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#13: Loving God, Loving One another[Sermon]

http://media.blubrry.com/equipping_you_in_grace/p/www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/servantsofgrace.org/mediafolder/LovingGodLovingOneanother1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | Equipping You in GraceThis is sermon #14 in the 1 John series. In this sermon on 1 John 4:7-11 I preach on the love of God, the meaning of propitiation, and loving God and one...

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Blessed Are the Balanced: A Seminarian’s Guide to Following Jesus in the Academy

Bible college and seminary students face innumerable challenges from emotional, spiritual and financial pressure to often relational issues as a result of going to school. All of these are challenges that I know well. I was a Bible college and seminary student for five years after attending several community colleges and one technical college. I understand well the challenges and blessings that come from being a student. I’ve been there done that and got that badge! A new book, Blessed Are the Balanced: A Seminarian’s Guide to Following Jesus in the Academy by Paul E. Pettit and R. Todd Mangum, has come out...

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Though He Slay Me, Yet I Will Praise Him

  “Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him”. (Job 13:15a) While driving to work a few weeks ago, this passage in Job came to mind as I was pondering things I have read, a habit I have found myself getting into on the way to work since there really is nothing worth listening to on the morning airwaves these days. As I contemplated the message behind this verse, it became readily apparent that much of what I read in books or the blogosphere these days concerns matters of God lifting someone up out of the muck and...

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Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight

Many Christians struggle with prayer. They tremble as if the light from God’s throne exposed them in a naked shame, when in fact it reveals the radiant robes that have been draped around them, the righteousness of Christ given to all who trust in Him. The key to prayer—to praying often, to praying openly, to praying boldly and freely and with gladness of heart—is to know that one is clothed in the righteousness of Jesus Christ, invited to His own saving ministry, purchased by His precious blood, and anticipated by His sympathetic intercession. This is the secret to lively and...

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Everyone’s a Theologian: An Introduction to Systematic Theology

The statement that everyone is a theologian may seem strange to some. After all, theologians are most often associated with those either in the academic community or a pursuit that is the domain of those who occupy the pulpit. It is unfortunate that some believe the study of God is not for them despite the fact that all believers are called to “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15). It is thus the responsibility of every believer to read, meditate,...

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