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What is the Remedy for Dying Religion?

Posted by Scott Brown on Mar. 03, 2015

Here is the third article from the first chapter of A Theology of the Family, titled, “A Remedy for a Decaying Religion,” written by Oliver Heywood. If you prefer, you can also download this article in pdf or epub form. 

For your sakes, dear Friends, I presume again to appear upon the public stage to be your faithful monitor,13 to prompt you to your duty, and to...


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See You at the Shepherd’s Conference

Posted by Scott Brown on Mar. 02, 2015

This week, I’m headed to John MacArthur's annual Shepherds Conference held at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA. If you are available to meet with me,  Mike Cox has organized us to meet out at the food tables by the catering trucks during the Wednesday dinner break.

Please call or text Mike's cell phone at that time if you need help finding exactly where we...


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I Cried Over This - Must See

Posted by Scott Brown on Feb. 27, 2015

This “Pampers” commercial is a vivid and beautiful picture of what happens when a baby comes, and the “Firsts” that we experience.

 

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Request for Prayer

Posted by Scott Brown on Feb. 26, 2015

This week I will be traveling with Tom Ford to three cities in the South to meet with church leaders - Thursday: Orlando, Fl. Friday: Atlanta, Ga. Saturday: Alabaster, Al. I believe there will be 35-45 FIC elders distributed between these three meetings.

As you may know, our staff at the NCFIC includes seven men working part time - "Regional Facilitators” - like...


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God Will Not Underwrite My Worldliness

Posted by Scott Brown on Feb. 25, 2015

In Ray Ortlund’s commentary on Isaiah 40:31, he speaks of the strength that comes from the Lord that makes us mount up with wings like eagles, run and not be weary, walk and not faint. He makes this observation,

"It will not do to put my faith in God while I keep my heart on this world. God will not underwrite my worldliness with his power. He never promised the...


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Have You Forgotten His Sovereign Control?

Posted by Scott Brown on Feb. 24, 2015

Have you lost touch with the ever-present sense of the absolute control and majesty of God? Have your thoughts become too earthbound for your earthly good? 

Isaiah 40:21-24, shows us the majesty of God and how refreshing and invigorating it is to get above the fog and dust and clouds in order to get God’s view…a view from the circle of the earth. There the...


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