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By Seth Meyers
Grace Bible Church, Louis Trichardt, South Africa
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Church History 36~ David Brainerd
The man who died at 29 and yet inspired the greatest missionaries in the world. 
34:29
June 23, 2021
Church History 34~ Richard Baxter
The man who wrote over 150 books and is called the "prince of pastors." 
25:22
June 23, 2021
Church History 35~ George Whitefield
The legendary evangelist who preached to thousands day after day for 30 years. 
39:50
June 23, 2021
Christian Family 10~ Family Worship, Psalm 78:5-8
What is family worship?  Five reasons a father should devote himself to this task. 
01:34:22
June 20, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 16~ The Ruler of the World, 14:30
Christ's enemy revealed.  The names of Satan explained. His activities examined.  12 master sins that lead the others.  21 temptations that Satan uses. 
48:09
June 20, 2021
Church History 33~ John Bunyan
The conversion and service of the poor, uneducated Bunyan. The Pilgrim's Progress. 
28:09
June 16, 2021
Church History 32~ The Westminster Confession of Faith
The Westminster Assembly. What is confessional Christianity?  Reformed ecumenism.  The value of a confession. 
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June 16, 2021
Church History 31~ Samuel Rutherford
The Letters of Samuel Rutherford Lex, Rex
34:05
June 16, 2021
Laboring to the End~ Sayings on the Cross 1
Five new glories revealed when Christ spoke on the Cross.
37:52
June 13, 2021
Church History 30~ Jacob Arminius
Arminius and his followers, the Remonstrants.  The Five Points of Arminius.  The Canons of Dort, the Heidelberg Catechism.
15:33
June 13, 2021
Church History 29~ John Owen
The Prince of the Puritans.  Communion with God. 
20:36
June 13, 2021
Church History 28~ William Perkins
The dramatic conversion of Perkins.  Writing a small but influential book. 
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June 13, 2021
Church History 27~ The French Huguenots
The St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre on 24 August 1572. 
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June 13, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 15~ Remembering the Words of Christ, 14:30
Joy, a longing after beauty.  Remembering the words of Christ.  How to identify a false prophet.  Why is it difficult to remember.  5 directions for remembering Christ's words.  Guarding against Satan. 
01:24:01
June 13, 2021
A Home Missionary, Mark 5:1-20
Marks of his savage past.  His freedom from demons.  15 ways to be a home evangelist. 
41:07
June 8, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 14~ The Right Response to Revelation, 14:28-31
Sympathizing with Jesus. How is the Father greater than the Son? A critique of rationalism.
49:11
June 6, 2021
Church History 26~ Henry Bullinger
Son of a Catholic priest converted and became a godly pastor. Built a church and home inspiring 6 of his sons to become pastors.
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June 4, 2021
Church History 25~ Hugh Latimer
Latimer's amazing conversion by the remarkable Mr. Bilney.  His resilience highlighted in 3 ways. 
35:33
June 4, 2021
Church History 24~ What was the Reformation?
The state of Roman Catholicism in the 1500's.  Believers outside the Catholic church.  The doctrines of the Reformation.  The politics of the Reformation.  Why are we Reformed? 
53:14
June 4, 2021
The Christian Home 8~ Divorce: The Permanence View, Mark 10:2-12
Observations from Mark 10 on divorce.  Paul's argument in Romans 7 against divorce.  A no-divorce syllogism from Ephesians 5.  The "exception clause" in Matthew 19.  Permanent marriage with unbelievers in 1 Corinthians 7. 
01:50:37
May 30, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 13~ The Best Gift to a Troubled Soul, 14:27
8 gifts that Christ gives.  5 tests for discovering true peace.  3 examples of peace from the martyrs.  
52:04
May 30, 2021
Church History 23~ James Bainham
A lawyer recants under torture then repents and dies gloriously for His Lord.
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May 28, 2021
Church History 22~ John Hooper
Manly death for Christ.
20:19
May 28, 2021
Church History 21~ William Tyndale
The man who translated the Bible into English bringing the clearest light to England. 
19:37
May 28, 2021
Church History 20~ John Knox
The life of the greatest Scottish Reformer. 
29:17
May 28, 2021
Comfort at His Coming, 1 Thess. 4:13-18
The Second Coming of Christ comforts believers. Loyd Kamutimbe
24:56
May 26, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 12~ How Can You Tell a True Christian? 14:15-26
The Lord gives a judgment. Directions for making good judgments. True believers love the Lord.  True believers obey the Lord. 
45:22
May 26, 2021
Church History 19~ John Calvin
John Calvin's upbringing. His confrontation with Farel.  Writing and preaching.  The Doctrines of Grace.  Calvin's teachable spirit. 
55:34
May 18, 2021
Church History 18~ The Courage of the Anabaptists
Conrad Grebel, Felix Mantz, and the best of the Anabaptists
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May 18, 2021
The Christian Home 7~ Limiting Family Love, Matt. 10:32-39
Confess before your family.  Adjust your expectations.  Evaluate your love.  Four historical examples of inspiring family love. 
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May 16, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 11~ The Spirit Comforts, 14:16-18
Seven truths about the Holy Spirit.  He is a Person.  He is included with the Father and the Son.  He is the Comforter.  He is the Spirit of Truth.  He is the Holy Spirit.  He is unable to be received by the world.  He is united to Christ. 
53:46
May 16, 2021
Church History 17~ Ulrich Zwingli
The Swiss Reformer in brief. 
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May 12, 2021
Church History 16~ Philip Melancthon
Luther's closest friend. 
16:45
May 12, 2021
Church History 15~ Martin Luther
Luther's conversion.  The 95 Theses.  The Diet of Worms.  His wonderful marriage. 
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May 12, 2021
Church History 14~ The Waldensians
The story of an entire people group's love for truth and family over hundreds of years.  The story of Jean Paschale.  The story of Joshua Gianavello. 
