Teachings tagged with ‘faith’

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How To Teach

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Homiletics: Modern definition: “The art of preaching.” Webster’s 1828 definition: “A branch of practical theology, which teaches the manner in which ministers of the gospel should adapt their discourses to the capacities of their hearers, and pursue the best methods of instructing them by their doctrines and examples.” Getting started: When you begin to think […]

Sharing Your Faith: Embracing Patience & Process

Sharing your faith with someone can seem daunting, and sometimes overwhelming, as it is often hard to know what to say. I run into people all the time that either think they don’t know enough Bible to share their faith with people or think that they aren’t any good at it and so don’t do […]

Living Wisely

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Far too often people endure hardship and difficulty because of the foolish choices they make. Despite God clearly telling us that “Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom” (Prov. 4:7), there is not nearly as much talk about, or pursuit of wisdom in Christianity as there ought to be. For example, when was the last time […]

Understanding the Book of Romans: Righteousness by Faith in Christ

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The book of Romans is the great doctrinal treatise that forms the foundation of the Christian faith and clearly sets forth that salvation comes by faith in Jesus Christ. Many people are overburdened by sin because they erroneously think it puts their salvation in doubt. Christians who believe in Christ think that if they commit […]

Justification by Faith

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This teaching shows that what Martin Luther proclaimed almost 500 years ago is still true. It examines the basic tenet of true Christianity – that any man who believes in his heart that Jesus Christ is Lord is justified by that faith alone, independent of any good works on his part. Good works should be […]