‘Questions Christians Ask’



Overcoming Fear

Everyone faces fear. We deal with it on almost a daily basis. Over the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking and writing about how you overcome fear. Recently, one of our subscribers submitted a reply to the question: what passages of Scripture help you confront and overcome your fear? He submitted two verses. […]

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Why You “Must” Renew Your Mind (Part Three)

“Don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its own mould, but let God remould your minds from within” (Romans 12:1-2, J.B. Phillips). Your mind is a fertile field for both good and evil. You are what you think. Another way to put this is “as you think, so you will become.” Writing from […]

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Why You “Must” Renew Your Mind (Part Two)

How do we respond to God’s great purpose to conform us to the image of His own dear Son? Can anything match the importance of becoming like Christ? We are to have the mind of Christ (Philippians 2:5-11). How does this occur? Paul called the church at Rome (and us) to go on being transformed […]

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Why You “Must” Renew Your Mind

The importance of the mind is found throughout Scripture.  The Bible gives specific and repeated instructions about your mind.  Because of its vital importance,  you must guard your mind as the spring from which everything else flows.  In this regard, you “must” be constantly renewing your mind and seeking God’s wisdom and guidance.  Why is it a […]

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What Being Filled With the Spirit Does For Us

When Paul commanded the Ephesian believers to not get drunk with wine but to be filled with the Spirit (Ephesians 5:18), he obviously had benefits in mind.  What benefit in Godly living would the Ephesians experience?  What blessing would the church receive because they were filled with the Spirit? Paul used the next three verses to […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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[Life by the Spirit] You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. — Galatians 5:13 (NIV)