Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Appropriating the Gospel

I have often wondered why some professing Christians show so little progress in the faith while others develop an immediate love for the Word of God and experience the transforming power of the Holy Spirit in a dramatic way. For … Continue reading

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Building Intimacy With Christ

We recently moved to a retirement community in suburban Chicago. It is a lifestyle entirely unlike any other we have ever experienced. Since everyone is from the same generation, we share many of the same values. Tastes in music run … Continue reading

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Salvation Is Not By Choice

We live in an American Christian culture that places a premium on decision making. We have a proud heritage of individual rights bestowed by our founding fathers that enshrines freedom as the defining feature of our government. We carry this … Continue reading

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Seeing Scripture Through New Spectacles

Just think of Reformed Theology as a pair of glasses that corrects vision from blurry to sharp when reading Scripture. Continue reading

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The Key to the Kingdom

I recently did a search on Amazon.com on the words ‘forgive’ and ‘repent.’  I came up with nineteen books dealing with forgiveness and one dealing with repentance.  This did not surprise me since I have seen a lot of books … Continue reading

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How Can I Be Sure I am a Christian?

Perhaps you ‘made a decision for Christ’ at one time, but it seems nothing has changed. How can you know for sure that your sins are forgiven? Proof comes in the form of transformation. Romans 12:1-2 says, “Do not be … Continue reading

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