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May 12, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 10~ Greater Works Than Jesus, 14:12-14
Thomas Goodwin's definition of Believe. Synergism and monergism.  Why did Jesus have to leave before they did greater works? The greater works are found in the book of Acts.
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May 9, 2021
The Christian Home 6~ Solving Problems in the Home
Solving problems.  6 directions before the problem.  11 directions during the problem.  7 directions after the problem. 
56:36
May 9, 2021
Church History 13~ John Huss
The "Goose" Murdered by so called "Christians" 
18:56
May 6, 2021
Church History 12~ John Wycliffe
The Morning Star of the Reformation First Bible translation into English The young men he trained
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May 6, 2021
Church History 11~ Ambrose
A firm pastor in hard times. 
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May 6, 2021
Charles Spurgeon~ Power from on High
There is no greater example of the power of God extended over the whole of a man’s life than the life of Charles Spurgeon.
01:11:60
May 3, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 9~ How to Know God, 14:7-11
Man's need and desire to know God.  Knowing God as the cure for fear and anxiety.  Two views of apologetics.  Man's bent toward doubt and unbelief.  The method for knowing God. 
47:35
May 3, 2021
Church History 10~ John Chrysostom
John's education and maturity.  Four reasons his preaching was powerful.  His persecution. 
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April 28, 2021
Church History 8~ The Rise of the Roman Catholic Church
Categories of false religion.  Pagan and demonic elements introduced into Christianity over the years after Constantine. 
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April 28, 2021
Church History 9~ Augustine
A wild early life.  Amazing dedication of his mother, Monica.  Brilliant writer. 
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April 28, 2021
The Christian Home 5~ Three Views of the Family
The Smallest View of the Family, the Nuclear Family The Larger View of the Family, the Clan or Tribe The Largest View of the Family, the Family of God
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April 26, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 8~ Christ as the Unique Cure for a Troubled Heart, 14:4-6
Jesus' knowledge of ourselves vs. our own knowledge of ourselves.  The glory of the Way, Truth, and Life that is Christ. 
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April 25, 2021
Church History 7~ Pelagianism
Pelagius' teachings, and the religions that share them today.  Augustine's teachings, and the religion that shares them today.  Cassian's teachings, and the religion that shares them today. 
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April 20, 2021
Church History 6~ Constantine the Great
The conversion of Constantine and its long term effects.  Sacerdotalism: Citizens of the state become members of the church. 
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April 20, 2021
Church History 5~ Early Persecution
Stories of the early church's faithfulness. 
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April 20, 2021
The Christian Home 4~ Right and Wrong for Children
18 Biblical principles explaining the Christian view of children and childhood
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April 20, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 7~ Jesus Prepares a Home, 14:1-3
Jesus is returning to the earth to give us Himself.  What were the disciples afraid of?  How was Jesus encouraging them? 
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April 20, 2021
Church History 3~ Cyprian of Carthage
Perseverance. The story of the "lapsed" and the "confessors." 
17:53
April 13, 2021
Church History 4~ Athanasius
Standing alone. 
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April 13, 2021
Church History 1~ The Apostle Paul
His unique qualifications. Training, missionary service, and imprisonment.  The most amazing Christian who ever lived. 
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April 13, 2021
Church History 2~ Justin Martyr
His conversion. Evangelized by an unknown old man. Writes books. Dies by the sword. 
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April 13, 2021
The Christian Home 3~ Biblical Portrait of a Godly Woman
Observations on 13 passages defining Godly womanhood.  Contrast between the Bible and modern views.  
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April 11, 2021
Results of the Resurrection, Colossians 3:1-17
Seek the things above. 3:1-4 Kill the things below. 3:5-11 Put on the things of God. 3:12-17
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April 11, 2021
Christ the Firstfruits, 1 Corinthians 15:20-23
How Adam represents his people. Who they are.  How Christ represents his people. Who they are.  Application: Godly hope removes false fear. Godly fear removes false hope. 
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April 7, 2021
Revelation 22~ The New Jerusalem, chapters 21-22
Things not found in Heaven. Things that will be in Heaven.  No more Apostles.  The dimensions of Heaven.  The glory of nations in Heaven.  Rewards.  Sola Scriptura: No more Prophets.  
56:37
March 30, 2021
Revelation 21~ The Great White Throne Judgment, chapter 20:11-15
The earth and heaven run from Jesus Christ. Judgment according to works.  Difference between Hades and the Lake of Fire.  
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March 30, 2021
The Christian Home 2~ A Christian Woman Dishonored and Honored
4 ways the world dishonors women.  4 ways Christianity honors women. 
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March 28, 2021
Last Word of Jesus 6~ Spiritual Pride, 13:36-38
Peter asks Jesus two questions and receives two answers.  4 marks of spiritual pride.  5 dangers of spiritual pride.  4 cures for spiritual pride. 
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March 28, 2021
Christ for Us and God for Christ, Philippians 2:6-11
7 actions Christ did for us when He came to earth. The great result for the Son from the Father.  
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March 24, 2021
Revelation 20~ Believers Ruling the World, chapter 20:4-10
What will the Millennium be like?  How will believers rule the world? Two reasons God lets Satan out of the bottom less pit at the end of the 1,000 years.  
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March 24, 2021
Revelation 19~ The Binding of Satan, chapter 20:1-3
When will Satan be bound?  How will he be bound? 
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March 24, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 5~ The 11th Commandment, 13:31-35
The Son glorifies the Godhead and yet is exalted by them.  This is the basis for the command to love one another.  Two ways this command is "new."  What it means to love the church. 
51:35
March 21, 2021
Revelation 18~ The Second Coming of Christ, chapter 19:11-21
What happens at the Second Coming. The names of Christ.  Destruction of the Antichrist and the false prophet. 
