But

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But
I. Any scheme to recover a sinner from his condemnation under sin (ROM 5:12, 18) which depends on the sinner is futile.
A. Perhaps if his good works outweigh his bad works on God's scale, man can recover himself from condemnation. But, ISA 64:6; ROM 3:10.
B. Perhaps if he performs an appointed ritual, man can recover himself from condemnation. But, GAL 5:3.
C. Perhaps sacrifice will recover him from condemnation. But, ROM 8:21-22; HEB 10:1, 4.
D. Perhaps if he changes his nature so that he might do good, man can recover himself from
condemnation. But, JER 13:23; MAT 12:33-34.

Martyrs

70:30 minutes (32.86 MB)

Martyrs
I. martyr: Eccl. The specific designation of honour (connoting the highest degree of saintship) for: One who voluntarily undergoes the penalty of death for refusing to renounce the Christian faith or any article of it, for perseverance in any Christian virtue, or for obedience to any law or command of the Church.
A. Forms of martyr are found only in ACT 22:20; REV 2:13; REV 17:6.
B. Martyr translates the Greek word martus (Strong's G3144), which means witness and is so
translated in 29 places.

Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 6

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Thoughts on Making Decisions
I. We know we are to walk by faith, not sight. 2CO 5:7.
A. We are to trust God rather than our own understanding. PRO 3:5-6.
B. We read in Scripture of God's providential direction of men's lives and may even have
experienced the same in our own lives.
C. We may be persuaded that because God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives, we
are relieved of the responsibility of personal decisions, and, after all, God makes all things
work together for our good.

Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 5

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Thoughts on Making Decisions
I. We know we are to walk by faith, not sight. 2CO 5:7.
A. We are to trust God rather than our own understanding. PRO 3:5-6.
B. We read in Scripture of God's providential direction of men's lives and may even have
experienced the same in our own lives.
C. We may be persuaded that because God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives, we
are relieved of the responsibility of personal decisions, and, after all, God makes all things
work together for our good.

Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 4

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Thoughts on Making Decisions
I. We know we are to walk by faith, not sight. 2CO 5:7.
A. We are to trust God rather than our own understanding. PRO 3:5-6.
B. We read in Scripture of God's providential direction of men's lives and may even have
experienced the same in our own lives.
C. We may be persuaded that because God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives, we
are relieved of the responsibility of personal decisions, and, after all, God makes all things
work together for our good.

Mutually Profitable Ignorance?

(Hosea 4:6) My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
(Hosea 4:7) As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I change their glory into shame.
(Hosea 4:8) They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.
(Hosea 4:9) And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.

Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 3

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Thoughts on Making Decisions
I. We know we are to walk by faith, not sight. 2CO 5:7.
A. We are to trust God rather than our own understanding. PRO 3:5-6.
B. We read in Scripture of God's providential direction of men's lives and may even have
experienced the same in our own lives.
C. We may be persuaded that because God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives, we
are relieved of the responsibility of personal decisions, and, after all, God makes all things
work together for our good.

Abortion Part 2

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Abortion
I. abortion: The act of giving untimely birth to offspring, premature delivery, miscarriage; the procuring of premature delivery so as to destroy offspring. (In Med. abortion is limited to a delivery so premature that the offspring cannot live, i.e. in the case of the human fœtus before the sixth month.)
A. miscarriage: Untimely delivery (of a woman)... c/w JOB 3:16; ECC 6:3.
B. procure: To bring about by care or pains; also (more vaguely) to bring about, cause, effect,
produce.
C. A distinction must be made between premature delivery and procured abortion. For

Jesus the Provider

(John 19:26) When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son!
(John 19:27) Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home.

Thoughts on Making Decisions Part 2

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