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Sep 16 2012

No True Work Is Vain

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 No true work for God ever fails. Was there ever in this world such other apparent failure as there was in the life of Jesus, at the close of the day he died? Nothing seemed to be left. The Cross had buried in black floods of shame all that was beautiful …

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Sep 02 2012

The Interweaving of the Days

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 It is a good thing to learn to live by the day. We should devote all our strength to the doing well of each day’s tasks — and then should disengage ourselves altogether from its entanglements. Emerson puts it well: “Finish every day — and be done with it. You have …

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Jul 28 2012

Sunday Morning Sermon – A Call to Prayer

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A Call to Prayer by J. C. Ryle I have a question to offer you. It is contained in three words, Do you pray? The question is one that none but you can answer. Whether you attend public worship or not, your minister knows. Whether you have family prayers in your house or not, your …

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Jul 25 2012

Why Do We Sin If We Are A New Creation?

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It is helpful to understand our nature as Christians in order to understand the struggle that Christians endure with respect to sin. A Christian is more sensitive to sin and the more mature a Christian is, the more sensitive he or she is to sin. In Romans chapter 7, Paul goes into great detail discussing …

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May 22 2012

If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off

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A number of years ago, I was reading an article about a Christian who was having trouble overcoming a sexual sin.  He was found profusely bleeding as he tried to hack off his sexual organ. Fortunately, he was found in time to be saved from bleeding to death. He apparently took  Matthew 5:29-30 literally which …

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