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March 17, 2021
Revelation 17~ The Marriage Supper of the Lamb, chapter 19:1-10
Who works in sanctification?  Shared attributes of God vs. Unshared attributes Two-circle theology. 
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March 16, 2021
The Christian Home 1~ A Christian Man From Birth to Death
30 reasons man is the head of woman. Excerpts from Henri Junod's "Man from Birth to Death." Scripture's view of a Christian man. Definition of Masculinity. 
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March 14, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 4~ The Hypocrite, 13:18-30
5 Marks of a Hypocrite from Judas at the Last Supper.  2 Sources that consistently produce hypocrites.  3 Guards to protect yourself from the danger of being a hypocrite.  The stories of Bilney and Shaxton. 
53:37
March 14, 2021
Revelation 16~ The Great Harlot, chapters 17-18
Who is the filthy woman in Revelation? Political, economic, and religious elements. 
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March 11, 2021
Revelation 15~ The Bowl Judgments, chapters 15-16
The judgments of Revelation viewed as a whole. Good to rejoice in God's judgments. Each individual Bowl explored. 
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March 11, 2021
Death Undone, Gen. 2:17
Lord's Table meditation.  How did Adam and Eve die the day they ate the fruit? What are the effects of that death?  What happened after...
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March 7, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 3: Served and Serving, 13:6-17
Our Lord serves His people. Those not served by Him are not owned by Him.  Counsel for overtalkers.  Confession of sin after salvation.  Following Christ in humbly serving others.  
50:29
March 7, 2021
Revelation 14~ Christ's Judgment on the Earth, chapter 14:8-20
One of the most important passages in Scripture teaching the heaviest, weightiest matter, 4:10-11.  One of the clearest passages in Scripture teaching assurance of salvation and rebuking easy-believism, 4:12-13.  
38:36
March 2, 2021
Revelation 13~ Christ's Mercy on Earth, chapter 14:1-7
Who are the 144,000? Two kinds of hermeneutics. The gospel spreads to all the world. 
52:28
March 2, 2021
How to Pray~ Ephesians 3:14-21
What made Paul pray? Active involvement of angels in watching the church. What requests did Paul pray? Four requests that the church should be praying.
51:49
February 28, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 2: Christianity Summarized, John 13:1-5
Christ's love produced His humility. Which is greater, love or humility? The humility of Christ as a pattern for us. 
51:33
February 28, 2021
Revelation 12~ The Beast from the Sea, chapter 13
Who is the beast? His political and religious power. The Satanic imitation of the holy Trinity. Future government, but application to the present. The mark of the beast. 
44:15
February 26, 2021
Revelation 11~ The Woman and the Dragon, chapter 12
Identifying the "woman" of Rev. 12. Spiritual warfare. Guidelines for interpretation. Dealing with persecution. 
01:01:57
February 26, 2021
The Believer's Blessings~ Eph. 1:3-14
The seven blessings of every believer. What each member of the Trinity does in our salvation. Loyd Kamutimbe 
50:09
February 26, 2021
Can You Forgive Your Enemies? 2 Sam. 1
David forgave Saul though Saul had sinned terribly against David. Alpheus Nyalungu
38:33
February 25, 2021
Revelation 10~ The Two Witnesses, chapters 10-11
The mighty angel. The key to understanding the tribulation. The two witnesses.
47:19
February 16, 2021
Revelation 9~ The Trumpet Judgments, chapters 8-9
The Trumpet Judgments. Historic view of Revelation critiqued. Spur to evangelism.
59:59
February 16, 2021
All Things Under His Feet, Hebrews 2:7-8
The glory of the incarnation. The power of Christ’s exaltation. The meaning of all things subjected to Christ. These meditations should increase your love for Christ.
57:11
February 14, 2021
Last Words of Jesus 1: Leaving His People Prepared, John 13-17
The value of the upper room discourse. Jesus leaves his disciples. Preparation for service.
41:58
February 14, 2021
Revelation 7~ The Seal Judgments, chapter 6
The seven seal judgments.  
46:23
February 10, 2021
Revelation 8~ The Crowd in Heaven, chapter 7
Three views of Revelation. What is the great Tribulation? Comfort of Heaven.
37:45
February 10, 2021
Delivered by Grace~ Galatians 1:3-5
What is the Father’s grace? What does the Son do? How does grace help us? Loyd Kamutimbe
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February 7, 2021
Kings of Israel 55~ Miserable Failure, 2 Chron. 36
The final message of the kings of Israel. Viewing the kings as fathers. How does the history of the kings point to Christ?
50:22
February 7, 2021
Repentance vs. Penance, Luke 13:1-5
Differences between repentance and penance, true conversion and false. Alpheus Nyalungu
45:07
February 3, 2021
Revelation 6~ The Book Sealed 7 Times, chapter 5
The heaviness of true religion. The Lion of Judah. The company of the redeemed and the angels.  
30:08
February 2, 2021
Revelation 5~ The Throne of God, chapter 4
Journey to Heaven. Brief thoughts on the rapture. 12 descriptions of the Throne of God.
51:04
February 2, 2021
Fruit of the Spirit 12: Evaluation
Why are so many important virtues missing? Why do we need 9 different virtues? How do we know our basket of fruit is full? Four tools for self-evaluation. 
55:41
January 31, 2021
Kings of Israel 54~ Josiah, 2 Chronicles 34-35
A steady path upward. Parent's responsibilities in training their children. Godly use of youth. What is an idol? What are the common idols today? Two secrets about Josiah's life. 
59:59
January 31, 2021
Revelation 4~ The Seven Letters to the Churches, chapters 2-3
The main message of Jesus' Seven Letters in one word. What does it mean to "repent"?  Who are the overcomers? 
44:54
January 26, 2021
Revelation 3~ The Seven Letters to the Churches, chapters 2-3
What does Christ think of the church? Seven repeated elements in each letter to the churches. 
