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Power over the evil one through prayer

Martyn Lloyd-Jones writes: The power of the devil is alarming. Our Lord says to Peter, Satan has desired to have you, that he may sift you like wheat. These are indications of his tremendous power. But perhaps the ultimate proof … Continue reading

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Kill or be killed

Do you mortify; do you make it your daily work; be always at it while you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you. —John Owen, “On the Mortification of Sin,” … Continue reading

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What kind of religion is this?!

[Via Justin Taylor] “In a sermon Dick Lucas once preached, he recounted an imaginary conversation between an early Christian and her neighbor in Rome. “Ah,” the neighbor says. “I hear you are religious! Great! Religion is a good thing. Where … Continue reading

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How Adam broke the ten commandments

[Via Ray Ortlund] 1.  Adam chose another god for himself. (Exo 20:2-3) 2.  He idolized and deified his own belly. (Exo 20:4) 3.  He did not hallow the name of God. (Exo 20:7) 4.  He did not observe the rest … Continue reading

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Ephesians 4:29 in the Age of Facebook

[Via Kevin DeYoung] Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. (Eph. 4:29 ESV) I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Our response to Satan’s accusations

We are accepted by God by the Blood of Jesus Christ! WHEE! *** Satan accuses Christians day and night. It is not just that he will work on our conscience to make us feel as dirty, guilty, defeated, destroyed, weak, … Continue reading

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Imperatives – Indicatives = Impossibilities

After attending tonight’s RBC conference on ‘A lasting relationship in a messed up world’, I’m once again reminded of the power of God’s promises and our identity in Christ. We are called to flee from sexual immorality (1 Cor 6:18). … Continue reading

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