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  • The Pastor’s Prayer Life

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  • The Witness of God’s Spirit and People

    John 15:26–27

    Christ is with His people in the power of the Spirit in order to guard us and make us effective witnesses to Him. We dare not rest in our own strength, for we cannot remain true to the gospel on ...Read More

  • Inexcusable Sin

    John 15:22–25

    Jesus tells us in today’s passage that whoever hates Him also hates the Father (John 15:23). It is impossible to love God without also loving Jesus, so it is impossible to be reconciled to God except through faith in Christ ...Read More

  • The World’s Hatred

    John 15:18–21

    In his commentary John, Dr. R.C. Sproul writes, “We are not supposed to go looking for persecution or hostility, but if we never experience it, that should be a wake-up call to tell us we may not be as ...Read More

  • Friends of the Savior

    John 15:14–17

    We have the honor of being not only servants of Jesus but also friends to whom He has revealed God’s plan of salvation. Let us not fail to be grateful for that honor, and as we remember that we are ...Read More

  • Christian Love Defined

    John 15:12–13

    Christian love is costly, and it looks for ways to give of itself to others. Every day, there are little ways we can sacrifice some of our rights and privileges in order to love others, especially those in the body ...Read More

  • Jesus, the First and the Last

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  • Abiding in the Love of Christ

    John 15:9–11

    Do we love Christ? If we do, we will seek to abide in His love, and we will abide in His love by seeking to obey Him. As we do that, however, we must never think that our obedience merits ...Read More

  • Proving Our Discipleship for God’s Glory

    John 15:8

    Expositing the parable of the vine, Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John: “As Christians, we will bear fruit, but it will vary in degree. The closer we stay to Christ, the more fruit we will bear.” Since ...Read More

  • How We Bear Fruit

    John 15:7

    As Christians, we are called to abide in Christ and to have His words abide in us. Yet, all too often we seek to live according to our own wisdom, neglecting His words and seeking our own way. When we ...Read More

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