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Topic: The Love of God

The Fatherhood of God

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Speaker: Mbonisi Malaba

Dr. Mbonisi Malaba, a pastor and physician from Kenya, preaches on the fatherhood of God. When we truly know God's loving character it changes our lives.

You Should Go And Love Yourself

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: James 2:8

How do we rightly love ourselves in Christ?

Restless, Part 4

Happiness

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Speaker: Jose Troche

Text: Psalms 103

Let us praise the Lord for his immeasurable steadfast love toward us, his people.

Restless, Part 2

Security

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Psalms 90

In a transient world, confidence in the power and love of God is the only way to feel secure.

Exodus: Saved for God's Glory, Part 9

Awesome in Holiness

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Exodus 19:3-25

Because God is awesome in His holiness, we need a mediator in order to be reconciled with Him.

The Singing God

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Speaker: Sam Storms

Text: Zephaniah 3

God will never release His grip on your life. The love that moves Him to burst forth in festive gladness and to sing over you is unending and eternal.

Worthy15, Part 4

The Love of God

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Speaker: P.J. Smyth

Text: Luke 15

Living in the Hope of God’s Love

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Speaker: Mike Bullmore

Text: Romans 8:18-39

How do you get to the point of living in the good of God's love for us? He's provided everything we need in Romans 8.

Jesus Is Greater

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Revelation 1

Jesus is greater than we can imagine, yet he loves us, frees us from our sin, and dwells among us.

Comprehending God’s Love Together

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Ephesians 3:14-19

When the grace of God and the unstoppable love of God are rightly emphasized, you have the foundational ingredients of a gospel culture. When weak, broken people come into that community, they don't just hear the gospel preached, they encounter it and taste the goodness of grace.

Rooted and Grounded in Love

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Ephesians 3:14-19

Only believing the reality of the love of God will free you, transform you, and empower you to live a holy life.

Strengthened by the Spirit to Commune with Christ

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Ephesians 3:14-19

Paul prays a prayer for people like us—people who had solid gospel truth but who needed the power of the Holy Spirit to ground them in the reality of God’s personal and specific love for them.

Love That Surpasses Knowledge

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Ephesians 3:14-19

Christians, even those who have all their gospel doctrine straight, must experience the love of God by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Women of the Word Conference, Part 3

Psalms as Praise

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Speaker: Kathleen Neilson

Text: Psalms 138

Psalm 138 gives us magnificent poetry for our praise, showing us how and why to worship the Lord even in the midst of trouble.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 51

When Sheep Stray

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Speaker: Matt Maka

Text: Matthew 18:10-14

The way we treat a straying Christian is a big deal to Jesus.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 25

Authority To Heal

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Matthew 8:1-17

Jesus exercised his authority with great compassion, reaching the whole world with healing, both physical and spiritual.

God So Loved the World

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: John 3:16-18

Does the news that God loves you mean much to you? The love of God is, in fact, shockingly good news because it's wholly undeserved yet available to anyone who believes in Jesus Christ.

What Christmas Creates, Part 3

Compassion

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Psalms 103:8-14

In Christ, God identified with man by joining us and taking on our weakness in a world of suffering. His compassion toward us should shape a heart of compassion toward others in us.

His Steadfast Love Endures Forever

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Speaker: Chris Silard

Text: Psalms 136

Remembering God's love in our past assures us of His love in our future.

Women Passionate for God's Glory, Part 3

A Passion for Holiness: The Life of Frances Ridley Havergal

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Speaker: Sharon James

Text: 1 John 1:5-2:6

Frances Ridley Havergal, who was to become one of the best-known Christian writers of the nineteenth century, was born in 1836 in a tiny hamlet in the depths of the Worcestershire countryside in England. She chose to serve as a single woman, and throughout her short life (she died at the age of 42), she was engaged in a range of extraordinarily productive ministries. Her hymn, “Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to Thee,” sums up the passion of her life.

Women Passionate for God's Glory, Part 1

A Passion for Revival: The Life of Sarah Edwards

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Speaker: Sharon James

Text: Romans 8:29-39

In 1742, during a revival at Northampton, Sarah Edwards, the wife of the great preacher Jonathan Edwards, experienced the love and grace of God in an extraordinary and profound way. Her experience of the reality of the love of God released her from fearing the opinions of others, liberated her from judging others, empowered her with a genuine love toward everyone she knew (including those who opposed her husband's ministry) and equipped her to face the most appalling suffering without giving way to bitterness or fear.

Malachi: Looking Back, Looking Forward, Part 1

See How God Has Loved You

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Speaker: Isaac Hydoski

Text: Malachi 1:1-5

God’s love for his people is proven by his electing grace & covenant faithfulness to his promises.

Because He Loves Me, Part 3

The Identity Gift: Christ is Your Life

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Speaker: Elyse Fitzpatrick

Would you like your identity to be based less on your actions, possessions, and others' opinions and more on the foundation of God's love for you? Be refreshed and changed by the transforming truth of God's overwhelming love which both defines our identity and motivates our works.

Because He Loves Me, Part 2

How God’s Love Transforms Our Identity

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Speaker: Elyse Fitzpatrick

Would you like your identity to be based less on your actions, possessions, and others' opinions and more on the foundation of God's love for you? Be refreshed and changed by the transforming truth of God's overwhelming love which both defines our identity and motivates our works.

Because He Loves Me, Part 1

Reconsidering God’s Love for Us in Christ

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Speaker: Elyse Fitzpatrick

Would you like your identity to be based less on your actions, possessions, and others' opinions and more on the foundation of God's love for you? Be refreshed and changed by the transforming truth of God's overwhelming love which both defines our identity and motivates our works.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 8

The Prodigal Son: A Case Study on Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Luke 15

This is a story of two rebellious sons: one unrighteous and one self-righteous. Both reveal the tendency towards relating to the Father as indentured servants instead of as sons.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 7

Adoption and Christian Parenting

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: James 1:27

Adoption-informed parenting is gospel-shaped parenting. The more we understand biblical adoption the better equipped we will be for Christian parenting.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 6

Changed Relationships Through Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 John 3:10

As children adopted by God, all our relationships change, including our relationships with other believers, with the world, and with sin and Satan.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 5

The Spirit of Adoption: Confirming Our Identity in Christ

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Galatians 4:6

The Spirit helps us in our childlike weakness--to confirm our identity as sons of God and to conform us more and more into conduct becoming his sons.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 4

The Transforming Power of Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 Peter 1:8

Seeing God as Father transforms our attitude, our motivation for obedience, our defense against temptation and our growth in holiness.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 3

A Survey of Key Texts on Adoption

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: Ephesians 1:5

Scripture everywhere speaks from a fatherly perspective, and it reveals that God's eternal purpose for believers is fulfilled in adoption.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 2

A Biblical-Theological Overview of Adoption in Scripture

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 2 Corinthians 3:18

God made man to enjoy fellowship with him as a son would his father, but the fall impeded that relationship. Redemption accomplished what God intended in creation: to give true and full sonship to mankind through adoption.

Adoption: The Heart and Goal of the Gospel, Part 1

The Significance of the Doctrine

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Speaker: Ben Wikner

Text: 1 John 3:1

Adoption is not merely a grand illustration, nor a lofty doctrine, but a profound spiritual reality for believers - the fullest, richest picture of God's eternal purpose.

Romans, Part 10

Future Glory and God’s Steadfast Love

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 8:18-39

Paul ransacks his imagination for all images that might pose a threat to the believer’s security and dismisses each of them.