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Looking For Love Pt. 4; The Purpose of the Commandment

How does your understanding of God’s love effect your life? Can you say, “God is love.” or “I know that God loves me.” without in turn loving others? Can you take God’s love for granted? Certainly we all do at … Continue reading

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God’s Patient Love [Jonah Pt.9]

So, what does a story about a prophet of Israel going to preach to a bunch of Assyrians have to do with God’s plan working itself out in the Old Testament? Some of the Jews couldn’t figure that one out.  … Continue reading

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Looking for Love; It’s Source and Supply

What is love? In order to define it from a post-modern philosophical perspective it is just a certain way the chemicals in your brain respond to specific stimuli. It is nothing more than the firing of a synapse.  From a … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Repentance [Jonah Pt.8]

What is the impact of the Word of God on your life? When it all comes down to it, we have to respond to it in some way. As Jonah “called out” the people of Nineveh on their sin, the … Continue reading

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He Hears Us [1 John 5:14-15]

It seems that the Lord is speaking to me a lot about prayer lately. Last Saturday we discussed prayer in our Men’s breakfast (see post Praying With Zeal).  A couple of Sundays ago we learned a lesson in prayer from … Continue reading

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Interpreting Scripture, Part 2

Accurate interpretation of Scripture is of the utmost importance. If we are to live in a way that pleases God we need to understand what He has said. Last time at Donuts & Doctrine we looked at the basics of … Continue reading

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Getting It Together [Understanding Spiritual Gifts pt 8]

Now it is time to tie up any loose ends and instruct the Corinthians in what it means to be the Church of Jesus Christ.  As the Apostle Paul closes this section of his epistle, this is what he does. … Continue reading

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The Tools and The Job [Understanding Spiritual Gifts Pt.7]

We have considered the parts of ministry as the Apostle Paul has broken them down for us into two main parts. The Gifts of the Spirit and the Love required to use them are each a necessary part of a … Continue reading

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Love Doesn’t [Understanding Spiritual Gifts Pt.5]

What’s love got to do with it? According to the Apostle Paul, everything! Not just emotion, but real love, self-sacrificing love. We have returned to our study of 1 Corinthians to see that as the Apostle Paul instructs the Corinthians … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Faith

Does faith have an “anatomy?” you may ask. Doesn’t it just happen? It happens when we understand and accept a certain truth or proposition. But every time we say, “I believe,” that is not to say we have fully embraced … Continue reading

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