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January 26, 2021
Fruit of the Spirit 11: Self Control
Self-control is self denial. How self-control solves nearly all the problems in your personal life.
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January 24, 2021
Fruit of the Spirit 9: Faith
What is faith? Is the fruit faith or faithfulness?  “As the soul sees the spiritual excellency and the glory that is in Jesus Christ, so the will doth set the highest value and esteem upon that excellency that is in Him, a value and esteem far above what a man hath for all other things whatsoever; and this is to believe.” Thomas Goodwin
45:30
January 17, 2021
Kings of Israel 53~ Grace to the Humble, 2 Chron. 33:1-20
The 14 sins of Manasseh. Amazing grace to the worst of men. 
55:39
January 17, 2021
Revelation 2~ The Entrance of the Lord, chapter 1:8-20
Verse by verse teaching. John meets the Lord Jesus Christ.
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January 12, 2021
Revelation 1~ Views of Revelation, chapter 1:1-7
Verse by verse teaching on the first seven verses.
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January 12, 2021
Fruit of the Spirit 10: Gentleness
What is Gentleness? Power under control in our treatment of others. With whom must we be gentle? Is gentleness masculine? Who was gentle in Scripture? 
44:11
January 10, 2021
Kings of Israel 52~ A Portrait of Devotion, 2 Chronicles 29-32
The first three months of Hezekiah’s 29 years. Hardships sent by God.
59:18
January 10, 2021
Fruit of the Spirit 8: Goodness
Four marks of goodness according to the world. The definition of goodness from the New Testament. Three benefits of goodness.
56:26
January 3, 2021
A Prayer for Perspective on Time~ Psalm 39:4
Brief description of the new South African law. An examination of the shortness of life. Three reasons men do not feel like David. Six ways to live according to this prayer.  
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January 3, 2021
Fruit of the Spirit 7: Kindness
Kindness is considering The feelings, needs, and situations of others. A look at the world’s false kindness. A look at the kindness of the church and then of our Savior.
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December 27, 2020
Soul Winning~ Daniel 12:3
The stars in heaven will be the evangelists on earth. Three descriptions of a soul winner. Four motives to be a soul winner. Four methods to begin.
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December 27, 2020
The Word Became Flesh~ John 1:14
John Owen said the incarnation is the most noble, useful, and beneficial glory of Christ to which we can give our minds and hearts. Is this true? What does it mean?
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December 20, 2020
Hermeneutics 17: Different Kinds of Scripture
Different genres of Scripture: Epistle, narrative, poetry, parable, and prophecy. How to do a word study.
52:56
December 15, 2020
Fruit of the Spirit 6: Patience
Definition of patience. Two reasons patience is particularly hard today. Three enemies of patience. Four examples of patience. 
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December 13, 2020
Kings of Israel 51~ Syncretism, 2 Kings 17:24-41
A gripping lively story of the blending of the true religion and false religions. The most common religion in Africa.
47:58
December 13, 2020
Hermeneutics 16: Practicing Purpose Statements on Ephesians
A practice case for developing a purpose statement using the letter to the Ephesians. 
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December 8, 2020
Hermeneutics 15: Developing a Purpose Statement
The five categories of information. Six rules for writing a purpose statement. 
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December 8, 2020
Hosea: Restoration After Retribution
The message of this prophet concentrated in one sermon. 
43:44
December 6, 2020
Kings of Israel 50~ Miserable Failure, 2 Kings 17:1-23
Four sins that led to Israel's failure. 
46:58
December 6, 2020
Loving the World~ 1 John 2:15-17
A man who has set his heart on this world is both in great danger and a great fool.
46:33
December 3, 2020
Hermeneutics 14: Exegetical Certainty
Laws of certainty. Kinds of evidence. Rules for evaluating evidence.
01:12:06
December 1, 2020
Daniel: God Rules Over the Governments of Men
Biblical principles for freedom of religion, civil disobedience, and Christian obedience. The best verses throughout the book called out briefly. 
01:01:30
November 29, 2020
Kings of Israel 49~ Falling Away Because of Prosperity, 2 Chronicles 26
The life of Uzziah teaches that prosperity endangers perseverance. Two reasons this is so. Answering some questions raised by the story. 
56:55
November 29, 2020
Hermeneutics 13: Identifying the Bible's System of Theology
How can you identify the system of theology in Scripture? What systems are there? The two methods for selecting a theological system. 
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November 24, 2020
Hermeneutics 12: Comparing Scripture with Scripture
How to interpret the Bible using the Bible. What does it mean to build a system from the Bible. Four methods for comparing one verse with another.
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November 24, 2020
The Christian Imagination~ Ezekiel 1
Ezekiel's prophecies begin with his startling description of clouds, angels, wheels, fire, lightning, and a throne. Careful attention to the details makes the story lively and penetrating.  
51:42
November 22, 2020
Fruit of the Spirit 5: Peace
Peace is a mindset of acceptance, safety, and friendship. Peace is when enemies become friends. Peace is when safety reigns over danger. Peace is settled confidence that danger, fighting, and hatred have been removed.
43:56
November 22, 2020
Ezekiel: “They Shall Know that I am the Lord”
The phrase, “They shall know that I am the Lord” occurs constantly throughout this book. How would Israel know their Lord? God's judgment and restoration of His people. 
46:44
November 22, 2020
Lamentations: Sin Brings Misery
Jeremiah‘s poem is a model for weeping over sin. Truths that are not comfortable to the natural mind, but that bring the greatest spiritual blessings.
43:17
November 1, 2020
Kings of Israel 48~ Falling Away Because of Bad Logic, 2 Chronicles 25
Causes of falling away 2: King Amaziah fell away because of bad logic. Sin is irrational. Three logical errors that Amaziah you made.
