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Delighting in the Salvation of the Lost in Evangelism

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Delighting in the salvation of the lost in missions is synonymous with delighting in seeing the lost come to delight in God....

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How Do I Get Started Gathering One-2-One?

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Here’s some steps to follow, both before the first meeting, and at that first meeting together....

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Stairway To Heaven

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Jacob’s dream of a stairway to heaven reminds us of the account of the tower of Babel (Gen. 11). In constructing the tower of Babel, humanity failed to fill the earth as God had commanded (Gen.9:1). They thought very highly of themselves, as if they were God. ...

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How Is Your Walk?

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How is your walk? Now I’m not referring to your strut or your swagger. Or whether you’ve got a hitch in your hip, or a prance in your dance. I mean how is your walk with God? Most often we describe walking with God in terms of closeness in relationship, and steadiness in progress. Sometimes people mistakenly associate walking with God with a Kincaid portrait and the ol...

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Already, Not Yet

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There are many things that we can view through this lense of promise and prospect or an already, not yet. When a blushing girl gets a ring from a nervous guy, that engagement symbol is a promise that they will marry. The couple has the promise already, but they must wait for their wedding day which is not yet. ...

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Witness, not Despair

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The Scriptures can give us great confidence like they did for the apostles, and others like Maskepetoon. Such confidence helps us to bear regular consistent witness with the testimony of the Scriptures....

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Charles Simeon on Expositional Listening (in modern English!)

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Christians spend hundreds and even thousands of hours of their lives listening to preaching. A believer who faithfully attends his local church and hears a forty-five minute message forty-five times a year will, over the course of forty years as a Christian, spend 1,350 hours hearing sermons. That’s more than fifty-six days of his life! ...

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The Priority of Expositional Listening in the Life of the Christian, Part 2

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Well, one of the greatest benefits of expositional listening is that it provides precisely the same benefit to the hearer as serial expositional preaching provides to preachers and whole congregations, when compared to personal study. It causes the hearer to be confronted by texts and applications that he might otherwise avoid. It forces the listener to deal with ideas and...

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The Priority of Expositional Listening in the Life of the Christian, Part 1

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There’s several things that the Christian learns and is reminded of as he gathers with others to hear the Word. Today we’ll look at how the act of expositional listening helps an individual believer relate to others; next week we’ll examine how listening fosters an individual believer’s private and personal growth in grace. As we go forward, it’s important to und...

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The Priority of Expositional Listening in the Life of the Church

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The life of the church flows from the Word, through the preaching of the Word, into the people who have been gathered and changed by that Word. ...

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