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Spiritual Maturity
May 14, 2014

In God We Trust

“Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.  In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me?”  Psalm 56:3, 4 (NKJ) There is much to fear as we look around today.  The daily news is replete with things that […]

April 2, 2014

The Subtlety of Sin

“…And if you do not do well, sin is lurking at the door; its desire is for you, but you must master it.”  Genesis 4:7 (NRS) They say that if you put a frog into a pot of boiling water, it will leap out to escape the danger. But, if you put a frog in […]

March 4, 2014

Identity Crisis, Part 2

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.”  Ephesians 2:10 (NKJ)  Last week we explored the challenge of maintaining one’s identity in Christ while living in the midst of the 21st century.  We discussed the temptations offered by Satan, the influence […]

February 26, 2014

Identity Crisis, Part 1

“Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”  2 Peter 1:4 Identity denotes that set of characteristics that constitutes individual personality—our essential self. Last week we talked about our spiritual identity […]

February 19, 2014

Identity Theft

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.  Galatians 3:26 (KJV)  The recent security breach of the million dollar merchant, Target, has left many of us extremely nervous concerning identity theft.   It has become a lucrative business as personal information is illegally accessed and sold to the highest bidder whose intent […]

February 13, 2014

Learning to Forgive

“…bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you,  so you also must do.”   Col. 3:13 (KJV)   To forgive is not easy.  It’s antithesis, unforgiveness, is usually  entwined with the emotions we felt (or still feel) during the original offense–anger, shame, or fear.  […]

February 5, 2014

Divine Transformation

If we want to be “divinely transformed”, we must begin with “First Things First”.  We need to build a framework of FAITH, whereby we are able to continue on the path and purpose that God has planned for us.  We must:   F– Have Faith in the truth of the Gospel (2 Cor. 5:17). “Therefore if […]

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