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Was Paul an abuser before he was converted?

Prior to his conversion, Paul was on a religious crusade to crush the idea that this dead guy Jesus was the Messiah. Paul thought that idea was blasphemous to God, so he was trying to stop it spreading. He was wanting to protect the people of God from being sucked into that error. He fervently persecuted Christians, …

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Only the judgement morning will reveal who the converts really are

George Whitefield was an evangelist in the eighteenth century. He was converted in his early adulthood and then he became an ordained Anglican minister. Whitefield held to the 5 Solas of the Reformation: Sola Scriptura (“Scripture alone”): The Bible alone is our highest authority. Sola Fide (“faith alone”): We are saved through faith alone in Jesus Christ. Sola Gratia (“grace …

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What it means to be dead to the law – by Sam Powell

This sermon by Ps Sam Powell is a good explanation of what it means to be saved. Sam begins by talking about the errors of both “easy believism” and “lordship salvation”. Then he explains that the wife/husband analogy in Romans 7:1-2 is not addressing the biblical grounds for divorce and remarriage.  (So, dear reader, please …

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The Wisdom of Solomon — sermon by Ps Sam Powell

We suggest you listen to this excellent sermon in tandem with Jeff Crippen’s article: Wise as Serpents: Does the Christian Still Have an Evil Heart? The Wisdom of Solomon Sermon on 1 Kings 3:15-28 by Ps Sam Powell The reason we suggest you listen to the sermon in tandem with Ps Jeff Crippen’s article is …

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Living with Deceitful Men — sermon by Ps Sam Powell

Living with Deceitful Men Psalm 120 (NKJ) Ps Sam Powell   In my distress I cried to the Lord, And He heard me. Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips And from a deceitful tongue. What shall be given to you, Or what shall be done to you, You false tongue? Sharp arrows of …

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David’s sin against Bathsheba and Uriah

Today we are sharing two sermons by Ps Sam Powell. David’s Rise and Fall,  2 Sam 7:1-11 At the start of this sermon Ps Powell explains what reformed theology teaches about the doctrine of election, and how the “U” in the acronym T.U.L.I.P. has been misunderstood and distorted by many people. Then he talks about …

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