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How do we draw close to God?

James 4:8-9 Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded people. Be wretched and mourn and weep, let your laughter be turned to mourning and your … Continue reading

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Who is, and who is not, a Christian?

In recent days I have been assaulted with various claims by people who believe themselves to be Christians, who…I might add…are in error in that belief. “Those are strong words, Dave.” Yes, they are, because the Scriptures are very black … Continue reading

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What is “spiritual death?”

The concept of spiritual death entered the Biblical scene in the second act, and in addressing spiritual death, we need to carefully distinguish between it and physical death, particularly in passages within the Old Testament – confusion of those passages … Continue reading

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Prayer…

We have touched upon the power of prayer briefly in my last post, but here I want to go a little deeper and get a little more definition and practical application going. I want to start out by looking at … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Holiness

Righteousness and holiness…opposite (but complimentary) sides of the same coin. Righteousness speaks of doing what is right in God’s eyes – walking in obedience to what He wants us to do. Holiness speaks of keeping one’s self unspotted by sin … Continue reading

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UPDATE: What does “walking in the spirit” mean (and how to do it)?

Romans 8:3-4 3 For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh, 4 in order … Continue reading

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The Most Important Thing

The more I meditate upon the Word of God and pray about what I see, for confirmation, the more I experience both exhilaration and sadness. Exhilaration at gaining a deeper insight into the mind of God toward us, and sadness … Continue reading

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Matthew Vines…a Christian? Not according to the Scriptures.

Lately Matthew Vines has been making waves, claiming to be a Christian that loves the Bible and Christianity, but as Jesus said… Matthew 7:16-20 16 You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from … Continue reading

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New Covenant of Reconciliation: Reformed Theology Modified Through Covenant Understanding

http://www.lulu.com/shop/dave-schoch/new-covenant-of-reconciliation-reformed-theology-modified-through-covenant-understanding/paperback/product-21237439.html   New Covenant of Reconciliation: Reformed Theology Modified Through Covenant Understanding By Dave Schoch View this Author’s Spotlight Paperback, 335 Pages      This item has not been rated yet Preview Price: $21.00 Ships in 3-5 business days This book is the printed … Continue reading

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