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Growing Up in Jesus (2010)

What does growing up in Jesus look like? It begins with submission to Jesus and self-sacrifice. Then, instead of doubting whether we've been born again and beating ourselves up over our failures, we determine to take our honest failures to Jesus in the prayer closet, renounce that way of walking, and claim the victory in...

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Are You Dying in Doubting Castle?

In Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, Christian and Hopeful leave the path to the Celestial City and end up in Giant Despair's Doubting Castle. When humanism, self-help, waiting, and chance fail, the brothers finally cry out to God. “What a fool I've been!” Christian exclaims, realizing that a key of promise, that will open every door in...

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The Two-Fold Work of Jesus Christ (Leviticus 16)

The atonement and its benefits are two distinct works that were prefigured by the two goats of the sin offering in Leviticus 16. The finished work at the cross made full provision for the forgiveness of our past sin and the removal of all sin from our souls. We have time to repent because Jesus died...

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The Common Gospel

Has anyone ever told you that following Jesus requires you to give up all of your hopes, dreams, and life to Jesus Christ? If this offends you, it's because you have never dealt honestly with your love of sin and rebelliousness. You must leave behind the sentimental, powerless gospel of the modern church that says...

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The Lord Will Provide! (2004)

On today's broadcast, a sermon from 2004, Pastor Ray focuses on the life of Abraham. We must do as Abraham did and lay those things most precious to our hearts on the altar of God as a sign of worship. As we do this with our tears, Jesus will make atonement for our sins. Listen...