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Wesley vs. Whitfield: Brothers in Conflict

by Tony Cooke During a July 2005 trip to England, I was able to visit to John Wesley’s house and chapel (as well as his grave). A few months before that, I also was privileged to visit the grave of George Whitfield in Newburyport, Massachusetts. A casual glance at church history reveals that these two… Read More »

Four Keys to a Healthy Marriage – Part 2

We can readily see that there are some basic differences between men and women when it comes to our expectations of marriage. Often times it is unfulfilled expectations, which lead to major problems in our relationships. Not only within marriage & the family, but at work, among friends within the church & even in our… Read More »

Four Keys to a Healthy Marriage – Part 1

One of the key factors to the longevity of an automobile, is proper maintenance. In like manner, if we do not properly maintain our marriages, like a car, they will break down as well. “Relationships are easy to begin, but difficult to maintain.’ Ed Gungor Expectations: When people get married they nearly always approach their… Read More »

The New Birth, and the Fruit of the Spirit

by Timothy Jerry The new birth produces the fruit of the Spirit of God. When we are born again the Holy Spirit recreates our human spirit in the nature of God. (2 Corinthians 5:17 NLT) What this means is that those who become Christians become new persons. They are not the same anymore, for the… Read More »

Loving God With All Your Soul

 by Timothy Jerry (Matthew 22:34-40 NKJV) But when the Pharisees heard that He had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. {35} Then one of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, and saying, {36} “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?” {37} Jesus said to him, ‘You shall love the LORD… Read More »

Loving God With All Our Heart

 by Timothy Jerry (Deuteronomy 6:5 NKJV) You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. God has given us His nature through the new birth, thus empowering us to walk in His love. (Romans 5:5 NKJV)…the love of God has been poured out in… Read More »

Love, the Governing Characteristic of God’s Kingdom

 by Timothy Jerry (1 John 4:16 NKJV) And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him. The primary characteristic of God’s nature is love. All that God is, and all that He does is the… Read More »