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The Fear of God and Church Beauty

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 27, 2016

Here is Christ’s tenderness and compassion towards His people in their guilt from sin.

 John is speaking of what makes a true church. What makes a church happy and humble and sweetly composed before God? He answers How do you get the junk out of a church; how God purifies His church; How God humbles His church so that they are not puffed...


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When a Church Fears God

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 27, 2016

What does it look like when a church fears God?

Jason Dohm explains in this video that when a church fears the Lord, there is a great carefulness to conduct the life of a church according to what God has said in His Word. Instead of being governed by their own thoughts or desires, a church that fears God desires to submit to the commands of...


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Welcome Pastors

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 26, 2016

“And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.”

- EPHESIANS 4:11-12

The role of leadership that you have been called to as a pastor is of significant importance in the kingdom. Much...


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The Fear of The Lord

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 26, 2016

How does the fear of God manifest itself in the life of both an unbeliever and believer?

Carlton McLeod explains that the fear of the Lord is manifested in the life of a believer by the love, reverence, awe, and passion that prompt the believer to obey God. It is the state of mental and emotional sanctification where the believer sees God as...


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The Essence of the Fear of God

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 22, 2016

Do you struggle with fearing man more than you fear God?

Craig Houston points us to Proverbs 3:5-6: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.”

He explains in this video that this truth should apply throughout all of life. In all of our...


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Chapel Library - A Treasure Trove of Biblical Wisdom

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 21, 2016

Don’t forget to visit Chapel Library often. They have some of the most significant books and pamphlets available today - a rich treasure trove. You can download hundreds of titles and even take courses that will grow your faith.

For example… If you are called to be a pastor, check this series by Al Martin. This is a series that has helped...


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Identifying the Fear of God in the Charismatic and Prosperity Gospel Movements

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 21, 2016

What are the effects of straying from the clear commands of Scripture?

Mala Chindongo explains that it is critically important for us to develop the fear of God in our hearts. There has to be a devotion to what God has revealed about Himself in His Word. In short, there ought to be a clear devotion to the Word of God.

This devotion to...


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God is Light

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 20, 2016

It is striking how man cannot stop trying to create more light, always improving light in houses, buildings, stadiums and other outdoor places covered in the darkness of night. Man cannot seem to lose his fascination with light.  We are always creating light that casts farther and is more penetrating and pleasing by degrees. In 1 John...


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What is the Meaning of God’s Temporal Judgments in the World?

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 20, 2016

Have you considered just how merciful God is to us?

Jason Dohm explains in this video that Lot’s wife is an example of God's impending judgment. This account is given to us so that we can glimpse a little foretaste of what is to come.

Jason directs our attention to Romans 9. In that chapter, Paul says, “Unless the Lord of Sabaoth had...


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The Wrath of God is Holiness in Action

Posted by NCFIC on Sep. 16, 2016

What happens when people do not have a fear of God?

Clarence Simmons explains in this video that the wrath of God is essentially holiness in action. When there is no fear of God, we offend a holy God because we are acting in a way contrary to His holiness, His will, and His ways, which brings forth the wrath of God.

There is certainly a...


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