The greatest sentence in the entire Bible?

"It is always a foolish thing to say that anyone thing in scripture that one sentence is greater than anything else. But I think we can safely say this; that this is certainly the greatest sentence in the whole Bible."Martyn Lloyd-Jones said that quite possibly the opening sentence of Ephesians 1 is the most important …

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Three great sermons: Phil Johnson, Tim Challies, Judy Luenebrink

Here are a few good thoughts, AKA God's word preached from good men and women.I love a good sermon on the Old Testament prophets. I love a good sermon on wrath every now and then. Wrath is part of God's attributes, and we must study all of God's attributes in order to know Him completely. …

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How to listen to a sermon: part 2 "Expository Listening".

Yesterday I'd posted a piece called How to listen to a sermon: part 1 "The mechanics of listening". It examined the surface elements of how to listen and looked at what distracts us from listening well. Listening is a skill that needs to be practiced and honed, actively. The ultimate goal of a good listening …

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Satan blurs lines, rubs the sharp edges off Christianity, hates distinctions

"Thus Saith the Lord" sermon on Jeremiah 17:5-8Martyn Lloyd-Jones"I sometimes imagine that the supreme achievement of the devil is to blur essential distinctions. He is interested in gray always. He doesn’t like black or white. And he has taught mankind to listen to him. ‘We don’t like these either-ors,’ they say. ‘We don’t like these …

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