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Why speak truthfully?

March 16th, 2016

 

When God appraises our obedience, He doesn’t focus on what we do.  He focuses on why we do it. 

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How do we “come to know Christ”?

February 17th, 2016

 

Paul warned his Gentile converts to Christianity that living like their pagan neighbors will lead to being “darkened in their understanding,” and “separated from the life of God.”  A vicious addictive cycle will ensue…one that will render them powerless, unable to resist giving themselves, “over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more.”

 

Strangely, Paul feels the need to say, “You, however, did not come to know Christ in that way.” 

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How can we promote Christian obedience?

January 19th, 2016

 

This passage directs us to speak “the truth” in love.  The truth referred to here is the truth of the gospel.

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