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Journey Through the Bible – Pre-Order Now: $14.95

“Journey through he Bible” is a concise book to help families grasp the message of the whole Bible as they read it together., Half Price Offer for Pre-Orders – $14.95 Pre-order this new book to help you read through the whole bible and explain it to your children. We will be shipping it in November, Everyone […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Kind Of Sorrow Are You Experiencing?

Is your sorrow “vertical” or “horizontal”? Rob Ventura explains in this video that there are two types of sorrow – worldly and godly. Worldly sorrow misses the point that a person has sinned against God. It is “horizontal” in that the individual only sees the effect that sin has on themselves or on others.  In […]

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Fear of God Devotional: How a Repentant Person Fights Against Sin

How should a repentant person fight against sin? Paul Carrington explains in this video that repentance involves the crying out to God for deliverance from sin. It does not involve minimizing or compromising with sin. They cleave to God. They are desperate and know if they try to fight sin without God, they are doomed.  […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Repentance That Leads to Life

What is repentance that leads to life? Curt Daniels explains in this video that worldly sorrow leads to grief. Godly repentance leads to life and joy. Judas displayed worldly sorrow when he went and hung himself. But, no matter how many tears are shed and how sorrowful one may appear, this type of sorrow does […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Does Reformation in the Church Look Like?

What does reformation within the church look like? Anthony Mathenia explains in this video that one aspect of reformation within the Church today involves pastors revisiting the Word of God to determine who can be an elder or deacon. It is important to give attention to the leadership of the Church and ensure that those […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Which Reformation Doctrines Do We Need the Most Today?

Which doctrines from the Reformation are most needed today? Gary Powers explains in this video that many modern churches today fail to believe that Scripture is sufficient for all matters of life. But, once the church strays away from the foundation of Scripture, all aspects of church life and doctrine are negatively affected.  Without Scripture to […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Is Repentance?

What is repentance? Carlton McLeod explains in this video what repentance is. Repentance is the wonderful work of the Spirit of God where we become aware of our law breaking and sinfulness and turn from sin to the living God.  It is not the mere feeling of remorse – rather, it is a change in […]

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Fear of God Devotional: When You Realize You Are in Error

What does repentance look like in the life of a believer? Michael Beasley explains in this video that biblical repentance does not involve the act of someone merely changing their mind. Rather, they are changing their mind and transforming their lives in view of that transformation of the mind.   Genuine repentance occurs when individuals […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Can Evolution and Scripture Coexist?

What is the effect of believing that the earth is millions of years old? Ken Ham explains in this video that if you believe that the earth is millions of years old, you cannot also believe that God’s Word is true. The idea of evolution was invented by atheists – they didn’t want to use […]

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What Does it Look Like When Fathers and Sons Follow Jesus?

This weekend I'm speaking at the Colorado Father Son Retreat in Fraser, CO. Yesterday, during my morning session, I asked the question: “What does it look like when fathers and sons follow Jesus?” Below are the six answers I gave: When fathers follow Jesus it is because their hearts are miraculously turned. Malachi 4 :5-6 […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Is the Source of Repentance?

What is the source of repentance? Rob Ventura explains in this video that God is the source of repentance. It has been granted to us from God. Repentance and faith have their source in God. Unregenerate men cannot repent or believe.  God in His sovereign grace, chooses who He will give faith and repentance. We […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Home Is the Ideal Place for Repentance

Where is the best place to learn repentance? Jason Dohm explains in this video that the home is the ideal place to learn repentance. It is where we are most prone to sin against others because we’re most familiar with each other with members of our family. Familiarity can breed contempt. In Christian families, repentance […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Grace Alone

What was the Puritan’s view of Scripture and of grace? Joel Beeke explains in this video that everything that comes to us is by God’s grace. The Reformers and the Puritans loved Scripture. They meditated on it. They were guided by it. They understood that everything was a gift from God. They were saved by […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Characteristics of Worldly Sorrow

What are characteristics of worldly sorrow? Dennis Gunderson explains in this video that those who demonstrate only worldly sorrow are absorbed with the consequences of their sin in relation to other people and don’t recognize the breach of fellowship with God when they sin. They fail to have a deep enough of a relationship with […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Ways in Which the Reformation Fell Short

In what ways did the Reformation fall short?   Sam Waldron explains in this video that while generally speaking, the Reformation made significant progress in conforming life to Scripture, there were still certain areas where reforms were incomplete or they did go far enough. These shortcomings still negatively affect the Church today. For instance, Martin […]

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