Monthly Archives: August 2010

Through-and-Through Christian Lives

“Vital Christianity is not limited to the times of so-called spiritual activity or the days or hours when we’re involved in obvious Christian fellowship. Jesus Christ is as real and dynamic at four o’clock Tuesday afternoon in the lab or … Continue reading

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Prayer Meeting: Pray through the Names of Christ

Beginning tonight, our church will spend our next several Wednesday Prayer Meetings praying through some of the names of the Lord Jesus Christ as revealed in the Gospel of John. For tonight I have selected three names of Christ given … Continue reading

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The Grace in Christ for the Strength You Need

“You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” 2 Timothy 2:1 1. We need to be strengthened. We grow weary in the Christian life. We are still quite sinful and selfish. We become easily … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Imitating our Working God

Warm encouragement here on a Monday morning on the privilege of imitating God in our work. Let’s get after it this week. “(God’s) energy and creativity are without measure. They overflow into everything He does. Drudgery and bare minimums have … Continue reading

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Praying for Revival

Here is another thought-provoking and heart-humbling insight from the ministry of John Girardeau. Douglas Kelly reports that the revival that broke out in Zion Presbyterian Church in 1858 came about after a long season of congregational prayer under the leadership … Continue reading

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The Effects of Revival

This is how the editor of the Beaufort Gazette described the effects of the 1857 revival under the ministry of Presbyterian preacher Daniel Baker: “Politics were forgotten; business stood still; the shops and stores were shut; the schools closed; one … Continue reading

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How to Lead a Bible Study

Here is a really helpful instructional video on how to lead a Bible Study by Steve Jeffery. The Bible Study is designed around helping your listener answer the three basic questions of observaion (what does the text say?), interpretation (what … Continue reading

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