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Why Expositional Preaching and Teaching Demand Good Biblical Reasoning–Part 1: What is Expositional Preaching and Teaching?

Regardless of whether you’re a Gospel preacher or a teacher, I contend that good, sound Biblical reasoning can only occur when we embrace an expositional approach to studying and sharing the scriptures.  This leads to

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 6 Soli Deo Gloria: Glory to God Alone

The last of the Five Solas is Soli Deo Gloria, translated “all to the Glory of God” or “to the glory of God alone.”  
 

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 5c Solus Christus: Christ Alone

So far, our understanding of Solus Christus has been guided by principles of viewing context, chorus of unity, and covenants mentioned in 1 Timothy 2:5-6.  We conclude our discussion based on characteristics of Christ. 


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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 5b Solus Christus: Christ Alone

In a previous blog, I discussed how we can view Solus Christus through the lens of Christ as our Perfect Mediator described by the context and chorus of unity recorded in 1 Timothy 2:5-6–”For there is one God, and one mediator also

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 5a Solus Christus: Christ Alone

At the heart of our understanding Solus Christus (Christ Alone) is a recognition that Christ is God’s Holy and Perfect Mediator.  Our key

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 4 Sola Gratia: Grace Alone

The Christian worldview about Sola Gratia, Grace Alone, frames our understanding about the Trinity’s role in the sovereign and redemptive

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 3b Sola Fide: Faith Alone

In last week’s blog, I described how the theme, context, and reference to righteousness relate to Romans 1:17 and Sola Fide. Our focus today is the

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 3a Faith Alone

Martin Luther’s understanding of Romans 1:17 strikes at the heart of Sola Fide (faith alone):  “For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, ‘But the righteous man shall live by faith’” (NASB).   We should view Sola Fide through the lens of the

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The Five Solas of The Protestant Reformation–Part 2 Sola Scriptura: Scripture Alone

The Five Solas of the Protestant Reformation are foundational truths of Christianity.  Although I provided an overview in a

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More Than Conquerors–Part 2

Having talked about the root and reasons why we are more than conquerors in a previous blog, I will talk about our responsibilities.   

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More Than Conquerors–Part 1

More Than Conquerors–Part 1  (Romans 8:26-39) 
 
How’s it possible for Christians to be more than conquerors?  Paul answers this question in Romans 8–one of the most doctrinally rich and far-reaching passages in the Bible.   One key verse is Romans 8:37 “But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through

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What’s the Deal with Delegation? Part 4: Improving Personal Prayer Life

When’s the last time you asked someone to assist you in church work?  Did they readily accept or reject your request? Did you regret your decision because of disastrous results?  Did things work the way you planned, if not

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