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His Name | Matthew 6:9

hallowed be your name Matthew 6:9 ESV   Now that we have fixed our eyes upon our Father in heaven to whom we pray, we will spend the remaining six sermons studying the six petitions that Jesus instructs us to pray. The first three petitions focus on God (His name, His kingdom, and His will), …

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Calvin on Avoiding Ungodliness and Worldly Desires

While reading through Banner of Truth's beautiful gift edition of Calvin's A Guide to Christian Living, which is itself a short section from his Institutes, I read this powerful section and thought it quite worth sharing. But really, buy and read the whole thing. Ligonier also published a translation called A Little Book on the Christian Life. Elsewhere …

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The Wrath and Mercy of God | Genesis 7-8

The event described within these two chapters is one of the most monumental in all of human history. Some may find a global flood to be difficult to believe; however, the presence of similar versions of the story being present in nearly every culture speaks of its reality. Herein we see the wrath of God …

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Our Father | Matthew 6:9

Our Father in heaven Matthew 6:9 ESV   We fittingly place our study of the Lord’s Prayer after our study of the Apostles’ Creed. The creed provides us with the foundational information for who God is, and knowledge of God is, of course, quite necessary for us to properly pray to Him. Having established, therefore, a …

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Why We Need the Lord’s Prayer

Of the Lord’s Prayer, Tertullian wrote that it “is comprised of the whole Gospel” (I). Cyprian called it “a loving and friendly prayer to beseech God with His own word, to come up to His ears in the prayer of Christ” (3). Augustine said that “the words our Lord Jesus Christ has taught us in …

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The Grief and Grace of God | Genesis 6

We now enter the third primary section of the first eleven chapters of Genesis: the Flood. The following five chapters of Scripture will deal with God’s judgment upon all of humanity in the form of a great deluge and the sequential events that occur around it. In many ways, this is a great reordering of …

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The Life Everlasting

the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.   For our final study of the Apostles’ Creed, we will study the final three lines: the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen. These fundamental declarations are appropriate ones to conclude upon since they address our future and eternal state and our …

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