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Topic: Enemies

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Key Connections (November 3, 2017)

The Pastor and Pathological Self Criticism (Jonathan Parnell, The Gospel Coalition) The greatest victory ever known was accomplished by the greatest humiliation ever seen of the greatest man to ever live. Because that’s how God designed it. Jesus Calling: How Well Are You Listening  (J.A. Medders, Desiring God) Today, we can hear […]

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Pray for Your Enemies

My co-worker’s words were unkind and untrue. How could Beth[1] say such a thing about me? She’s a Christian. She should know better. All day her words simmered in my soul. Each time my mind hit the replay button, my eyes narrowed and my jaw tightened. That night as I […]

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No More Identity Theft, Part One

What is one of our greatest fears today? It’s when the wrong person gets access to our name, account numbers, and passwords, stealing our identity and everything we own: identity theft. While it has never happened to me, I imagine it would be a nightmare. And so we live in […]

Eight Symptoms of False Teaching

Pastor Colin Smith (@PastorColinS) of Unlocking the Bible recently offered 7 Traits of False Teachers on The Gospel Coalition’s website. In it, he contrasts the teaching 2 Peter 1 and 2 to show several traits of a false teacher. Over 100 years ago, J.C. Ryle shared a similar list that […]

How to Respond to Attacks From Satan

Have you ever doubted your salvation in light of your sinfulness? This excerpt from a Charles Spurgeon sermon should be a comfort: “I know what the devil will say to you.  He will say to you, ‘You are a sinner!’ Tell him you know you are, but that for all […]