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The Role of Sanctification, Part III

Sanctification is fostered through the Means of Grace God, in his sovereign wisdom, appointed specific and objective means of grace by which he saves, nourishes, grows, and matures his children spiritually (Acts 2:42). Those primary means are the Word of God, sacraments, and prayer (I Cor. 1:18; Heb. 4:12; I Cor. 10:16-17; I Pet. 3:21; Mt. 6:5-15). When faithfully dischar...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: March 22, 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015: AMLuke 12:35-48 Why must God's people "be ready" for Christ's return? Why did Jesus use the example of the thief in the night?What does it mean practically for God's people to be ready for Christ's return? What did Pastor Jon mean by "expectant watchfulness"?Why does Jesus call himself the "Son of Man"?What is the significance of the master serving...

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The Nuts & Bolts of Sanctification, Part II

The Nuts Bolts of Sanctification, Part II Definitive and Progressive Sanctification The grammar of God's Word teaches us that believers are sanctified (definitive sanctification), and are presently being sanctified (progressive sanctification). We have been set apart as holy (I Cor. 1:2), and are thus called to be holy (I Pet. 1:14-16; Col.3:1-17). God has definitively ...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: March 15, 2015

Sunday, March15, 2015: AMLuke 12:13-34 Why is it the height of folly not to consider the reality of death?Why does Christ tell the disciples that life is more than food or clothing? Why is it important for us to hear that truth as well?What is the antidote to worry? Why should Christians not give in to a life of worry and anxiety?Why does Jesus bring up the example of the...

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The Nuts and Bolts of Sanctification, Part I

The Nuts and Bolts of Sanctification, Part I God's saving grace in Christ is much bigger and more comprehensive than one might initially think. God's grace not only rescues, it renovates. It not only justifies, it sanctifies. It not only reconciles, it renews. It not only propitiates, it purifies. It not only delivers, it matures. Indeed, the sovereign grace of God not on...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: March 8, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015: AMLuke 12:13-34 What was the deeper problem of the two brothers?How did Jesus answer them?How can we often be like these two brothers?In Jesus' parable, what was wrong with the man's attitude?How should Christian's view their finances, time, and lifespan? Why?Why is this parable not a statement against wealth?How does Christ make us rich? How are we...

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Walking with God, Part III

Walking With God, III In John's first epistle we are exhorted to walk in the light of God's presence and truth, not in the darkness of this fallen world. He states, "If we say we have fellowship with Him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of...

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Sermon Discussion Questions: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015: AM
Luke 12:1-12 Pastor Jon said that Christ was not preaching an "easy believe-ism" - what did he mean?What is hypocrisy, and why does Jesus compare it to "leaven"?What does it mean to "flee" hypocrisy? How can this happen practically in your life?What does it mean to fear God instead of men? How do Christians practice the fear of God?What does it...

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