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  • September 17, 2019
    What Christ Does with Our Sins (Part 4)
    Loving and Trusting God, Theology
    In Jesus, we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace....Walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant...
  • September 12, 2019
    What Christ Does with Our Sins (Part 3)
    Loving and Trusting God, Theology
    Christ Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by His wounds you have been healed. For you were like sheep going astray, but now you...
  • September 9, 2019
    What Christ Does with Our Sins (Part 2)
    Loving and Trusting God, Theology
    Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity. Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a...
  • September 2, 2019
    What Christ Does with Our Sins (Part 1)
    Loving and Trusting God, Theology
    Jesus said: Your sins are forgiven....Go in peace....I do not condemn you....Go now and leave your life of sin. (Luke 7:48,50; John 8:11) Even solid Christians sometimes lack assurance of salvation. Martin Luther, John Calvin, Charles Spurgeon, and C. S....
  • August 24, 2019
    Christ-like Love: Discuss Without Arguing
    Counseling, Service, Wise living
    Used at Belhaven University and in the class: Christ-likeness—The Fruit of the Holy Spirit Anything which lacks love is worthless in God’s sight and displeasing to Him....This knowledge about which you Corinthians boast, is in the opposite camp to love,...
  • August 19, 2019
    Christ-like Love: Giving and Praying
    Counseling, Service, Wise living
    Used at Belhaven University and in the class: Christ-likeness—The Fruit of the Holy Spirit My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you....And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is...
  • August 14, 2019
    Christ-like Love: Listening and Speaking
    Counseling, Service, Wise living
    Used at Belhaven University and in the class: Christ-likeness—The Fruit of the Holy Spirit Our Lord Jesus said, “Whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”1 Christ brings us eternal life with...
  • August 5, 2019
    Hiding In Jesus
    Counseling, Hymn Stories, Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God, Wise living
    You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance....The Lord has become my fortress, and my God the rock in whom I take refuge. (Psalm 32:7; 94:22) William Cushing William Orcutt Cushing...
  • July 31, 2019
    The Blue Marble Revisited and Peace in Christ
    Loving and Trusting God, Theology
    Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom....So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and...
  • July 26, 2019
    Christ is My Inheritance
    Loving and Trusting God, Theology
    I am your share and your inheritance....Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from...
  • July 21, 2019
    Christ is My Strong Tower
    Loving and Trusting God, Theology
    For you (Christ) have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe....The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe....The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He...
  • July 17, 2019
    Christ is My Hope, My Trust, My Confidence
    Loving and Trusting God, Theology
    For You are my hope; O Lord God, you are my trust and the source of my confidence from my youth. From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother's womb. I will ever...

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