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7 Reasons Families Should Pray

Reason 1 Because we receive every day family-mercies from the hand of God. He loads us daily with His benefits (Ps. 68:19). When you wake in the morning and find your dwelling safe, not consumed with fire, not broken through by thieves, is not this a family-mercy? When you wake and find none dead in […]

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What is the Sign of a Pharisee?

When people think about the false holiness of the Pharisees, they often think about legalism. But the real sign of one who has the false holiness of a Pharisee is that they are seeking to use their “holiness” to bring attention to themselves. This isn’t holiness, because true holiness seeks to bring glory to God, […]

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Church Leader’s Luncheon in Denver, CO

Kevin Swanson and I are going to be hosting a church leader’s luncheon for the church leaders in Englewood, CO (right outside of Denver) on September 2. This event will be held at Mercy Bible Baptist Church.  This event will be a day of prayer, encouragement, fellowship, and some exhortations given by Scott Brown and […]

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We Knew About Abortion Industry Body Part Trafficking Years Ago – See this ABC News Video

Here is a 2000, report from ABC News program, 20/20  with Hugh Downs and Connie Chung. A reporter, Chris Wallace, with a hidden camera, posing as a potential investor in a body parts trafficking company, reveals what’s been going on for a very long time.

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Sixth Video on Planned Parenthood Released

This video from the Center for Medical Progress, “highlights a young woman’s eyewitness narrative of the daily practice of fetal body parts harvesting in Planned Parenthood abortion clinics, describing tissue procurement workers’ coordination with abortion providers, the pressure placed on patients, and disregard for patient consent.” More on this series from the Center for Medical Progress: The […]

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A True Experience of Grace

How does one know they are saved? How do you know if you truly know God? 1 John 2:3 says, “Now by this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments.” When someone is truly saved, they desire to keep the commandments of God and to run from sin.  To hear more […]

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The Holy Spirit Who Sanctifies

Are you being made holy? How is your relationship with the Holy Spirit? The Holy Spirit is perhaps the most neglected person of the holy trinity. The Holy Spirit, the third person in the Trinity, is the one who breathes life into our dead souls (regeneration), and then continues to sanctify us, molding us into […]

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Where Are You Spending Your Money?

Please join me this evening at 5pm EST for a live stream of the Haggai survey.  Where are you spending your money? That is the issue that is holding back the rebuilding of the temple. William Hendrickesn summarizes this way, “Haggai, in arousing the people to resume their work, appealed to the will, the emotions, and […]

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The Power of the Spirit in Holiness

When the Holy Spirit saves a person, that person then that person is sanctified by the Spirit as well. God does not leave a sinner, who is saved, in a state of perpetual disobedience and living like the old man. He gives them new desires and, though they will never be perfect, they will continue […]

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​What is Faith?

Hebrews 11:1 – “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” What is faith? In Chapter 11, the doctrine of justification was explained, and we know from Scripture that justification is by faith alone. Faith is knowing that the Gospel is true, and then throwing all of your faith […]

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Church Ministry Facilitates Family Ministry

We affirm that God’s people must be nurtured through the example and instruction of their church’s elders and members in everyday life, and of the importance of fathers and mothers training their families to fulfill the Great Commission through ministry to the saints and witness to the lost (Matt. 28:19-20; Acts 2:46-47; 8:4; 18:24-26; Eph. 5:21-33; […]

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What Does a Holy Man or Woman Look Like?

What does true holiness look like in a person? In this video, Joel Beeke gives three important things that manifest themselves in the life of a holy person: humility (the more they are sanctified, the more unholy they realize they are), mortification motivated by a love for Christ, and a desire to plant themselves in […]

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God Destroys Nations that Mistreat the Poor and Defenseless

The Center for Medical Progress just released their fourth video on the illegal activities of Planned Parenthood.  God will judge nations that abuse and mistreat those that are weak and poor. Proverbs 31:8 says, “Open your mouth for the speechless, / In the cause of all who are appointed to die.” Christians have a duty […]

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​The Reading of Scripture in the Assembly of the Saints

The Reading of Scripture in the Assembly of the Saints “Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.” – 1 Timothy 4:13 “So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, And it shall prosper in […]

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Registration for Getting the Picture Right is Now Open!

Today, registration for the Getting the Picture Right marriage retreat is officially open. This event will take place December 4-5 in my home in Wake Forest, NC. This is an event for couples who have been married for seven years or less, and we are limiting it to only 20 couples, so don’t wait too […]

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