Meekness

2022-03-10T19:51:05-06:00February 27th, 2022|

Date: February 27, 2022 ()

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Introduction: Meekness stands out as a unique character traait because it is a special combination of two traits often viewed as opposites--gentleness and strength.  Through submission to the work of the Spirit the inner man, gentleness and strength work in tandem -- this is meekness.   Meaning of Meekness Explained The word meek (or meekness) in found in both the Old and New Testaments. The Old Testament word carries the idea of (one who prefers to suffer wrong rather than to do wrong." The New Testament word promotes an attitude of submission in which one accepts God's dealings as good and chooses not to

The Breastplate of Righteousness

2022-02-15T13:43:03-06:00February 13th, 2022|

Date: February 13, 2022 ()

Bible Text: Ephesians 6 |

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The tactical purpose of the Breastplate The spiritual purpose of the Breastplate Christ’s righteousness protects your heart Christ’s Righteousness protects us from harm The Proper Use of the Breastplate of Righteousness Put off man's righteousness Isaiah 64:6 Put on Christ's righteousness Jeremiah 23:6 Seeking righteousness should be a high priority. Matthew 6:33 2. Loving righteousness will help me keep on the right path Psalm 119:100-107 3. Confession of sin keeps me righteous 1 John 1:5-10 4. Looking for the blessed hope will keep me righteous 2 Timothy 4:7-8 Titus 2:11-15

The Literal Interpretation of Scripture

2021-12-04T21:39:21-06:00December 2nd, 2021|

Date: December 2, 2021 ()

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Introduction As history has proven, scripture can be made to say just about anything. How is this possible? The issue is primarily not the scriptures themselves, but rather the method used to interpret them. Consider the two methods of scripture interpretation. The Allegorical Method Definition “This method of Bible interpretation treats the literal sense as the vehicle for a secondary, more spiritual and more profound sense. The emphasis becomes on the secondary sense, so much so that the original words or events have little or no significance.” Ramm Dangers It does not interpret scripture. The basic authority ceases to be the Scriptures, but the _______ of
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