How to Overcome Sin
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How to Overcome Sin

Many Christians today live in a miserable state of bondage to sin. They pray and resolve to do better. They suppress sinful urges and desires. And they think this is the normal Christian life. But they never overcome sin. So what are we to do? How do we overcome sin? First, we must recognize that...

False Comforts
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False Comforts

For centuries, Christians have defeated their own purposes in reaching out to the lost. How? When sinners become anxious about their souls, Christians gave them false comforts. Some of these false comforts include: Telling a sinner, “Just chill. Don’t worry. Nobody’s perfect” Conversion is a long, slow, progressive process Praying that God will help the...

An End of Self-Absorption (2004)
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An End of Self-Absorption (2004)

Self-absorption is the opposite of the love described in 1 Corinthians 13. Many sins emerge out of a self-absorbed heart. But, the gospel obliterates selfishness and self-absorption and creates benevolence in the heart. Like the rich younger ruler, we may come to Jesus with an eagerness to serve him. But one thing blocked the rich...

How to Speak to Sinners
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How to Speak to Sinners

After you begin praying for sinners, the next step is to speak to them. This requires wisdom, tact, and compassion. In this discussion, Pastor Ray Greenley and Alexandra Ghaly outline some very practical tips on how any Christian can successfully speak to sinners and lead them to Christ. The general principle and key is that...

How to Pray for Revival
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How to Pray for Revival

So you want revival–but how do you pray for it? Will, “Lord, send revival,” work? You may start there, but you won’t get very far until you get specific. This broadcast lays out very specific, practical instructions on how to pray for revival. As is often the case, you first need to repent for your...

Revival Is Practical
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Revival Is Practical

Is revival a strange gift that God occasionally pours out, without warning? Not at all. God commands us to receive the Holy Spirit–so why would he withhold it? If we position ourselves in a way that’s wise for God to send revival, he will. In this way, revival is practical. First, we must realize that...

Find Your Wholeness in Jesus (July 2017)
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Find Your Wholeness in Jesus (July 2017)

Salvation includes 100% wholeness in Jesus. In Christ, God will make us whole from sin, sickness, and sorrow. On the other hand, anything that substitutes for wholeness in Jesus, or that satisfies a person apart from Jesus, is an idol. What is the consequence of these idols? Not only do they knock us out of...

Unstuck! (July 2017)
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Unstuck! (July 2017)

At the pool of Bethesda, one man lay 38 years waiting to be healed. Finally, Jesus came and healed him. Afterwards, Jesus laid out four things we must do so that we can be healed and unstuck: from our sin, financial distress, ill health, and our heart cry to see sinners come to Jesus. To...

Second August Offertory
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Second August Offertory

Victory! We praise Jesus today for covering the last of this month’s Pilgrim’s Progress radio bill! Thank you to all who gave this month and in this second August offertory–we pray God’s blessing on you! We prayed and stood on these Scriptures for this month’s radio cost: Matthew 6:33, 1 John 5:14-15, John 15:7. And...

August 2017 Offertory
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August 2017 Offertory

When you give to Pilgrim’s Progress, what are you supporting? First, you’re supporting a straight gospel proclamation and the work of revival in Washington, D.C. Not only that, but you’re sending the gospel to thousands who listen each month in Japan and Ireland. We began this August 2017 offertory with a need of $1,325. By...