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by Jim Gallagher - 6 years ago

The Rescue of Restriction

Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death. (James 1:15) Sin is the most deadly force on the planet. It is the cause of indescribable suffering for innumerable people, yet for some reason we are often confused regarding its dangers. We think that God is trying to keep us from experiencing the fun things in life by putting restrictions on us. Pe...

by Jim Gallagher - 6 years ago

How to Discover God's Will in Every Situation

As we come to a crossroad in life, we look for an obvious sign to point us in the right direction, but it seems that oftentimes we find that the sign is illegible or non-existent. This is a very common experience for almost every Christian and can apply to numerous settings in everyday life. To discover the will of God can often be confusing and even somewhat frustrating.Whenever we face decisions we f...

by Jim Gallagher - 6 years ago

Developing Doctrine Responsibly

Acts 2:42And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. The word “doctrine” is a translation of the Greek word διδασκαλία (didaskalia) meaning “teachings,” and is used generally to speak of the entirety of the teachings of the Bible, but more specifically regarding what the Bible teaches on any particular subject. Biblical doctrine is...