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Audience of One

John the Baptist was specially chosen before birth to herald the arrival of the Christ to save the world. If he was to decrease and Jesus to increase from there on out (John 3:30), what was the purpose of his … Continue reading

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Raised to Walk in Newness of Life

Chapter 6 in Romans is exhilarating even though it’s main focus is death. But when that death results in life and freedom, it’s a different story. When your favorite team wins the big game you want to read and hear … Continue reading

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It’s Just That Simple

My professor used to say all the time after pronouncing some truth, “It’s just that simple.” Well, salvation and eternal life and the assurance thereof boils down to whether or not you have the Son. Now you may wonder if … Continue reading

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Victorious on Appeal

21 Corresponding to that, baptism now saves you—not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience—through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, 22 who is at the right hand of God, having gone … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

13 Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him. 14 But John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?” 15 … Continue reading

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