FEAR, THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM - P4

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“For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another” (Galatians 5:13). There is no free society without self-control.  Self-control restrains your passions, lusts, and desires from...

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GALATIANS 5:13 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (June 12-19)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another” (Galatians 5:13). There is no free society without self-control. Self-control restrains...

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Tags: christ, justice, holy spirit, fear, authority, law, self-control, christianity, fruit of the spirit, fear of god, united states, restraint, founders, goverment

ROMANS 3:18 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (June 5-12)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “There is no fear of God before their eyes” (Romans 3:18). We're continuing to explore God's Word concerning "The Fear of the Lord." This week, we're looking at why the fear of God is of great practical importance for a healthy...

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Tags: holiness, god, evil, righteousness, justice, fear, government, law, judgement, ten commandments, wicked, objective, measure, harm

JOHN 1:17 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (July 18-25)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ” (John 1:17). SERIES INTRO: In this Memory Verse for the Devotional Friday, we're continuing our series looking at the blessings of truth that man...

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Tags: ancient world, church, control, gospel, holy spirit, impartial, justice, knowledge, law, manipulation, partial, pilate, science, spirit of truth, truth, word of god, western world, free society

GOD PROTECTS HIS WORD - P7

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“The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever” (Isaiah 40:8). Attacks upon the Bible as the Word of God have been ferocious throughout history.  Attempts to undermine it have been exhaustive.  One such attack comes from...

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Tags: bible, god's word, jesus, law, protection, scripture, shepherd, the book

THE FATHER'S PURPOSE - P4

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“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose” (Romans 8:28). We know that if we ask our Heavenly Father “anything according to His will He hears us” (1 Jn.  5:14), “for...

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Tags: child, faith, father, law, letter, parent, purpose, seek, son, spirit, trust, upbringing, will

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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Tags: adoption, changed, child, dependent, eternal life, excuse, fruit of the spirit, god's household, grace, indwelt, jesus, justification, law, nature, new creation, new creature, righteousness, salvation, sanctification, sin, slaves

EXCEEDING THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF MEN

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“For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:20 NASB). Some have maintained that Jesus is saying we need to keep ourselves righteous to enter Heaven, or similarly that we must make...

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Tags: believe, bondage, christ, confess, credited, flesh, grace, imputed, jesus, jews, law, pharisees, riches, righteousness, salvation, self-righteousness, sin, wealth, legalisms

ARE YOU JUSTIFIED BY THE LAW?

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“Therefore the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith” (Galatians 3:24 NASB). Many people today still maintain that we must live by aspects of the Mosaic Law to partake of Salvation. For example, they say we must keep the Sabbath, observe...

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Tags: conscience, holy spirit, jesus, justification, law, legalism, moral law, mosaic law, righteousness, salvation

WHAT IS THE POINT OF GOD'S LAW? - P1

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“Because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin” (Rom. 3:20). The question of what God’s Law is and its relationship to the Believer has been a topic of confusion in the Church from the beginning. ...

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