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Gentleness is having the tone and the touch of Jesus Christ. When Jesus speaks of himself he’s gentle and lowly in heart. And He calls believers to learn from Him. Jesus says: “…Learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls” (Matt. 11:29; cf. 1 […]

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Identity. How do we define ourselves (to others, or in our own minds)?  How do we think of ourselves before God and other men?  Our identity is most important to us all.  And we define our identity in different ways.   We are fans of certain ball teams (this can be our identity, e.g. Redskins, […]

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  What wondrous grace that the Father has lavished on believers that we should be called the children of God and that is what we are! (1 Jo. 3:1). The Apostle John makes clear that it is an “out of this world” truth that sinners are not only righteous by God through a legal declaration […]

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Dear Beloved of Jesus at KCPC, The Apostle Paul teaches the church: “Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ” (1 Cor. 11:1), and “Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us” (Phil. 3:17; cf. Heb. 12:2). Our gracious God gives […]

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“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” –ESV Philippians 1:21 As Christians we must learn not merely to live for Christ, but to realize that Christ is our life. If we have Christ, we have everything we need and we can lose nothing. Even death will be our gain, not […]

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John Flavel: Six Ways to Keep Your Heart before God [1]   “Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this…” (1 Tim. 4:16a); And… “Is it I, Lord?” (Mark 14:19) 1. Converse with your heart. Listen to what it is saying, both evil and good. Where is it disputing with God? […]

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  Richard Sibbes (1577-1635) was affectionately known as the “Sweet Dropper” as a Puritan preacher.[1] He has been distinguished among the Puritans as the “Heavenly” Dr. Sibbes because he was famous for his affective spirituality.[2] Affective spirituality is a focus on the affections or the desires as they are transformed by the Spirit of God […]

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“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8) Why is keeping the Lord’s Day holy glorious? * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is an opportunity to please and glorify God in obedience to His commandments. * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is a privilege and […]

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  Are you assured of God’s love for you? Do you have a firm and growing assurance of God’s love for you? Are you like Abraham who was fully convinced that the Lord is able to do what He has promised to you (Rom. 4:19-22)? You may have faith in Christ, and yet not have […]

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“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8) Why is keeping the Lord’s Day holy glorious? * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is an opportunity to please and glorify God in obedience to His commandments. * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is a privilege and […]

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