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Who to Vote For? Noah Webster Has the Right Answer

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 30, 2016

"When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed on your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers just men who will rule in the fear of God.  The preservation of a republican government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty; if the citizens neglect their duty and place...


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Killing Your Fears

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 29, 2016

The fear of God is the death of every other fear; like a mighty lion, it chases all other fears before it. —C.H. Spurgeon

The Complete Works of C. H. Spurgeon, Volume 13: Sermon #748


Live at 5:00pm EST: Re-Discovering the New Testament Church - Colossians

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 28, 2016

Today at 5:00pm EST I will be teaching through the letter to the Colossians where Paul shows us how Christ is the only sufficient Savior, the only sufficient source of knowledge and the only sufficient source of guidance for your soul. Christ is the all sufficient one. He meets every need. We need nothing else. We need no one else.

Have you...


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Fear of God and Constant Consciousness of Him

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 28, 2016

John Murray identifies one of the most important aspects of the fear of God - our constant consciousness of His presence:

The fear of God in us is that frame of heart and mind which reflects our apprehension of who and what God is, and who and what God is will tolerate nothingless than totality of commitment to him.

The Fear of God implies...


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How the Fear of God is Reflected in Our Speech

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 28, 2016

How do parents instill the fear of God throughout their home and among their children?

Here, Kevin Swanson suggests that being aware of the words we use in the home is one way we can maintain a God-fearing home. He shares a brief story from his childhood, where his father would read over books that he and his siblings read and mark out words...


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Singing with Little Enthusiasm and Praying with Little Heart

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 27, 2016

Too often we sit distracted and disinterested in our corporate gatherings. We sing with little enthusiasm. We pray with little heart. We treat the privileges of God’s family as if they were mere little obligations.

All the while, little eyes are watching us.

But when those eyes see in the adults around them a passion for Jesus that seems...


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Suppressing the Fear of God

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 27, 2016

Do you fully realize that God sees each of your actions and thoughts at all times and that nothing is hidden from His sight? How should that realization impact the way you live?

In this short video, Jason Dohm explains that over time, some individuals have seared their conscience so severely through rebellion and repeated sin that their...


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The Fear of God in Evangelism

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 25, 2016

How should the fear of God impact what we say when we evangelize?

Paul Washer gently reminds us that it is only the Spirit of God that can create a fear of God in an unbeliever’s heart. We are not the cause of a new heart in an unsaved soul. When evangelizing an unbeliever, we must first explain who God is, what His law is, and His plan...


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Teaching Our Congregation to Pray Corporately

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 22, 2016

We want to be a praying church

We have set aside Wednesday nights for corporate prayer and we desire that all of us will make it a fixed priority in our weekly schedules. The early church was a praying church, “Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day about three thousand souls were added to them. And they...


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The Blessing of the Fear of God in the Church

Posted by NCFIC on Jul. 22, 2016

How is the fear of God present when a member of the church undergoes church discipline?

When biblical church discipline of a believer living in sin takes place, there is a fear of God that comes upon the church as a result. Once that believer is ultimately restored, the church body is blessed by seeing the restoration of that wayward church...


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