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The Daily Roundup: 8 November 2014

Posted On November 8, 2014

How to Grow in Love for the Bible – “The Spirit is here to help us understand the things spelled out from cover to cover. We have all we need to grasp the Word; let’s let go of our self-reliance. We ought to be Spirit-reliant people—and the Spirit loves the Word, Hwrote it (2 Timothy 3:16). The more we are filled with the Spirit, loving the Bible will come naturally — or, supernaturally.”

What My Daughter Reminded Me About Prayer – Helpful reminder from Aaron Armstrong.

5 Common Small Group Myths – “If your group exists to meet your personal needs, then when it begins to fall short you go looking for the next group. But if the group exists as a microcosm of the church, where people of all types gather at the foot of the cross, then challenges, sin, and brokenness are an opportunity to apply the gospel of Christ.”

The Holy Spirit and The Redeemed Mind – “By the instrument of faith, this Spirit gives light to our minds concerning the gospel of Jesus Christ and the words of Scripture. This point bears restatement: the Holy Spirit works in us, bringing about this change. The Spirit who gave the prophets and the apostles the Scriptures is the same Spirit who convinces us of their reliability. By the ministry of the Spirit of God, we now know what we could not know. We see what we could not see. The Spirit of God shines in our hearts this Spiritual understanding.”

Parents Pay Attention: Modesty, Self-Control & Entertainment – “We are charged by God to show our children what it means to love him. Let us be diligent, not surrendering our children’s minds to the patterns of this world.”

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