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Sermons from The GBS Ministry Library

Questions About Entire Sanctification

I teach a class entitled “Doctrine of Holiness.” Toward the end of the semester, I asked my students to write down anonymously any questions they still had about the subject. I received eighteen questions, and here are seven of them. Can you detect the basic biblical...

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“Lord Teach Us to Pray”

Scripture: Matthew 6:9–13; Luke 11:1–4 Introduction Prayer is one of the greatest privileges and blessings of the Christian life. Yet, it is all too easy for our personal prayer life to fall into a stale pattern. Apparently Christ’s disciples were impressed by the...

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What if I Don’t Want to Forgive You?

Scripture: Mark 11:25 “And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against any one, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses” God is very clear that if you do not forgive those who sin against you, He will not forgive you...

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The Security of the Believer Part IV

Scripture: 2 Peter 1:10 “Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall” In our last three sermons we have looked at the typical neo Calvinistic arguments for “once saved always...

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The Security of the Believer Part III

Scripture: 2 Peter 1:10 “Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall” In our last sermon we began our presentation of the biblical argument for conditional eternal security. We...

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The Security of the Believer Part II

Scripture: 2 Peter 1:10 “Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall” In our last sermon, we examined the subdivisions of Calvinism and Arminianism and gave a brief description...

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The Security of the Believer Part I

Scripture: 2 Peter 1:10 “Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall” “All Christians sin everyday in word, thought, and deed,” asserted a Calvinistic friend. Knowing that he was...

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You Reap What You Sow

Scripture: Galatians 6:6–10 “Why didn’t someone tell me about reaping?” The anguished cry came from the lips of one who was beginning to receive the harvest of sowing to the flesh. “Tell everyone you meet, it’s not worth it!” Mistakenly, the person thought his...

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Don’t Quit! Run to Win!

Scripture: Hebrews 11:32–13:3; Text: Hebrews 12:1–3 My neighbor Ron, about 67, is training for a 25-mile marathon race. Runners like him enjoy the euphoria that comes when the endorphins pour into their blood and give them an emotional and physical high. So I decided...

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Bringing Holiness to Completion Part II

Scripture: 2 Cor. 6:14–7:1 “Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness [bringing holiness to completion] in the fear of God” Our text teaches that a life of holiness is...

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