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Apr 02 2013

Can someone have peace of mind without God?

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The Greek word “eirēnē” that is translated into English as “peace” has several applications such as peace between countries or between people. However, the peace that God grants to His children cannot be obtained outside of Christ for it is Christ that is the giver of His peace. Peace I leave with you; my peace …

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Jul 30 2012

Eternal Security, a License to Sin?

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  One of the most heated controversies in Christianity  has to do with  Eternal Security, or whether it is possible for someone who is saved to lose their salvation. The aim of this post is not to debate eternal security, but rather to address one of the arguments raised against it by people who believe …

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Jul 15 2012

Gifts of the Spirit by John Piper

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The last two posts have been about talents and gifts of the Sprit. I am posting (with permission) a sermon by John Piper on Gifts of the Spirit. You can click on the audio to listen or read the sermon below. Calling all Clay Pots 2 Corinthians 4 I would like to try to persuade …

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Jul 14 2012

Does each Christian receive a Gift of the Holy Spirit?

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A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article on Talents vs. Gifts of the Holy Spirit. In some Christian circles, gifts of the Holy Spirit are understood to be something big and miraculous. Some Christians may be confused as to the difference between “talents” and “gift of the Holy Spirit.” I was not real …

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Jul 03 2012

Talent vs Gifts of the Holy Spirit

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Many of us may confuse or use interchangeably “talent” with “gifts of the Holy Spirit.” They are not the same. Talent is “a special natural ability or aptitude.” 1 If we take a close look at ourselves, we will discover an area that we are stronger in than other areas. Some people seem to have …

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