Evangelism

How should the fear of God impact what we say when we evangelize? Paul Washer gently reminds us that it is only the Spirit of God that can create a fear of God in an unbeliever’s heart. We are not the cause of a new heart in an unsaved soul. When evangelizing an unbeliever, we […]

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Teaching Our Congregation to Pray Corporately

We want to be a praying church We have set aside Wednesday nights for corporate prayer and we desire that all of us will make it a fixed priority in our weekly schedules. The early church was a praying church, “Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day about three thousand […]

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

How is the fear of God present when a member of the church undergoes church discipline? When biblical church discipline of a believer living in sin takes place, there is a fear of God that comes upon the church as a result. Once that believer is ultimately restored, the church body is blessed by seeing […]

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Rend the Heavens

“Rend the heavens…” Isaiah, is full of zeal for awakening and in this passage, the prophet issues an urgent plea for it. He is a man who will not rest, “For Zion’s sake I will not hold My peace, And for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, Until her righteousness goes forth as brightness, And her salvation as […]

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