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Faith: The Greatest Gift (1 Timothy 1:12

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On Sunday we saw how Paul shares the story of his salvation and what God's grace in his life teaches us about the gospel. Amazingly, God's grace does not come in response to Paul's repentance and faith. Rather, God's grace is the source and start of Paul's faith. The same is true for you and I. And the more we see the source of our faith as God alone, the more God's grace...

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The Good News of the Law (1 Timothy 1:8

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This Sunday we considered 1 Timothy 1:811 and the good news of God's law. If there is anything in church history that has puzzled and divided Christians it is the relationship between the law and the gospel. Yet, in this passage we are given a clear understanding of how Paul read the Law of Moses. With application for today, Sunday's sermon sought to show how Paul read th...

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Take Care of the Truth, For We Are All False Teachers in Training (1 Timothy 1:3

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All the Scriptures, butespecially the Pastoral Epistles, talk a lot about false teaching. This shouldn't surprise us. If the gospel is the priceless message of salvation inChrist, then false teaching and false teachers are the gospel's greatest threat. Yet, false teaching is not just what we may find on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network), it is found in our own hearts and...

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Mercy: The Theme Song for God’s Household (1 Timothy 1:1

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1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope, 2 To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. 1 Timothy 1:12 Mercy: The Theme Song for God's Household (1 Timothy 1:12) Am I not merciful ?!?!! I could not help but think of these words from the emperor in the ...

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