Monthly Archives: September 2010

Following Jesus [Part 4, Reality of Disobedience]

Amazingly, Jesus did not always have the crowds cheering. As we follow Him from the dinner table at the house of a Pharisee in Luke 14:1, through the afternoon of His dining, walking and teaching, (all the way to Luke … Continue reading

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Mortification of Sin

We are currently working our way through one of the great puritan works of all time, John Owen’s Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers. This work deals with the duty and power of the Christian to overcome sin. Not … Continue reading

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Following Jesus [Part 3, Shrewd Dealing]

Again we seek to identify the distinguishing marks of the true Disciple of Jesus Christ. What does it look like for us to “deny ourselves daily, take up our cross and follow Him?” (Luke 9:23-25)  Last time we noted that … Continue reading

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Following Jesus [Part 2, Mortification of Sin]

Last time we considered Jesus demand on those who would follow Him to deny themselves and take up their cross and follow Him Luke 9:23. We examined that teaching and found that it requires the relinquishing of personal rights and … Continue reading

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Following Jesus [Part 1]

What does it mean to “follow Jesus?” Is it just to take the name of Christian or does it go farther than that? Jesus said to His disciples, Luke 9:23 “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny … Continue reading

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Covenant of Grace

What is the Covenant of Grace? We have been studying the Westminster Shorter Catechism in our Wednesday evening prayer meetings for the last few months. After understanding the scathing effects of the Fall on all of humanity. It seems that … Continue reading

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