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Fear of God Devotional: The Heart Of The Reformation

  What was the heart of the Reformation? Kevin Swanson explains in this video that the heart of the Reformation began with Sola Scriptura, the returning to the Word of God as the absolute authority for all of life. Without access to the Scripture, there could be no Reformation. With the Reformation came the translation […]

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Restoring the Worship of God in the City

Our greatest calling as Christians is to establish the true worship of God in our hearts, our homes and our churches. The central matter in Nehemiah 2:1-9 is how the Lord uses a man of prayer restores true worship in the city of Jerusalem. He is a man with a burden. His burden is God’s […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Reformation Began With Regeneration

  What was the heart of the Reformation? Michael Beasley explains in this video that the heart of the Reformation begins with regeneration and an understanding that Scripture alone is sufficient. During the Reformation, born-again believers were eager and hungry to cling to true authority, the authority of Christ, after enduring centuries of false teachings […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Was The Heart Of The Protestant Reformation?

  What was the heart of the Reformation? Curt Daniels explains in this video that he believes that the heart of the Reformation was the sola, Soli Deo Gloria – “to the glory of God alone.” The Calvinists also considered this to be the most important out of the Five Solas. In the Westminster Shorter […]

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The Smallest in the Fold – Do Children Belong in Sunday Morning Worship?

Here is a helpful interview on Mortification of Spin, The Smallest of the Fold of Jason Helopolous, Associate Pastor at University Reformed Church in East Lansing Michigan. They raise important questions and give some helpful insights and answers to the question. Do children belong in Sunday morning church worship services??? Yes they do! Do children belong in […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Forsaking the Traditions of Man

  How have the traditions of man affected the Church? Dennis Gunderson explains in this video that one of the primary results of the Protestant Reformation was the forsaking of many traditions that been encrusted onto the Church by the Roman Catholic Church. During the Reformation, many of those traditions were cast off and replaced […]

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Fear of God Devotional: There is No Gospel Without Repentance

  What was at the heart of the Reformation? Rob Ventura explains in this video that there is no Gospel without repentance. The Gospel that Christ and His disciples preached always began with a call for men and women to repent for their sins and to believe on Christ alone for life and salvation. Similarly, […]

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3 Reasons to Register Your Church on the NCFIC Network

My hope is that every Biblically-ordered, Christ-exalting, family-integrated church will register themselves on our network. Why? When you register your church on the NCFIC network, people will most likely come to your church to check it out. When that happens, one of three things will take place. They will either be: saved, driven away, or […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Was The Heart Of The Protestant Reformation?

  What was the heart of the Reformation? Carlton McLeod explains in this video that he believes the heart of the Reformation was Sola Scriptura, “by Scripture alone.” The Church, through the Middle Ages, had walked away from the understanding that Scripture governed all of life. Traditions and customs of man superseded clear commands of […]

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Europes Childless Leaders Sleepwalking Us to Disaster

Giulio Meotti has written an insightful piece about a terrifying reality related to the global movement away from child bearing. Here is the issue: “there have never been so many childless politicians leading Europe as today.”  His concern is this, “As Europe’s leaders have no children, they seem to have no reason to worry about the future of the […]

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Fear of God Devotional: The Genesis 3 Attack

  What is one of the primary attacks on Scripture today? Ken Ham explains in this video that just as Satan tempted Eve by saying, “Did God really say that?” the Church should expect similar attacks today. The words of God have consistently been under attack since Genesis. Throughout history, when God’s Word comes under attack, […]

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Suffering Brings Us Closer to the Man of Sorrows

Robert Murray M'Cheyne received a letter from a friend during a time of suffering explaining how sorrows bring us closer to the man of sorrows… “There is a great want [lack] about all Christians who have not suffered. Some flowers must be broken or bruised before they emit any fragrance. All the wounds of Christ send out […]

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Fear of God Devotional: Christ Alone By Grace Alone

  What was the heart of the Reformation? Don Hart explains that the heart of the Reformation encompassed all of the Solas. But faith in Christ and salvation by the grace of God alone was perhaps the “hinge” of the Reformation as Martin Luther once noted. The Gospel explains how a sovereign, loving God redeemed […]

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Three Reasons Young People Leave the Church

Here is a good article by Midwestern Seminary President Jason Allen. His first reason I believe is the most common… Many Young Adults Leave the Church because They Never Joined it Spiritually Many young adults leave the church because they were never truly converted to Christ in the first place. John the Apostle warned us […]

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Fear of God Devotional: What Keeps Us From Repenting?

What keeps us from repentance? Gary Powers explains in this video that our flesh hates Christ and attempts to detract from Christ and His Glory. The world hates Him. The devil hates Him. Accordingly, we as sinful beings must repent of our sin and turn from it. We must humble ourselves and pray and seek […]

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