Conscience, Part III

The whole Christian life is to be love for God from a pure and sincere heart out of a good conscience. The conscience watches and afflicts us. The conscience is informed by our sources of moral information and by our actions. A clear conscience is necessary to have boldness before...

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Conscience, Part II

III. The Importance of the ConscienceThere is a profoundly important reason why every Christian should seek to have a clear conscience before God and man. It is simply this: a guilty conscience destroys boldness – Proverbs 28:1, The wicked flee when no one pursues, But the righteous are bold as a lion. A...

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BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES FOR VOTING

A Guide for South African Christians for the 2019 Elections A pastor, a church or even an association of churches has no business proclaiming one political party to be a better choice than another, or instructing Christians to vote for one over the other. The separation of church and state...

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Conscience – Part I

In South Africa, we are used to sirens. We hear police and ambulance sirens often enough. Many of us have security alarms in our homes, with sirens that go off when the alarm is tripped. Sirens are there to alert us of something that is wrong. God has placed something...

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Reasons for Perseverance – Part III

III. The Motives for Christian Perseverance For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister. – Hebrews 6:10. Two motives for perseverance are in this passage: The first...

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Reasons for Perseverance – Part I

“But, beloved, we are confident of better things concerning you, yes, things that accompany salvation, though we speak in this manner. For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and...

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Discipleship – Part IV

3. A Disciple Holds Onto This World Slackly… (continued) In ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’, the Pilgrims Christian and Faithful enter the town, Vanity Fair, which is a picture of the world. It is a massive fair, with the people selling all kinds of things. Everyone in the fair notices they are different...

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