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

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Saturday, 23 March 2019 01:16

Weekly Roundup of Links 3/18/2018-3/23/2019

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This is our weekly roundup of links for 3/18/2018-3/23/2019 from around the web. We hope you find the following articles helpful to your growth in godliness.

Our writing team writes all over the internet for a variety of publications like Desiring God, TGC, and much here.

  1. When Discernment Lacks Grace...

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Saturday, 23 March 2019 01:15

Weekly Roundup 3/18/2018-3/23/2019

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This is our weekly roundup of posts for 3/18/2018-3/23/2019. If you have any feedback on how we can serve you our readers better, I would appreciate it. Thank you for reading and allowing us to minister to you throughout this past week through these posts.

Monday 3/18/2018

The Exaltation of Christ by...

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Friday, 22 March 2019 00:30

#3: Offered to the Lord[Sermon]

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Join Dave as he looks at 1 Samuel 1:21-28.

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Authors: Dave Jenkins

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Friday, 22 March 2019 00:30

God Deals With Us According to Christ

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But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit...

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019 23:50

We Were Children of Wrath

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“in which you once walked according to the [a]course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience, among whom also we all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the...

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Defending Doctrine
In the twenty-first century, there are many challenges to the doctrine of justification. In one sense, I envy the sixteenth century Reformers—John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, Martin Luther—because as challenging as it was to defend justification in their day, the challenge...

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019 23:35

Death to Life

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“And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins,” (Ephesians 2:1 NKJV)

You were dead. The Greek word dead (nekrous) literally means ‘corpse’ or ‘dead body’. Paul is reminding the church of Ephesus they were powerless, trapped in their...

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Prayer Changes Our Study

Prayer is the means by which we implore the Holy Spirit to take up residence in our study time. Without prayer, our study is nothing but an intellectual pursuit. With prayer, it is a means of communing with the Lord. Prayer is what changes our study from the pursuit of...

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019 00:35

Reflections on John 15

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John 15:11, “These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.”

The world promises pleasure; it knows it cannot sustain the thirst within. So it continually offers new, fresh trinkets, ideas, pleasures, anything, and everything to entertain its...

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Monday, 18 March 2019 23:40

The Fullness of Him Who Fills All in All

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There is this strange dissonance, a tension in the Christian life that exists when we talk about ourselves, especially in Reformed circles. On the one hand, we want to acknowledge the dignity of mankind, made in the image of God to reflect His glory, but on the other hand, we don’t want to do...

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Monday, 18 March 2019 23:30

Anxiety, Encouragement, and the Local Church

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On today’s episode, Gary writes in today and asks, “Dave, I struggle with anxiety. Can you please help me understand why I should reach out and share with others in my local church about my anxiety?”

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Proverbs 12:25 and Hebrews 3:13 and...

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Sunday, 17 March 2019 23:58

The Exaltation of Christ

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Ephesians 1:21, “Far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.”

What is the most powerful force or person apart from the Lord God Himself that comes immediately to mind? Maybe you just...

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Sunday, 17 March 2019 23:50

The Pollution of Man

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Since the Fall of Man, each person has been born with a sin nature. By the sin of Adam, all men were made sinners (Romans 5:19). We were created to worship and serve God, yet that has been tainted and perverted. Instead of worshipping God we worship ourselves; instead of living for God’s...

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On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Greg Gilbert discuss the Bible’s teaching on assurance and how to minister to those struggling with issues related to assurance with the gospel, along with his book, Assured- Discover Grace, Let Go of Guilt and Rest in Your...

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Saturday, 16 March 2019 00:40

Weekly Roundup 3/11/2018-3/16/2019

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This is our weekly roundup of posts for 3/11/2018-3/16/2019. If you have any feedback on how we can serve you our readers better, I would appreciate it. Thank you for reading and allowing us to minister to you throughout this past week through these posts.

Monday 3/11/2018

Village Poet by Laura...

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Saturday, 16 March 2019 00:35

Weekly Roundup of Links 3/11/2018-3/16/2019

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This is our weekly roundup of links for 3/11/2018-3/16/2019 from around the web. We hope you find the following articles helpful to your growth in godliness.

Our writing team writes all over the internet for a variety of publications like Desiring God, TGC, and much here.

  1. These Cuts Are Leading Us to...

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Friday, 15 March 2019 04:25

Pain and Passion in Ministry

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You have heard the old adage, “I must catch up with the others for I am their leader.” Often preachers feel like this. I know that I do.

After I was called from the parish to the academy as President and Chancellor of a seminary, I sat at my new desk, the first morning after reporting,...

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Friday, 15 March 2019 04:20

#2: The God Who Hears[Sermon]

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Join Dave as he looks at 1 Samuel 1:9-20.

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Authors: Dave Jenkins

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Friday, 15 March 2019 04:05

The Hope to Which We are Called

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Ephesians 1:18-20, “18 having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, 19 and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to...

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Thursday, 14 March 2019 00:14

Wisdom and Revelation by the Holy Spirit

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Ephesians 1:17, “ That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him.”

When we read Scripture, we always need to understand as much as possible about the original context of the passage under...

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Thursday, 14 March 2019 00:03

Deconstructing KonMari

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This past weekend my wife had that look in her eye like she just wanted to KonMari something.  If you’re like I was until 11:35 a.m, Saturday morning and don’t know what the verb KonMari means, allow me to enlighten you. KonMari means to declutter. But it also means so much more...

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On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Dayton Hartman discuss how the already/not yet of the Kingdom of God fuels the Christian life and missions, along with his book, Jesus Wins: The Good News of the End Times(Lexham Press, 2019)

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • How...

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Wednesday, 13 March 2019 00:06

Reflections on John 14

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John 14:15: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”

Do you love God? Do you keep His commandments?

Those two questions are synonymous for the Christian, especially when we understand that love and obedience go hand in hand; and not only obedience but obedience grounded in love.

Chr...

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Christian women seem to love advice. We write it, share it, put it in pretty fonts on beautiful backdrops, set it to music. Most importantly, we buy it. Books marketed to women often invite to take better care of ourselves or better understand ourselves. We are convinced we can solve our own...

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 23:57

Paul’s Prayer for the Ephesians

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Ephesians 1:15-16, “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.”

What does it mean to you when a fellow brother or sister in Christ tells you he or she has...

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