Will Worship, Col 2:18-23

In Col 2:18-23, Paul warns against will worship.  He warned us against being spoiled by philosophy and vain deceit in Col 2:8, against being judged by the law in Col 2:16, and against being beguiled by will worship in Col 2:18-23.  Will worship is the worship of your own self-will. ...

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Lent, Is. 58:5

The lesson today is on the observance of Lent.  Lent originated in the 4th century.  Jesus and the apostles, the foundation upon which our household of God is built, never observed Lent and did not set it up. Lent was traditionally observed with prayer, penance, repentance, almsgiving, atonement, and self-denial...

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Giving Satan an Advantage, Part II, 2 Cor 2:11

In Part I of this lesson, we saw that from the moment we are saved, we are in a battle with Satan.  He is our adversary [1 Pet 5:8].  God gives us his whole armor to protect us in this battle [Eph 6:10-18].  However, according to 2 Cor 2:11, there...

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Apostates Versus Good Ministers 1 Tim. 4:1-6

1 Tim 4 1-6 Apostates and Good Ministers CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Tim 4:1-6 Paul compares two different kinds of ministers, those who depart from the faith [1 Tim 4:1] and those who are nourished up in the words of faith and good doctrine [1 Tim 4:6].  Those...

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Sound Doctrine 2 Tim. 3:16

Sound Doctrine 2 Tim 3:16. CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Sound doctrine is found in the Bible. Doctrine is what the Bible says.  Scripture is profitable for doctrine – 2 Tim 3:16.  So, if you want to learn doctrine, then go to the Bible.  The trouble with Christians who get pulled into...

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