IS GRACE AN EXCUSE TO SIN?

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“What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase? May it never be! How shall we who died to sin still live in it?” (Romans 6:1). Salvation by grace through faith alone does not give Believers a “license to sin,” as some false teachers...

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Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Revelation 11:15 - (Sep14-21)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Revelation 11:15. This is the sixth Memory Verse in our Devotional series looking at God's eternal purpose for mankind and how that relates to Lucifer's fall and his activities as satan, "the accuser" of mankind today. This week, we're continuing our...

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Tags: adoption, belief, blood, children, eternity, flesh, god's word, grace, heart, holy spirit, jesus, lucifer, millennium, mystery, presumption, rebellion, revelation, salvation, satan, sons of god

Berean Lamp Devotional - What Sort of Mind Do We Have? Part 4

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“I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds” (Jeremiah 17:10 ESV). After man’s rebellion against God in Eden, he relied on his sinful mind for direction as influenced by the god of this world. The...

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Tags: adoption, child of god, death, depraved, enmity, flesh, futility, holy spirit, imitate, mind, mind of christ, mind of god, salvation, sanctification, sin, struggles, thoughts, god of this world

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - 1 Corinthians 3:11 - (Jan 27-Feb 3)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from 1 Corinthians.  Here, Paul warns us not to lay a foundation other than Jesus Christ.  We are all tempted to emphasize certain Scriptures and de-emphasize others in order to make God's Word fit our world-views.  When we do this, we are...

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Tags: adoption, bride, context, experiences, father, feelings, foundation, husband, intellect, jesus christ, sons, wife, word of god, worldview, out of context

Berean Lamp Devotional - Do You Trust God with Your Sin?

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“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9 NASB). God’s call to the unbelieving world is to “repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of...

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Tags: adoption, change, confess, fear, forgiveness, holy spirit, jesus, judgment, love, new creature, repent, sanctification, sin, trust, practising sin

Berean Lamp Devotional - Child of God, Bride of Christ

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“Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready” (Revelation 19:7). God uses many metaphors to describe the Believer, including “sheep.”  Now, we aren’t actually sheep, but we...

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Tags: adoption, betrothal, bride, bridegroom, child of god, divorce, glorification, jesus, justification, sanctification, wedding

Berean Lamp Devotional 26 - Treasure in Heaven

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“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal” (Matthew 6:19). We have all had treasures in our lives—things we stored away in safe places and delighted in. When I was a child my greatest treasures had to...

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Tags: treasure, inheritance, lineage, ancestry, child of god, family, adoption


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