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Holy Spirit: In Sanctification (Part 1)

Sanctification is “the separation of the believer from evil things and ways” (Vine’s). The verb “sanctify” refers to “the setting apart of the believer for God” (Vine’s), “to separate from things profane and dedicate to God” (Thayer). Sanctification could be … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer

The context: Death was near.  Jesus knew it.  He, with concern for His disciples, prayed. Let us observe for whom and what He prayed. 1.  Himself (John 17:1-5) “Father, the hour has come” (John 17:1a).  The reference is to the … Continue reading

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Jesus: His Pre-Existence

Did Jesus exist before His earthly birth?  The Bible affirms YES! Let us begin by examining John 1:15, which reads, “John bore witness of him and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me … Continue reading

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