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We as believers are called to imitate Christ and we know that Christ loved the Father but did not presume on that love. As a man, he learned obedience from the things he suffered (Hebrews5:8). If Christ could do as he pleased, he would not have gone thru' the agony of the garden of Gethsemane. He would not have to say " Yet not my will but yours be done" ...


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FIRST THINGS FIRST I hate to sound like Pilate, but "What is love?" A decent answer to your question depends first on an answer that question, particularly as it relates to God's love for us human critters. I hate to sound like Pilate, but "What is love?" A decent answer to your question depends first on an answer that question, particularly as it ...


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The process of sanctification is scriptural, but the quote is imperfect in its description. While it is true that the more sanctified the person is, the more conformed he is to the image of his Savior. However, because of the weakness inherent in our fallen nature, temptation will always be apart of our lives and must be resisted. This lifetime is given to ...


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The quote is radical, but yes it is scriptural and is definitely helpful to those who are scrupulous about things, as I myself am. Sanctity is definitely biblical (for those Protestants who hold the Bible as the only authority). Just read the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7. These are not suggestions, but commands by our Lord to be holy, as our father in ...


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Matthew 5:44-48 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the ...



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