50:57
November 1, 2020
Hermeneutics 11: Laws of Language, Part 2
Part 2 of a crash course in grammar. Part 1 covered Verbs, Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositions. This covers conjunctions, word studies, and block diagrams.  
21:15
October 27, 2020
Hermeneutics 10: Laws of Language, Part 1
The true interpretation will always follow the laws of language. Verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives--how can you recognize these and make sense of the Bible with them. 
57:58
October 27, 2020
Loving the Truth: 2 Thessalonians 2:10 –12
The heritage of the reformation teaches us to love truth. Three observations from second Thessalonians. Description of modern religions and their disinterest in truth. Marks of the African indigenous church.
59:59
October 25, 2020
Hermeneutics 9: History and Culture in the Bible
The Bible is the best source for learning about its own history and culture.
34:54
October 20, 2020
Fruit of the Spirit 4: Joy
What is Christian joy? Differences between believing joy and unbelieving joy. 
46:56
October 20, 2020
Kings of Israel 47~ The Lives of Fools, 2 Kings 13-15
Nine kings of Israel covering nearly 120 years of history, and yet all of them are fools. Seven lessons to be learned from fools and sinners. 
44:47
October 18, 2020
Hermeneutics 8: Taking the Bible Literally
Test case of literal interpretation in Jeremiah 31.  Dangers of abandoning literal interpretation. 
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October 13, 2020
Hermeneutics 7: Literal Interpretation
Read the Bible according to the normal meaning of words.
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October 13, 2020
Kings of Israel 46~ What Happens Without Character, 2 Chronicles 23-24
When the godly are near Joash obeys, but when the wicked are near Joash is lost.
50:35
October 11, 2020
Hopeful's Testimony: What Does a Biblical Testimony Sound Like?
If you asked people how did you become a Christian, what kinds of answers would you hear? The answer to that question is one of the important parts of entrance into a Christian local church. How can a pastor decide to baptize someone or to include them in the Lord’s Table or to watch over their souls? The answer in part: He must listen to their testimony.
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October 11, 2020
Hermeneutics 6: The Context
Context as an application of the law of observation. The levels of context. Good and bad examples of observing the context.
51:54
October 6, 2020
Isaiah: God’s King for God’s People
The gospel according to Isaiah--66 chapters in 60 minutes.
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October 4, 2020
Kings of Israel 45~ A Useful Sinner, 2 Kings 9-10
The story of Jehu shows energetic, active, dramatic obedience, without true devotion to God.
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October 4, 2020
Hermeneutics 5~ Observation: The most important discipline
The first principle of interpreting the Bible. “Look at the fish.“  50 questions to ask about any text in the Bible. You can find the list of questions at:  https://www.sonofcarey.com/?p=2506
52:07
September 29, 2020
Fruit of the Spirit 3~ Examples of Love
Nine examples of love: Jacob, Moses, Jonathan, Hosea, the early church, Stephen, Peter, Paul, and the Lord Jesus.
53:09
September 27, 2020
Kings of Israel 44~ Spiritual Experience the Source of Evangelism, 2 Kings 7:3-11
A man who has experienced the grace of God and reflected on it must speak about it. Excuses people make for not evangelizing. Antidotes to those excuses. Practical methods for  evangelizing. Advice for those not evangelizing. 
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September 27, 2020
Hermeneutics 4~ Essential Presuppositions
What must be the foundation in the mind and heart of someone seeking to understand Scripture? If these things are absent, the Bible will largely be a locked book. 
14:39
September 25, 2020
Hermeneutics 3~ Using Tools
The most important tools to help interpret and understand the Bible. 
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September 25, 2020
Hermeneutics 2~ Exegesis vs. Eisegesis
One of the most critical aspects of Biblical interpretation is whether you will pull the meaning out of the text or push the meaning into the text from your own presuppositions. 
42:29
September 22, 2020
Fruit of the Spirit 2~ Love Observed and Detailed
Reasons love is glorious. Observations from first Corinthians 13 and the apostle John. Three common traps that stifle love.
50:14
September 20, 2020
Kings of Israel 43~ The Invisible Army, 2 Kings 6:8-17
Fiery horses and chariots are hidden from the eyes of the Israelites. What is hidden from our eyes? 
57:20
September 20, 2020
Great Books 25~ J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings
Three reasons Christians should read good fiction.  A summary of Tolkien's epic tale.  Lessons learned with quotations.  
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September 15, 2020
Hermeneutics 1~ What is hermeneutics and why is it important?
8 categories of difficult passages. A definition of hermeneutics.
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September 15, 2020
Fruit of the Spirit 1~ The Vital, Essential, Necessary Fruit of the Spirit
The first message in the series on the fruit of the Spirit.
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September 13, 2020
Kings of Israel 42~ The Love of Money, 2 Kings 5:20-27
Five truths about the love of money.  1. Love of Money enters our hearts without notice. 2. Love of Money tempts our hearts to all of their sins. 3. Love of Money separates our hearts from the godly. 4. Love of Money buys our hearts to this world. 5. Love of Money condemns our hearts to an enduring punishment.
53:41
September 13, 2020
Great Books 24~ Richard Taylor's The Disciplined Life
"Discipline is what moderns need the most and want the least."  This inspiring book sends the right message to a people who are too often slaves to their passions. A sober, convicting tone for a serious Christian. 
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September 8, 2020
Great Books 23~ Martin Luther’s The Bondage of the Will
A lively and logical response to Erasmus’ book on the will of man.
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September 8, 2020
The Biblical Glory of Heaven
"Hebrews 12:22-24 deserves a thousand thousand thoughts." Richard Baxter Eight wonders are listed in these verses that every Christian needs to ponder on a consistent basis.  
40:09
September 7, 2020
Kings of Israel 41~ The Killer Killed, 2 Kings 5
Pride nearly killed Naaman as it does to so many today. 
