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God Is Sovereign Over Both Justification & Sanctification

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Scripture: Hebrews 12:15
Topics: Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

The same God who determines which one of us will be justified also determines how far each of us will be sanctified in this life.

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The Poison Of American Individualism

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Scripture: Hebrews 12:12-13
Topics: Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of the Covenants, Doctrine of the Covenants,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

“A lame member of the body of Christ, the church… a weak believer; one that is ready to halt, either through the corruption of nature, or through the weakness of grace, or through want of light and judgment, and through instability and inconstancy; lest such a one should, through the irregular walk and conversation of others, be stumbled and offended, …

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The Rotten Root Of Bitterness

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Scripture: Hebrews 12:12-17
Topics: Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of the Covenants, Doctrine of the Covenants, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification, False Doctrine,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

“See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; that no one is sexually immoral or unholy like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal.” Hebrews 12:15-16

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The Difference Between “Weak Christians” & “False Christians”

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Scripture: Hebrews 12:12-17
Topics: Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Discipleship, Discipleship,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

This sermon was preached at Covenant Bible Church on the Lord’s Day, January 22nd, 2023. “A lame member of the body of Christ, the church… a weak believer; one that is ready to halt, either through the corruption of nature, or through the weakness of grace, or through want of light and judgment, and through instability and inconstancy; lest such …

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Enduring The Cross & Despising The Shame

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Scripture: Hebrews 12:1-2
Topics: Discipleship, Discipleship, Discipleship, Faith & Hope,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

Just as the Israelites were encompassed with the pillar of cloud in the wilderness, New Testament saints are also surrounded by a “cloud.” Only, this cloud which surrounds us is “a cloud of witnesses” – the Old Testament saints whose faith and patience were just mentioned in the preceding chapter. Remember, some of these Old Testament saints experienced immense victory, …

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Judaism, Gospel, & Theonomy

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Scripture: Hebrews 12:1-2
Topics: Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of the Covenants, Doctrine of the Covenants, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Sanctification, False Doctrine, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of the Law, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Church Unity, Church Unity, Loving the Saints, Gospel,
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Although the daily sacrifice in Israel ought to have ceased at the death of Christ, it did not in fact cease until the destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem. Therefore, when considering the larger context of the preceding chapters (Hebrews 10 & 11), what “weight” and corresponding “sin” would most likely be hindering these Christians ability to “run with endurance …