Forsaking Sin at All Costs

FORSAKING SIN AT ALL COSTS By Ernest O’Neill Forsaking Sin at All Costs By Rev. Ernest O’Neill “You have heard that it was said to the men of old, ‘You shall not kill; and whoever kills shall be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that every one who is angry with his brother…

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Religion Can Replace the Holy Spirit

RELIGION CAN REPLACE THE HOLY SPIRIT By Ernest O’Neill Religion Can Replace the Holy Spirit? By Rev. Ernest O’Neill During this past week, I had the responsibility of taking the IBM computer apart and trying to put a phone modem in it that will connect up with the telephone wires. At one point in the…

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New Covenant Or Old?

NEW COVENANT OR OLD? By Ernest O’Neill New Covenant or Old? By Rev. Ernest O’Neill You know that the primary truth that you grabbed hold of when you became a Christian was “repentance for the forgiveness of my sins” and that’s the Old Covenant. If you say to me, “Now Pastor, that’s what’s preached throughout…

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Forgiven Not Cleansed

FORGIVEN NOT CLEANSED By Ernest O’Neill Forgiven Not Cleansed By Rev. Ernest O’Neill Our heart — deep, deep down — is still unclean. Our heart has never been cleansed by the Holy Spirit, and we have a sense of aliveness to God and we have a sense of our sins being forgiven, but our heart…

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Is a Clean Heart and the New Birth Simultaneous?

IS A CLEAN HEART AND THE NEW BIRTH SIMULTANEOUS? By Ernest O’Neill Is a Clean Heart and the New Birth Simultaneous? By Rev. Ernest O’Neill Now you may say to me, “Now, do you not think that in the first century, they experienced the whole ball of wax at one moment? Do you not think…

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Is a Clean Heart Different Than New Birth?

IS A CLEAN HEART DIFFERENT THAN NEW BIRTH? By Ernest O’Neill Is a Clean Heart Different Than the New Birth? By Rev. Ernest O’Neill God’s Spirit regenerated your spirit, made it alive, and made it aware of God and aware of Jesus and His Spirit made your spirit new but your spirit still separates itself…

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God Wants Us Well- Part Two

DAILY DISCIPLINE #193 By Colleen Donahue In part 1 of “God Wants Us Well” we looked at the part that God’s Word plays in our being able to stand in faith for anything that God promises us – including healing. Jesus likened God’s Word to seed that needs to get planted in the soil of…

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The Last Supper: The End and the Beginning

MPGC4 – THE LAST SUPPER- The End and The Beginning By Colleen Donahue   Jesus knew that events would move quickly towards his death and he would have one last time with all of his disciples. This “last supper” as it has come to be called would also be the first communion. They would come…

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The Last Supper: A New Covenant – Our Secret to Freedom

MPGC5 – THE NEW COVENANT – Our Secret to Freedom By Colleen Donahue We would all be rejoicing in Jesus’ upcoming death if we fully realized what it was going to mean for all of us. At this last supper with his disciples Jesus talked about his blood in a strange way. He said, “this…

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