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September 7, 2020
What Is the Meaning of "Receiving Jesus"? John 1:12
People commonly say they have received Jesus as their personal Savior. But what does that actually mean? John 1:12 is the verse to which they refer, and it actually gives a clear definition.  
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September 3, 2020
The Sin of Anger
Anger is a common and dreadful sin. The sermon builds off Richard Baxter's excellent directions against anger in The Christian Directory. 
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September 3, 2020
Great Books 22~ John Frame's The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God
An introduction to Christian epistemology with John Frame's unique tri-perspectivalism.  
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September 1, 2020
Great Books 21~ Martin Meredith’s The Fate of Africa
History of the African continent, country by country, since independence in 1954. A fascinating, exciting read for anyone who is interested in Africa.
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September 1, 2020
Esther~ Deliverance for God’s People
An orphaned, refugee becomes the queen who saved her nation. The history has amazing parallels to New Testament Christianity as well as scores of insights about godly character.  
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August 30, 2020
Psalm 66:16~ What Has God Done for Your Soul?
Dakalo Rambau: God has done great things for the Christian’s soul. It is the responsibility of the believer to know them and then to speak about them in public.
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August 30, 2020
Great Books 20~ William Harris' Mr. World and Miss Church Member
The young Miss Church Member reaches out with a missionary spirit to evangelize Mr. World. But instead of changing him, she compromises by degrees. This allegory was written in 1901, but it sounds like a prophecy since it mentions Satan's use of literature, theater, and technology. Convicting and at times terrifying. 
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August 25, 2020
Great Books 18~ Alvin Schmidt's How Christianity Changed the World
Almost everything good that people desire today was invented, discovered, or influenced by Jesus Christ through His followers. A fast ride through different historical improvements.  
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August 25, 2020
Great Books 19~ Jay Adams’ Preaching With Purpose
This little book helped me by directing me to search for the purpose of each passage before I preach. Thank you, Jay Adams. 
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August 25, 2020
Nehemiah: Rebuilding a Godly Society
After the Jews have suffered the consequences of their sin, and after they have rebuilt their temple, they can then turn to rebuilding their society. Nehemiah is filled with practical instruction on a Christian view of work, politics, economics, and worship.
56:02
August 23, 2020
Kings of Israel 40~ Habitual Sins, 2 Chron. 18:1-3; 19:1-2; 20:35-37
From the life of Jehoshaphat: 11 descriptions of habitual sins with some hints as to a cure. The terror and evil of sin is multiplied when the soul practices it by habit. 
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August 23, 2020
Great Books 17~ John MacArthur’s Biblical Doctrine
A brief explanation of the systematic theology published by John MacArthur, Richard Mayhue, and The Master’s Seminary faculty.
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August 18, 2020
Great Books 16~ Max Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
Where did capitalism come from? What produced the amazing wealth of the last 200 years especially in America? In 1904, Max Weber offered the theory that reformed theology was the deciding factor that produced the amazing wealth of capitalistic countries. there are three reasons that he says that.
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August 18, 2020
Great books 15~ Herman Melville‘s Moby Dick
At 32 years old, Melville published a book that would be ignored and neglected, until 20 years after his death. Today Moby Dick is justly celebrated because of the powerful battle between Captain Ahab and the mysterious, unconquerable Whale.  Though Ahab devotes himself to his hatred of the Great Whale, he cannot overcome Moby Dick.  
48:56
August 18, 2020
Ezra: Recovery After Rebellion
Ezra shows how God brought the Jews back to their land after their terrible rebellion and devastating judgment from God.  
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August 18, 2020
Kings of Israel 38~ 2 Kings 1, Humility is the Difference Between Life and Death
Four observations about a prideful man, and six observations about a humble man. Three captains each commanding 15 men are sent to take Elijah. Two of them are destroyed by fire, and one of them survives. What was the difference between them?
49:48
August 16, 2020
Great books 14~ Mortimer Adler‘s How to Read a Book
15 rules for understanding great books. Including the four levels of reading: elementary, inspectional, analytical, syntopical.
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August 16, 2020
George and Sarah Boardman~ Unknown, Yet Greatly Used
George and Sarah Boardman are practically unknown today, but they were giants in the faith. Stuart, The Three Mrs. Judsons, pages 115-216. Anderson, To the Golden Shore, pages 380-440. Tucker, From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya, pages 130-132. Neil, A History of Christian Missions, pages 294-295.
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August 9, 2020
Kings of Israel 39~ 2 Kings 2: Spiritual Power
Elijah tests Elisha by urging him to stay behind three different times, but Elisha perseveres and then asks for spiritual power. Spiritual power is the first request and only hope for a godly man in a pagan nation.
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August 9, 2020
Great Books 13~ Kate Bowler’s Blessed
A history of the prosperity gospel America. Filled with quotes and examples of some of the worst false teaching and cultic examples.
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August 4, 2020
Take Hold of Christ~ 1 Timothy 6:12
Take Hold of Christ~ 1 Timothy 6:12 What does it mean to believe in Christ? Two things are important: the nature of believing and the object of believing. Also, 8 directions from Richard Baxter on how to be soundly converted.
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August 2, 2020
Great Books 12~ Thomas Sowell’s Race and Culture
What causes the difference between ethnic groups? In his excellent work, black American Thomas Sowell places a lot of facts on the table. A must read book. 
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July 28, 2020
Great Books 11~ John MacArthur’s Charismatic Chaos
A brief summary of the charismatic movement through three books, but mainly John MacArthur’s Charismatic Chaos.
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July 28, 2020
1-2 Chronicles: David's Descendants
David’s descendants, the history of God’s grace and man’s foolishness to the kings of Judah.
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July 26, 2020
Kings of Israel 37~ 1 Kings 22, True and False Prophets Compared
1 Kings 22 gives a clear account of the true prophetic ministry. What is a true prophet? How can you tell a false prophet?  
