Peter Jones on True Spirituality

Although I already shared a quotation from Peter Jones' The Other Worldview two weeks ago, his description below of true spirituality is a fitting complement to the yesterday's sermon over being filled with the Spirit, particularly through singing and giving thanks. Also, here is a quick explanation of two terms below that are essential to …

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Be Filled with the Spirit | Ephesians 5:18-21

 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, …

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Him Who Sits on the Throne

The Goodness of God

https://youtu.be/E2W3BEvMKjQ You are good and do good;teach me your statutes. Psalm 119:68 ESV God brought the Israelites out of their slavery in Egypt by majestically displaying His glory. Ten plagues of apocalyptic magnitude He poured upon the Egyptians, His presence manifested in pillars of cloud and fire to His people as they fled, His mighty …

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Enlightened Hearts | Ephesians 1:15-23

https://youtu.be/Ado9GHKdis4  For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom …

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Biblical Worship

A Psalm for Giving Thanks (Psalm 100)

This sermon was originally preached in 2015. Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the LORD, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. …

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The Gospel Transforms...

How We Live (part three) | Colossians 3:12-17

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in …

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VIII. Theft | Exodus 20:15

You shall not steal. Exodus 20:15 ESV Having now studied the Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Commandments, we are prepared to enter the second half of the second table of the Ten Commandments. As with the previous three commandments, we will continue to seek three things from this text: the explicit meaning of the commandment, the …

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Our Hope | Colossians 1:3-8

We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word …

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His Provision | Matthew 6:11

Give us this day our daily bread Matthew 6:11   Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds …

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Partners in the Gospel | Philippians 1:3-5

I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.  Philippians 1:3–5 (ESV)   Paul’s letter to the church of Philippi is quite unique from most of his …

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