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All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 2 Tim 3:16

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False Teachers and Deadly Doctrines

Blogger, author and book reviewer Tim Challies has a new series: Deadly Doctrines.  In his first installment he defines what doctrine is and has a helpful table.  He reminds us that: The Christian’s responsibility is clear: We are to learn God’s truth by searching God’s Word. We must carefully evaluate every teaching according to God’s […]

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The Missing Elements of Modern Worship

Popular blogger, author and pastor Tim Challies wonders: “If a worship service includes no prayer and no Bible reading, can we even recognize it as Christian worship?” The question you need to ask yourself is, does the church you attend follow the Bible’s instruction on the way church is to be conducted?  Is the service you […]

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How Does God Speak to Me Today?

Is the Bible enough?  More than enough?  Does it contain all the guidance you need to do all that God wants you to do?  In this piece, written in 2011, popular blogger, author and book reviewer Tim Challies offers his view of the ways in which God speaks to us today. GOD IS SPEAKING TODAY Let […]

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Why I Am Not Continuationist

In the last installment of his series,  blogger, author and pastor Tim Challies examines a movement known as continuationism or “charismania” as Bible teacher John MacArthur has dubbed it.   Whatever you call this movement, one thing is for sure.  It is  “a fast-growing movement with disastrous implications.”  The charismatic movement is known for its […]

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Why I Am Not A Catholic

Popular blogger, pastor and author Tim Challies, gives three strong reasons that he could never be a Roman Catholic. For those who are not so sure that Catholic doctrine is really opposed to Scripture, this is an important read, as we are admonished in 1 Peter 3:15: but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord […]

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Don’t Pray in Circles!

Respected blogger and pastor Tim Challies wrote this piece in 2014.  Many people are unfamiliar with Mark Batterson and his book The Circle Maker so I thought it would be a good idea to share what’s been going on in some evangelical circles because of what Batterson teaches in his book.  Tim also wrote a scathing review […]

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10 Serious Problems with Jesus Calling

Popular blogger and pastor Tim Challies has once again addressed Jesus Calling, the blockbuster book that contains “devotions for every day of the year.” Author Sarah Young claims direct divine revelations. Tim wrote a review (here) in 2011 and now lays out 10 significant problems with the hugely popular devotional. Following are the problems: Sarah Young’s […]

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