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Fear of God Devotional: How Does Evangelism Work in Your Own Life?

How can we become better at evangelizing to unbelievers? Joel Beeke explains in this video that as a pastor, he evangelizes from the pulpit. He does it in every single sermon, particularly in his applications of the text. He also attempts to pray for his congregation, taking one page of the directory at a time. […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Sins of the Church in Evangelism

What are common misunderstandings of evangelism? Kevin Swanson explains in this video that the idea that evangelism is a set group of four statements followed by a prayer is a harmful aspect of modern day evangelism. Instead, we need to see evangelism as the entire Gospel of Christ, where a man sees his sin, he […]

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What Confident and Humble Prayer Looks Like

John speaks of two categories of prayer: prayer for brethren and prayer for those who show every evidence that they are bound for Hell. Notice there are two categories of prayer in these verses, and he speaks of two goals of prayer: The first goal for prayer for sanctification – turning away from sin progressively, while the […]

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Gospel Refreshers: Steve Lawson’s impromptu Gospel presentation.

The gospel is very simply Jesus Christ. Who among us is tired of hearing of the Lord Jesus Christ? He is the Son of God, the Son of Man; Sent into this world to be born of a virgin that He might be sinless and that He might be born under the law to keep […]

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George Whitefield on Evangelism

Over the course of our evangelism conference last weekend, I came across this quote from George Whitefield: “God forbid that I should travel with anybody a quarter of an hour without speaking of Christ to them.” If you'd like to read more about Whitefield, I recommend The Evangelistic Zeal of George Whitefield.

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Fear of God Devotional: The Glory of the Holy Spirit in the Work of Evangelism

How can we avoid misguided evangelism? Don Hart explains in this video that there is a lot of well-intentioned evangelism that is misguided. For instance, there are those who believe that salvation is dependent on the sovereignty of man instead of the sovereignty of God. There are those that believe we are responsible for anyone […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Is There a Regulative Principle of Worship

In what situations does the regulative principle apply? In this video, Sam Waldron answers the question, “Is there a regulative principle of worship?” He explains that he believes it means that God regulates worship in a way that is different from the rest of life. Some individuals assert that the regulative principle applies to all […]

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George Whitefield on Evangelism

Over the course of our evangelism conference last weekend, I came across this quote from George Whitefield: “God forbid that I should travel with anybody a quarter of an hour without speaking of Christ to them.” If you'd like to read more about Whitefield, I recommend The Evangelistic Zeal of George Whitefield.

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Fear of God Devotional: The Law For Believers

How does a Christian view the law of God differently after being saved? Jason Dohm explains in this video that for believers, the law does not condemn them. God has changed roles. For the unbeliever, who call “good” the things that God declares are evil, God is a righteous, holy, all-powerful judge who condemns them. […]

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What Confident and Humble Prayer Looks Like

John speaks of two categories of prayer: prayer for brethren and prayer for those who show every evidence that they are bound for Hell. Notice there are two categories of prayer in these verses, and he speaks of two goals of prayer: The first goal for prayer for sanctification – turning away from sin progressively, while the […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Hardest Things About Family Worship

What is possibly the most difficult part about family worship? Joel Beeke explains in this video that one of the hardest things about family worship is the part where the father applies and practically teaches their family after they’ve read the Scripture. It is difficult and challenging to pray for your family but the hardest […]

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Biblical Practices for Church and Family Explained Here

Defining the ways that church and family intersect is the focus of, The Declaration for the Complementary Roles of Church and Family.”  When churches and families get this wrong… much goes wrong. The problem always stems from misunderstanding the doctrine and function of the family as well as the doctrine and function of the church […]

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Fear of God Devotional: God’s Blessings Upon His Church

What happens to a church that is devoted to the Word of God? Kevin Swanson explains in this video that embracing the world is failing our churches and families. If the church compromises and mirrors the way the world does things, the church, families, and society will be corrupted. The Word of God must be […]

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Listen Live – The Aggressive Power of the Christian Church

Listen live to the “Aggressive Power of the Christian Church” evangelism conference! The conference starts tonight at 6:30 EST. You can find more details, as well as a schedule here: http://ift.tt/2n7oWZC Live video here (poor quality, low bandwidth): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8Yeb5PShXri5C3NO7ViaHw/live Live audio here: http://ift.tt/2mS7ohY

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Fear of God Devotional: Is All of Life Worship?

Is all of life worship? Sam Waldron explains in this video that there is a saying that “All of life is worship,” but that statement is not entirely accurate. All of life is not worship in the same sense that the church gathers for corporate worship. For instance, God never told Moses what furniture to […]

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