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The Pursuit of Holiness - September 2021

By David K. Bernard     In recent months we have identified five anchor points of the Christian life: faith in God, the Bible as God’s Word, Jesus as the revelation of God, the new birth, and life in the Spirit.

How Champions Are Made - September 2021

By P. Daniel Buford     Have I told you about my dogs? I have had several through the years. How about Spot? Part Beagle and part Catahoula Cur, Spot was a boy’s dog for sure. Or Reuben, my well-trained snow-white American Eskimo?

Life in the Spirit - August 2021

By David K. Bernard     The new birth is not an end but the beginning of a new spiritual life, which will culminate when the Lord comes for His church and leads us into eternal life. On this journey, we must not live according to the flesh (our old, sinful nature) but according to the Spirit.

Not Just A Fly-By-Night Operation - August 2021

By P. Daniel Buford     When I was a boy, there was a tiny wood-framed building about five miles east of my hometown. Situated south of Highway 12, on the narrow strip of no-man’s land between the highway and the railroad tracks, the derelict building had no identifying sign.

The New Birth - July 2021

By David K. Bernard    After faith in God, the Bible as the Word of God, and Jesus Christ as the revelation of God, the fourth anchor point for Christian life is the new birth. This experience is our conversion from sin to salvation and our initiation into the New Testament church.

O Sweet Wonder! - July 2021

By P. Daniel Buford     Did it ever dawn on you that nothing ever dawned on God? He never wakes up and asks, “I wonder what the weather will be like today?” He never turns to an angel and asks, “Will I need an umbrella?” No, He knows what is before it was.

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By David K. Bernard     In recent months we have identified five anchor points of the Christian life: faith in God, the Bible as God’s Word, Jesus as the revelation of God, the new birth, and life in the Spirit. A sixth anchor point is the pursuit of holiness, which is essential to Christian...

By P. Daniel Buford     Have I told you about my dogs? I have had several through the years. How about Spot? Part Beagle and part Catahoula Cur, Spot was a boy’s dog for sure. Or Reuben, my well-trained snow-white American Eskimo? Or Brandon’s Friend Mitzi (Mitzi) and Kismet’s Night Rider (Danny...

By David K. Bernard     The new birth is not an end but the beginning of a new spiritual life, which will culminate when the Lord comes for His church and leads us into eternal life. On this journey, we must not live according to the flesh (our old, sinful nature) but according to the Spirit....