But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Reformed Spirit - Apologetic Report
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 08:56

For the believer, death does not have the last word Featured

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When we close our eyes in death, we do not cease to be alive; rather, we experience a continuation of personal consciousness. No person is more conscious, more aware, and more alert than when he passes through the veil from this world into the next. Far from falling asleep, we are awakened to glory...

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Sunday, 11 February 2018 08:41

Faith in God and not Ourselves Featured

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Finally, realizing the truth about church growth should help us to keep going. It should encourage us to endure in the face of opposition, rejection or indifference. Ezekiel was called by God to preach to a people that wouldn’t listen—their refusal to listen took nothing away from...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 22:40

No Repentance in the Grave Featured

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The Bible clearly teaches that what we are when we die, whether converted or unconverted, whether believers or unbelievers, whether godly or ungodly, so we will be when we rise again at the sound of the last trumpet. There is no repentance in the grave: there is no conversion after the last breath...

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Monday, 05 February 2018 10:23

Not Because We Believe Featured

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“God chooses us, not because we believe, but that we may believe…”– Augustine (354-430)

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Monday, 05 February 2018 10:14

Word of God Featured

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The ultimate purpose of the Word of God is not theological information but heart and life transformation. 
- Paul Tripp
Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry p.51

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Monday, 05 February 2018 09:26

Christian’s Faithfulness In Marriage Featured

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The Christian’s faithfulness in marriage and faithful defense of marriage and gender is an act of Christian witness—indeed, one of the boldest acts of Christian witness in this secular age.Albert Mohler-We Cannot Be Silent: Speaking Truth to a Culture Redefining Sex, Marriage p.109
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Friday, 02 February 2018 20:51

Human Inability Featured

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We possess neither the ability, free will, power, nor the righteousness to repair ourselves and escape the wrath of God. It must all be God’s work, Christ’s work, or there is no salvation.- Michael HortonPelagianism: The Religion of Natural Man

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Friday, 02 February 2018 20:31

Church Attendance Neglected Featured

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In this way neglecting to meet with God’s people is a sign of overwhelming and outrageous pride. You have somehow determined either that the gifts God has given others are of no real consequence to you, or you have determined that you are so gifted that you can happily survive without. The...

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Friday, 02 February 2018 20:01

Praying for the Unconverted Featured

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'You pray for the conversion of others. In what terms, now, do you intercede for them? Do you limit yourself to asking that God will bring them to a point where they can save themselves, independently of Him? I do not think you do. I think that what you do is to pray in categorical terms that God...

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Saturday, 27 January 2018 01:16

God's Wrath is Real Featured

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“It is because God’s wrath is real, that His mercy is relevant. Unless you have a real wrath, a real anger, the Biblical concepts of long-suffering, of mercy, and of grace are robbed of their meaning.”– Alistair Begg

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Saturday, 27 January 2018 01:13

With Gentleness and Respect Featured

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God calls us to be ready to make a defense for the hope that is in us,but notice that He calls us to do it with gentleness and respect. Apologetics isn't just for some Christians it is for all Christians.Burk Parsons With Gentleness and Respectfull article here

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Saturday, 27 January 2018 00:33

Doctrine of Perseverance Featured

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The denial of the doctrine of perseverance virtually makes the salvation of man dependent on the human will rather than on the grace of God.
Louis Berkhof
Systematic Theology p. 549
Can people who are saved lose their salvation? If not, then how do we explain those people who have fallen away? In this...

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Friday, 26 January 2018 21:36

Spiritual Shipwreck Featured

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Most people have come to the point where they say, “Well I don’t need doctrine. I don’t need theology. I just love Jesus.  That is a foolish statement.  That is a foolish statement.
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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 18:55

Sola Scriptura Featured

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“Once the highest view of Scripture is abandoned by any theologian, group, denomination, or church, the downhill slide in both its theology and practice is inevitable.” 
Scripture Alone: Exploring the Bible's Accuracy, Authority and Authenticity

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 18:45

The Trinity Featured

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“Within the one Being that is God, there exists eternally three coequal and coeternal persons, namely, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.”
― James R. White,
The Forgotten Trinity

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 18:39

The forgiveness of sin does not give us freedom to live in sin. Featured

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The forgiveness of sin does not give us freedom to live in sin.
~ Steve Lawson

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 19:08

Carnal Christian Featured

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“The doctrine of the carnal Christian[32] has destroyed more lives and sent more people to hell than you can imagine! Do Christians struggle with sin? Yes. Can a Christian fall into sin? Absolutely. Can a Christian live in a continuous state of carnality all the days of his life, not bearing...

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 18:54

Sola Gratia Featured

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“God Himself supplies the necessary condition to come to Jesus. That’s why it is sola gratia, by grace alone, that we are saved.” 
– R.C. Sproul
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Sunday, 21 January 2018 00:23

Sin is man's captor and slave owner Featured

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Every human being born since the Fall has come into the world enslaved to sin,under total bondage to a nature that is corrupt,evil and separated from it's Creator.No person is spiritually free.No human being is free of sin or free of it's consequences,the ultimate consequence,or penalty, for which...

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Saturday, 13 January 2018 13:20

The Trinity Featured

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There is one only and true God, but in the unity of the Godhead there are three coeternal and coequal Persons, the same in substance but distinct in subsistence.
BB Warfield
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Saturday, 13 January 2018 13:14

The best thing in life? To know God Featured

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What were we made for? To know God. What aim should we have in life? To know God. What is the eternal life that Jesus gives? To know God. What is the best thing in life? To know God. What in humans gives God most pleasure? Knowledge of Himself.
JI Packer
Knowing God 

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Saturday, 13 January 2018 11:40

Begin reading your Bible this very day. Featured

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“Begin reading your Bible this very day. The way to do a thing is to do it, and the way to read the Bible is actually to read it. It is not meaning, or wishing, or resolving, or intending, or thinking about it; that will not advance you one step. You must positively read. There is no royal...

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Saturday, 13 January 2018 10:44

The Work of the Holy Spirit Featured

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The work of the Holy Spirit is to take corrupted image-bearers who cannot glorify God, in whom the divine image is so marred that they will perish in hell—to take those marred and scarred people and to restore in them the likeness of Jesus Christ.John MacArthurStrange Fire - Session One 

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Saturday, 13 January 2018 10:22

It is sin to allow the past, which God has dealt with Featured

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Why believe the devil instead of believing God? Rise up and realize the truth about yourself – that all the past has gone, and you are one with Christ, and all your sins have been blotted out once and for ever. O let us remember that it is sin to doubt God’s Word. It is sin to allow the...

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“The Bible has no comfort whatsoever to give to people who are not Christians – none at all; indeed the exact opposite. The Bible has nothing to say to such people except to warn them to flee from the wrath to come. It tells them that the sufferings of this present hour are not worthy...

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