Monthly Archives: September 2013

Death to Sin: The Radical Solution of the Cross

In Romans chapters six, seven and eight, Paul deals with topics of immense significance for the Christian’s practical life. In these chapters we see how radically Paul conceives of our problem as human beings and how radical his solution to … Continue reading

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Christ Our True Peace

One of our deepest longings as human beings is for peace. But what exactly is peace? Most often we think of “peace” as peace of mind and freedom from worry and anxiety, a state of tranquility and serenity. But because … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereignty and Our Freedom

In our society it is common to hear people say that they act or are a certain way because of their genes, because of the way they were raised, because they didn’t have the privileges that others had, because their … Continue reading

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The Old and New Man

A common belief of many Christians is that we have two natures, an old nature which fights or is in conflict with the new nature. The continuing existence of an old nature would explain why most if not all Christians … Continue reading

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Is the Blood of Jesus Enough?

Most, if not all, Christians are familiar with the atoning blood of Christ. It is, after all foundational to everything else, for until we are reconciled to God, and our sins forgiven, the message of Christ living His life through … Continue reading

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Christ Praying as Us

Do you ever feel that you don’t pray enough, that you get distracted by so many daily activities that you find at the end of the day that you haven’t spent any time “with God?” After all, Scripture commands us … Continue reading

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God’s Law and the Deceitfulness of Sin

Have you ever tried to trick a child into doing something you want him to do by using “reverse-psychology”? You tell him “I don’t want you to eat all your peas, now don’t eat them!” And he proceeds to do … Continue reading

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