The Infilling of the Holy Ghost Sanctifies

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And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance (see Acts 2:1-4). What does it mean to be filled with the Holy…

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John Wesley on Dying Well

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Death is a topic that few of us care to think about, but in my current study of John Wesley’s theology of death, I find myself contemplating the subject on a daily basis. Some people…

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The God Who Seeks

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“Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as He was walking in the garden in the cool of the day. . .” (Genesis 3:8, NIV) ​ “I revealed myself…

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God’s Sovereignty: Three Common Mistakes

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The following is a conversation that recently took place in my daughter’s middle school church group. The conversation does a good job highlighting three mistakes that we often make when we talk about the sovereignty…

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Work Out Your Salvation: A Proper Illustration

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Let’s look at a specific example: Philippians 2:12-13 “Work out your own salvation…for God is at work in you….” Some (e.g., D. M. Baillie) have labeled this the “paradox of grace.” I have used that…

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Arminius: On The Regal Office of Christ

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DISPUTATION XXXVII ON THE REGAL OFFICE OF CHRIST As Christ, when consecrated by his sufferings, was made the author of salvation to all who obey him; and as for this end, not only the solicitation and…

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Arminius: ON THE DECREE OF GOD

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1. The decrees of God are the extrinsic acts of God, though they are internal, and, therefore, made by the free will of God, without any absolute necessity. Yet one decree seems to require the…

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Arminius on Apostasy

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In reading two new books, Arminius on the Assurance of Salvation by Keith Stanglin and Jacob Arminius: Theologian of Grace by Keith Stanglin and Tom McCall, I found the follow- ing interesting facts. It is…

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Arminius: ON GOD CONSIDERED ACCORDING TO HIS NATURE

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1. GOD is good by a natural and internal necessity, not freely; which last word is stupidly explained by the terms “unconstrainedly” and “not slavishly.” 2. God foreknows future things through the infinity of his…

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Movie Review: Breakthrough – 4 Stars Inspiring

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The first question both Christians and non-Christians alike ask when someone claims a miracle is:  Has it been verified?  If it is a healing that is claimed, as happened in Breakthrough, then what do the…

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No More Doubts

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“You believe because you have seen me. Blessed are those who believe without seeing me.” Click on the picture to enlarge      

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Waiting…

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Last night, we had an intimate meal together.  He was crucified and now He is dead.   Is there hope?  Will Jesus really arise as He said?  Is He really the Son of God?  …

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