How Your Sanctification Happens

“Work out your salvation with fear and trembling for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and work according to His good pleasure.” Phil. 2:12-13. This scripture has always interested me. In speaking about salvation here, Paul must be talking about sanctification. As I mentioned in my last post, this […]

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Why Your Sanctification Matters

Salvation in theological terms consists of justification, sanctification, and glorification. Justification is what happens when we first give our lives to the Lord and are reconciled to the Lord. It is being born-again. It is what happened at Billy Graham Crusades when people walked forward to repent and pray the sinners prayer. Sanctification is the […]

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Post Inauguration Advice for Kingdom Citizens

Well it happened. Few believed it would happen. The polls said it wouldn’t happen. The press said it wouldn’t happen. I don’t believe Donald Trump even thought it would happen. But it did happen, and now that Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States, it is time to consider how Kingdom citizens […]

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How Churches Should Develop Leaders

Unfortunately, churches are very good at wasting leaders. By wasting leaders I mean wasting them for the purposes of the kingdom of God to meet needs in the local church. It’s a natural sequence of events, not motivated by malice, but it happens far too often. The pastor or other staffers are trained to look […]

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Six Kingdom Questions: Part 6

We now come to the last kingdom question: How does the kingdom reconcile creation to the creator? As we saw in part four of this series, the purpose of the kingdom of God on earth is to reconcile the four separations that occurred as a result of the Fall of Man. Reconciliation begins with one’s […]

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