54:48
July 26, 2020
Great Books 10~ C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia 5-7
Great Books 10~ C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia 5-7
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July 21, 2020
Great Books 9~ C. S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia 1-4
Great Books 9~ C S Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia
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July 21, 2020
Job: God Uses Pain to Produce Humility
Job: God Uses Pain to Produce Humility
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July 19, 2020
Great Books 8~ John Piper’s Desiring God
A review of Piper’s best work introducing and defending Christian hedonism. “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.“
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July 14, 2020
Great Books 7~ C S Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters
A piercing explanation of the human condition told the words of a demon.
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July 14, 2020
Jesus Prays for the Believer~ John 17:24
Does Jesus pray for you? What does He pray for? How does He love the believer? How can you have confidence that you are His child? What does it mean to see His glory? How is He glorious?  
50:23
July 12, 2020
Kings of Israel 36~ 1 Kings 17-2 Kings 2, Bold for the Truth
Since he had the truth, Elijah was bold. Our world will call biblical boldness intolerance, but God is pleased when we take courage in the cause of truth.
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July 12, 2020
Great Books 6~ Henri Junod’s The Life of a South African Tribe, Volume 1
A description of Tsonga Culture from 1912
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July 7, 2020
Humility 22: Racial Humility, Matt. 15:21-28
Humility 22: Racial Humility, Matt. 15:21-28
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July 5, 2020
Kings of Israel 35~ 1 Kings 16-22, Where Grace Abounded, Sin Abounded More
Kings of Israel 35~ 1 Kings 16-22, Where Grace Abounded, Sin Abounded More
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July 5, 2020
Great Books 1~ Introduction
Why is it important to read and be familiar with great books?  The messages on Great Books will not focus on the traditional great books such as the Greek and Roman classics. Rather, it will be hand-picked books for basic Christian maturity.  
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July 1, 2020
Great Books 2~ John Bunyan's The Holy War
Perhaps the greatest book ever written outside the Bible. 
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June 30, 2020
Great Books 3~ Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
How do the passions tempt a man? Stevenson's work may be the best portrayal of total depravity because it causes us to hate sin and long for the cure. One of the greatest novels ever written. 
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June 30, 2020
Great Books 4~ Graeme Smith's Triumph in Death
The history of the church in Madagascar is one of the most inspiring and miraculous in church history. 
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June 30, 2020
Great Books 5~ John MacArthur's The Gospel According to Jesus
The modern church has accepted a half gospel, an adjusted message, and a diluted medicine. MacArthur's controversial 1988 book pulled many back to the truth, but great numbers still need it today. 
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June 30, 2020
2 Kings: Punishment According to God's Word
Punishment according to God’s Word
59:13
June 28, 2020
Kings of Israel 34~ 1 Kings 11-14, Religious Inventions
Jeroboam invented new religious practices just like we see in the church today.
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June 28, 2020
The Story of the Old Testament
The Story of the Old Testament
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June 25, 2020
1 Samuel: God Brings Good Out of Bad
1 Samuel: God Brings Good Out of Bad
52:19
June 25, 2020
Ruth: Providence and Virtue in the Believer's Life
Ruth: Providence and Virtue in the Believer's Life
46:38
June 25, 2020
Judges: The Cycle of Sin
Judges: The Cycle of Sin
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June 25, 2020
1 Kings: The Danger of Idolatry
A summary of the book of 1 Kings in one hour. 
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June 21, 2020
Our Heavenly Father
Fatherhood is important because God is the Father. Manhood and fatherhood are under attack because men hate God as a father. What does it mean that God is a Father?  How can that change my life?  Discussion of Black Lives Matter attack on black fathers and John Paton's Father.  
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June 21, 2020
Joshua
Obedience requires work and war. A summary of the book of Joshua.
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June 14, 2020
Kings of Israel 33~ 1 Kings 11, Backsliding
Kings of Israel 33~ 1 Kings 11, Backsliding
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June 14, 2020
The End Times in Three Events
The Bible gives three great events that often confuse people regarding the end times, a terrible time of ruin, a great revival, and a shocking event. How can we arrange these three biblically?
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June 7, 2020
2 Timothy 1:7 A Fearful Spirit Replaced
Fear dominates the world for many reasons, and many people are fearful who do not readily see it in themselves.
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June 7, 2020
Kings of Israel 14~ 2 Samuel 1, The Character of a Spiritual Man
Kings of Israel 14~ 2 Samuel 1, The Character of a Spiritual Man
40:51
June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 15~ 2 Sam. 6:1-11, The Danger of Assumptions
Kings of Israel 15~ 2 Sam. 6:1-11, The Danger of Assumptions
50:25
June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 16~ 2 Sam. 6:12-23, Devotion to God Opposed
Kings of Israel 16~ 2 Sam. 6:12-23, Devotion to God Opposed
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 17~ 2 Sam. 7, A Covenant Fulfilled Twice
Kings of Israel 17~ 2 Sam. 7, A Covenant Fulfilled Twice
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 18~ 2 Sam. 9, Sola Gratia
Kings of Israel 18~ 2 Sam. 9, Sola Gratia
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 19~ 2 Sam. 10, Preserved by Work
Kings of Israel 19~ 2 Sam. 10, Preserved by Work
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 20~ 2 Sam. 11, The Terrible Power of Sin
Kings of Israel 20~ 2 Sam. 11, The Terrible Power of Sin
53:47
June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 21~ 2 Sam. 12:1-14, Biblical Rebuke
Kings of Israel 21~ 2 Sam. 12:1-14, Biblical Rebuke
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 22~ 2 Sam. 12:15-25, The Unintended Consequences of Sin
Kings of Israel 22~ 2 Sam. 12:15-25, The Unintended Consequences of Sin
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 23~ 2 Sam. 13, Family Problems
Kings of Israel 23~ 2 Sam. 13, Family Problems
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 24~ 2 Sam. 14-19, The Consequences of Sin
Kings of Israel 24~ 2 Sam. 14-19, The Consequences of Sin
51:54
June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 25~ 2 Sam. 21:1-14, Retribution
Kings of Israel 25~ 2 Sam. 21:1-14, Retribution
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 26~ 2 Sam. 23:13-17, Too Much Loyalty
Kings of Israel 26~ 2 Sam. 23:13-17, Too Much Loyalty
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 28~ 1 Chron. 28-29, Preparing for the Temple
Kings of Israel 28~ 1 Chron. 28-29, Preparing for the Temple
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June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 29~ 1 Kings 1-2, Human Nature on Display
Kings of Israel 29~ 1 Kings 1-2, Human Nature on Display
49:38
June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 31~ 1 Kings 5-9, Architecture to the Glory of God
Kings of Israel 31~ 1 Kings 5-9, Architecture to the Glory of God
53:51
June 3, 2020
Humility 9~ Matt. 5:3-4, All Believers Possess Humility
Humility 9~ Matt. 5:3-4, All Believers Possess Humility
53:50
June 3, 2020
Kings of Israel 32: Praying in a Crisis~ 2 Chron. 7:13-14
How to pray during crises.
