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Fear of God Devotional: The Gospel On Display Through Repentance

How is the Gospel on display through repentance? Anthony Mathenia explains in this video that people assume that if they allow the evidence of sin to be evident in their life, it paints a picture that Christianity is weak or not real. But, for the Christian, it does no good to try to cover our […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Were Some of the Key Doctrines That Resulted From the Reformation?

What were some of the key doctrines that resulted from the Reformation? Paul Carrington explains in this video that the sufficiency of Scripture and the idea of God’s grace were two, key doctrines that came out of the Reformation. Man cannot do anything to assist to be brought into the right relationship with God. This […]

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Father’s Day Sale

Now through Father's Day we're offering 50% off our products on fatherhood, We will also include a free copy of Husbands Love Your Wives with each order.   Here are the products that are on sale:   Building a God-Centered Family is one of our premier books to help fathers to lead their families to the true worship […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Watershed Reforms

How did the Reformation bring about a greater understanding of the glory and greatness of God? Kevin Swanson explains in this video that man wants to see himself as the source of truth, ethics, salvation. He wants to see himself as the hinge point in saving himself from his sins. He wants to be the […]

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Pray for these young marriages and Tune Up Your Own Marriage

Today, we start “Getting the Picture Right,” where we gather couples married seven years and less to speak of the heart and soul of marriage… which is the gospel. If they can understand that, they will find God’s blessing and joy in their marriages for the rest of their lives… Also, Its “National Marriage Day” If […]

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Fear of God Devotional: We’ve Moved On From The Reformation

What should Christians today be learning from the Reformation? Rob Ventura explains in this video that many Christians today would agree that many of the doctrines came out of the Reformation, they are so far removed from the Reformation.  In short, we have grown far away from the Protestant Reformation.  But, there is much to […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Is at the Heart of the Reformation?

What is at the heart of the Reformation? Paul Thompson explains that the heart of the Reformation involved rediscovering the necessity of the sufficiency of Scripture. We have been given the very words of God. They are wholly true and completely trustworthy. A need for reformation indicates a need for a return to the only source […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Heart Of The Reformation Was The Recovery Of The Heart Of Christianity

What was the heart of the Reformation? David Eddy explains in this video that the heart of the Reformation was the desire to be closer to God. Up until that time, the Pope had largely gotten between the typical believer and the Lord. Most people thought that they had no real relationship with God. But, […]

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How the Love of God Is Perfected in You

Its often easy to tell where people are from based on how they talk. John is making a very similar point in 1 John 2:3-8. Jesus makes a different kind of person. God teaches His children to think differently, talk differently, walk differently, react differently. It is tangible. It shows where they are from. John is making it clear that the greatest earthly blessing that […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Blessing Of The Word Of God

How did the translation of Scripture into the common language impact the Reformation? Mike Davenport explains in this video that one of the greatest benefits that came from the Reformation is that Scripture was translated into the common language. This is a blessing that people before the Reformation did not have. They had to rely […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Repentance That Grows Humility

What does an unrepentant life look like? Anthony Mathenia explains in this video that when someone lives an unrepentant life,  their life will be marked by immense selfishness. An unrepentant person is a person who takes advantage of and uses others in their life to promote themselves and please themselves.  Conversely, a repentant person strives […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Common Theme of Repentance Throughout Scripture

What is a common theme of early New Testament sermons? Jason Dohm explains in this video that throughout Scripture, sinners are called to repent, believe the Gospel, and be baptized. Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, and Peter each repeated this common theme in their sermons. The message of repentance begins in the Old Testament and […]

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What Can Infants Really Get Out of Church?

Let me illustrate how valuable it is for a child to be included in corporate worship in the church. Many years ago, there was a family in our church who needed some help with their children during the church services as a result of a new baby and lots of little ones. My wife Deborah […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Authority: A Driving Force Behind the Reformation

What was the driving force behind the Reformation? Joel Beeke explains in this video that the Reformation began through Martin Luther’s opposition to the selling of indulgences to release people’s souls from purgatory. Thus, it was the abuses of the Roman Catholic Church and the Papacy that initially drew the Reformers to confront these long-held […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Taking A Turn In Your Life

  What effect does repentance have upon our life? John Snyder explains in this video that repentance is a complete shift of thinking about a matter so that there is a corresponding turn in our life. Scripture describes it as a gift from the Lord. It truly is a supernatural work that allows us to […]

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