Posts tagged with ‘faith’

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This Amazing Book We Call the Bible

by Ladd
Whale Tail Cloud

I was talking to a friend the other night about our perception of God in relationship with the conquering of the Promised Land under Joshua’s conquest. Some of the most difficult to understand concepts regarding the goodness of God stream out of the conquest. Why did God say to slay all the men, women, and […]

This Is the Will of Our God and Father

by Ladd
reflection in water

“Who gave Himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,” Galatians 1:4 Knowing verse three is talking about Jesus would we really need anything more to understand the gospel? I’ve been studying Galatians fairly extensively over the last number of months and […]

Approach God’s Throne of Grace with Confidence

by Ladd
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14 “Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, […]

Warfare for Your Mind

by Ladd
dark-rose-buds

I’ve been hit between the eyes a few times in my life and every one has hurt. Now, I’m not talking literally, but in a spiritual sense when I say that there are times when a truth just bangs into your forehead with such power that you can’t excuse it or ignore it. This happened […]

Call to Service

by Ladd
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How many times in your life have you been offered a position in your local church? Probably, most of you have at one time or another in your life. It usually works that a church nominating committee go over the names of church members and then decide this person would be right for the job. […]

Jesus Matters…

by Ladd
couple at falls

Have you ever doubted God? I have always felt guilty for those times when I’ve asked myself, ‘is there really a God?’ Somehow I thought that to wonder and think through some of the deeper things attributed to, or said by God was treason to my faith. But was it? I’ve since come to a […]

“While we were yet sinners Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8

by Ladd
dandylines

1 “Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in our hope of sharing the glory of God. 3 More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces […]

The Awesome Grace of Our Salvation!

by Ladd
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1“Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, 2 with instruction about ablutions, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. 3 And this we will do if God permits.” Hebrews […]

God Is Good

by Ladd
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God is good. The are three simple words but so many people in our culture refuse to believe. They believe, if they believe anything at all concerning the possibility of God, that He is actually quite evil. They figure if He is all-good and all-powerful then why doesn’t He do something to alleviate the pain […]

Face To Face With the Gospel

by Ladd
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5 “Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. 6 The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. 7 The mind […]