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May 31, 2020
2 Samuel: A Picture of Perseverance
The most respectable and praiseworthy events as well as the falls in David’s life.
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May 23, 2020
Humility 21~ Romans 7:14-25, Humility After Conversion
Humility 21~ Romans 7:14-25
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May 23, 2020
Humility 20~ Exodus 9, False Humility
Humility 20~ Exodus 9, False Humility
52:57
May 23, 2020
Humility 19~ Acts 12:20-23, Humility for Those in High Places
Humility 19~ Acts 12:20-23, Humility for Those in High Places 
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May 23, 2020
Humility 17~ Rewards for Humility
Humility 17~ Rewards for Humility
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May 23, 2020
Humility 16~ 1 Cor. 4, Humility Not Opposed to Firm Confidence
It is possible and even necessary to be both fully confident and humble at the same time. Some think that humility requires that a man be uncertain and tentative, but Paul's life and teaching correct this.
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May 23, 2020
Humility 15~ Job 34:32, Blindspots
Humility 15~ Job 34:32, Blindspots
01:02:54
May 23, 2020
Humility 14~ Ezek. 28, The Humility of Satan
Satan has a kind of humility, and it is very instructive for the believer. 
01:00:50
May 23, 2020
Humility 13~ Jude 9, The Humility of Angels
Humility 13~ Jude 9, The Humility of Angels
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May 23, 2020
Humility 12~ Psalm 18:35, The Humility of God
Is God humble? David said, "Your humility has made me great." What can this mean?
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May 23, 2020
Humility 11~ John 16:13-14, The Humility of the Spirit
Humility 11~ John 16:13-14, The Humility of the Spirit
44:56
May 23, 2020
Humility 10~ Phil. 2:5-11, The Humility of the Son
Humility 10~ Phil. 2:5-11, The Humility of the Son
50:11
May 23, 2020
Humility 8~ 1 Tim. 1:15, Humility Remembers
Humility 8~ 1 Tim. 1:15, Humility Remembers
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May 23, 2020
Humility 7~ Luke 5:8, Humility Before Christ
Humility 7 ~ Luke 5:8
44:34
May 23, 2020
Humility 6~ Psalm 51, Our Model for Repentance
The Christian's model for humble repentance is David.
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May 23, 2020
Titus
An overview of the book of Titus.
53:60
May 23, 2020
Revelation
An overview of the book of Revelation.
01:16:43
May 22, 2020
Philippians
An overview of the book of Philippians.
46:57
May 22, 2020
Philemon
An overview of the book of Philemon.
44:57
May 22, 2020
Matthew
An overview of the book of Matthew. 
01:01:47
May 22, 2020
Luke
An overview of the book of Luke.
55:02
May 22, 2020
Mark
An overview of the book of Mark. 
01:00:22
May 22, 2020
John
An overview of the book of John. 
01:08:22
May 22, 2020
James
An overview of the book of James.
47:50
May 22, 2020
Hebrews
An overview of Hebrews. 
01:01:48
May 22, 2020
Ephesians
An overview of the book of Ephesians. 
44:11
May 22, 2020
Acts
An overview of the book of Acts. 
48:28
May 22, 2020
2-3 John
An overview of 2-3 John. 
53:49
May 22, 2020
Martyn Lloyd-Jones~ Consumed with God
The life of the greatest preacher of the 20th century. 
01:12:12
May 22, 2020
Humility 18~ 1 Peter 3:1-9, Every Relationship Sweetened by Humility
Every relationship sweetened by humility. 
44:32
May 22, 2020
2 Timothy
An overview of 2 Timothy.
01:00:18
May 22, 2020
2 Thessalonians
An overview of 2 Thessalonians.
52:58
May 21, 2020
1 Thessalonians
An overview of 1 Thessalonians.
52:37
May 21, 2020
2 Peter
An overview of 2 Peter.
52:19
May 21, 2020
1 Peter
An overview of the book of 1 Peter.
56:46
May 21, 2020
Humility 5~ Num. 12, The Most Humble Sinner
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41:12
May 16, 2020
Humility 4~ Eph. 4:17-24, Humility as a Sinner
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53:42
May 16, 2020
Humility 1~ What is Humility?
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50:28
May 16, 2020
Humility 2~ James 4:6, The Foundation of All Grace
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53:56
May 16, 2020
Humility 3~ Genesis 2:7, Humility as a Creature
Series on Humility - Episode 3 ~ Genesis 2:7 Grace Bible Church Louis Trichardt 128 Munnik St,  Louis Trichardt  |    http://www.gracebible.org.za/  |    http://www.sonofcarey.com/
49:55
May 16, 2020