Tag Archives: love

Temptation and Idolatry

The other day, I talked about the three excuses people give for giving in to temptation, and the one verse that refutes all three — 1 Corinthians 10:13. I then pointed out that verse 14 tells us that the fundamental … Continue reading

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Christians and Homosexuality [What if they love each other?]

Love, Homosexuality, and Presuppositions In the last two posts, we talked about homosexual desires and homosexual orientation. Another common argument given to, and by, Christians in defense of homosexuality is by appealing to love. The question is how anyone can … Continue reading

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1 Timothy [Love is the Goal]

The Lord wants there to be doctrinal purity in His church, but it’s not simply so that the church will be a repository of knowledge. False teachers tend to boast some kind of intellectual superiority, but it leads to arrogance … Continue reading

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God as a Warrior in Nahum

Even Christians who are firmly convinced of the authority and inspiration of the Scriptures tend to minimize, or explain away, descriptions of the wrath, vengeance, and overall warrior-like nature of God, such as we see in the book of Nahum. … Continue reading

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Gender Roles [Key New Testament Passages]

I’d just like to point you now to several key New Testament passages which pertain to our current discussion of the relationship between men and women; and I encourage you to do some further study… honest study… on each of … Continue reading

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PA Youth Camp Messages Online

I recently had the honor and privilege of being a speaker at Pennsylvania Youth Camp. It was such an honor to speak at this camp that has played such a major part in developing who I am as a Christian … Continue reading

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PAYC 2014 – Our Identity, and the Supremacy of Love [podcast]

In this message from PA Youth Camp 2014, I first talk about our need for Christ to transform us. There is nothing we can do to change who we are – only Christ can transform us. This leads into some … Continue reading

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PA Youth Camp 2014 – Loving and Obeying Christ [podcast]

In this message from PAYC, I talk about the relationship between loving Christ and obeying Him: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” – John 14:15 I recently had the privilege of being a speaker at Pennsylvania Youth … Continue reading

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PA Youth Camp 2014 – Knowing and Loving Christ [podcast]

I recently had the privilege of being a speaker at Pennsylvania Youth Camp. It was such an honor to speak at this camp that has played such a major part in developing who I am as a Christian and as … Continue reading

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The Resemblance and Mark of a Disciple

Luke 6:40 Last time, we looked at the Great Commission — Christ’s command for disciples to make other disciples, baptizing and teaching them to be fully devoted disciples of Christ. The second description of a disciple I’d like to point … Continue reading

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