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Spiritual Endurance
September 5, 2017

Spiritual Failures

Then Peter remembered the word Jesus had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows twice you will disown me three times.” And he broke down and wept. Mark 14:72 (NIV) One of the most difficult things for believers to do is to recover from spiritual failure.  Instead of asking for forgiveness, repenting, and then moving […]

October 4, 2016

The Spirit of Truth

“And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor who will never leave you.  He is the Holy Spirit, who leads into all truth. The world at large cannot receive him, because it isn’t looking for him and doesn’t recognize him. But you do, because he lives with you now and […]

September 27, 2016

Hold Fast to the WORD

“Preach the Word…” 2 Tim. 4:2 (NKJ) The Word of God is the truth by which believers are to successfully navigate this world.  “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It straightens us out and teaches […]

September 21, 2016

Truth: The Divine Perspective

 “You were getting along so well. Who has interfered with you to hold you back from following the truth?”  (Gal. 5:7, NLT) Truth is a very significant concept.  As we discussed last week, our view of truth shapes our societies and our personal lives.  It also influences our relationship with God and our view of […]

September 13, 2016

Can You Handle the Truth?

“…and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” John 8:31-32 (NRSV) The 1992 acclaimed film, A Few Good Men, revolves around the court-martial of two U.S. Marines charged with the murder of a fellow Marine and the tribulations of their lawyers as they prepare a case to defend their clients.  […]

August 11, 2015

Basics for Christian Living: Building Spiritual Endurance

“Therefore strengthen the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated, but rather be healed.” Hebrews 12:12-13 (KJV) Last week we spent time in Peter’s letter to the persecuted church in what is now modern Turkey.  His message to […]

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