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A. A commonly used phrase is “born again Christian”
a. Often in the context of distinguishing between Christians who are “born again” and those not.
b. Which is a really an incorrect distinction, for all true Christians have been “born again” But what does it mean to be “born again”?
B. The Bible uses the expression “born again” only a few times
a. Jesus in His conversation with Nicodemus – John 3:3,5,7
b. Peter in his first epistle, (1 Peter 1:3,23)
c. Although the idea of being “born” of God is used many times, (John 1:13; 1 John 5:1)
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Let us consider what does the word ‘deliverance’ mean? To be delivered means to be set free from bondage, usually someone who has been subject to an oppressing party. A much biblical definition would be releasing people, who live in bondage to sin and Satan.
Therefore deliverance is important. In this message I am going to show you three major truths about deliverance.
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Hebrews 11:6 – Without faith it is impossible to please God…
Faith!!! What a subject! God’s word speaks about faith over and over again. Both in the Old Testament and New Testament. When Christians get together they speak about faith. Preachers, revivalists preach about faith.
Faith is important to every individual. Why is it so important? Let me give you 5 reasons.
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I have heard the true story of a young broken hearted man who wrote a letter to his fiancée in blood. It is said that he died after writing the letter. The story of this lover and his message written in his own blood is a moving one, especially at this time in which we celebrate human love, Valentine’s Day. There is another moving love story written in blood, one I want you to consider now. That love is the love of Jesus Christ for a lost world.
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How many of you here have been a participant in a divorce or you are the child of divorced parents? The sheer number of raised hands is all the justification that is needed for this sermon today. There is a grieving process that is, in many ways, worse than the death of a spouse because it goes on and on. Lest you think I am going to beat you over the head, rest easy. Before this sermon is ended, I plan to offer you a ray of hope out of your pit of despair.
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