Uncover All of Your Sins Before God

By: James Downing | Posted: Mar 08, 2015

Proverbs 28:13



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Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.

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Walking In The Spirit: Joy

By: James Downing | Posted: Mar 04, 2015

Galatians 5:16-26



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But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife,…

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The Spiritual Law of God: Divorce, & Oaths

By: James Downing | Posted: Mar 01, 2015

Matthew 5:31-37


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“It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery. “Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.’ But I say to you, Do not take an oath at…

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Walking in the Spirit: Love

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 25, 2015

Galatians 5:16-26

 

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But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality,…

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The Spiritual Law of God: Adultery

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 22, 2015

Matthew 5:27-30

 

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“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better…

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Walk in The Spirit - Part 2

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 18, 2015

Galatians 5:16-26


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[16] But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. [17] For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. [18] But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. [19] Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,…

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The Sin of Manasseh and the Mercy of God

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 15, 2015

2 Chronicles 33:1-17

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[1] Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty-five years in Jerusalem. [2] And he did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD drove out before the people of Israel. [3] For he rebuilt the high places that his father Hezekiah had broken down, and he erected altars to the Baals, and…

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The Spiritual Law of God

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 09, 2015

Matthew 5:21-26


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You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire. So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave…

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Walk in The Spirit - Part 1

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 04, 2015

Ephesians 5:1-18

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Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving. For you may be sure of this, that everyone who…

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Christ the Savior and Lord

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 01, 2015

Luke 4:16-28

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And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to read. And the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written,


“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,
because he has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim…

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