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Fellowship with the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

Spiritual communion with God is our essential life as Christians.  It is the prerequisite to all revival.  This fellowship is the work of the Holy Spirit as He is the Spirit of all grace and sanctification.  The beauty and the glory of our communion with God show the emptiness all the attractiveness of the world.  The glory and excellence Read More

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Baptism in the New Testament

The glorious history of the Reformation has been entangled in the whole question of the efficacy of the waters of baptism.  It appears that impressive Gospel message of salvation by God’s grace alone, through faith alone, and in Christ alone has been ensnared by a Reformed tradition.  In the Reformed and Presbyterian world, a huge conflict has Read More

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The Practice of Idolatry Within the Church

By Richard Bennett and Randall Paquette Praise for Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” resounded from pulpit to pew.  It is evident that there are many Christians who, without reservation, are prepared to accept movies about “Christ,” even one in the Catholic tradition.  The question, therefore, that must be asked is this: In the Read More

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Beholding the Glory of God by Richard Bennett

It is glorious to grasp even slightly the excellence of the glory of God. It is through this knowledge the Lord God graciously enlightens our minds, convicts our consciences, redeems our souls, and rejoices our hearts. The Lord God is the author of all this, but we are His instruments to personally understand His Glory Read More
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Biblical Communion: True Fellowship with the Lord

Once a person stands before the All Holy God accepted in Christ the Beloved,[1] clothed with the righteousness of Christ, that person has the basis of fellowship with God.  In sanctification as He writes His law on the hearts of the believers, they strive to be holy as He is.  He is then their God and they are Read More

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True and False Worship: the Cross and the Mass

  I.  Introduction Worshipping God is that communion that exists in true harmony between the Creator and the creature man.  A. Before the Fall 1.  There were no restraints on relationship between God and Adam.  God spoke to Adam, laying out for him his duties, instructing him concerning his environment (Genesis 1:28-30), created a helpmeet Read More

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Salvation and the Sacraments

Quite a number of people have become Roman Catholics because of the appeal of the Catholic Sacraments. It is necessary therefore to see just what is attractive in these seven signs of Catholicism and to analyze the same in the light of Biblical truth. The most important difference between Biblical faith and Roman Catholicism is Read More

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The Normal Christian Life and Catholicism

We must deal with the apparent normality of Catholicism.  The Catholic Church is based on some of the great essential truths of God’s revelation.  She holds to the existence of a self-existent and eternal God, the Creator of the universe, of man, and of all things.  She teaches that in the Godhead there are three Read More