Category Archives: The People of God

The people of the Lord welcome His attention

The eyes of the Lord are in every place, watching the evil and the good. –  Proverbs 15:3 It’s a good thing if this thought brings peace and joy to your heart.  It’s even better if you constantly keep it … Continue reading

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Suffering with Christ

Suffering with Christ is suffering for the name of Christ.  That is, it is suffering that comes to us because of our association with, and obedience to, Jesus Christ.  We should not shrink from this kind of suffering, but rather we … Continue reading

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Questions from Ashley About the One True Church

Someone named Ashley made this comment on the post How to Be in the One True Church.  I thought it contained some very good questions and so I wanted to answer them in this full post where I have a little more “elbow … Continue reading

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The Lord and His People

Every day the people of the Lord awake.  And they awake to obey their Lord.  The essence of that obedience is to imitate Him. Because the people of the Lord imitate the Lord, His glory is reflected through their lives. … Continue reading

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Does Jesus think you are a Christian?

What would it matter if the whole world agreed that you were a Christian, but Jesus didn’t? 2 Timothy 2:19

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SC130 – Misfits

http://traffic.libsyn.com/mikegantt/mikegantt_sc_130.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis is another weekly podcast. It’s about 30 minutes of teaching. It’s available both as a podcast (iTunes, Sticher, etc.) and as a YouTube video (below). God bless you as … Continue reading

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Don’t Go to Church – Be the Church!

Don’t go to church.  Instead, be the church! The true church consists of those who hear the voice of the Son of God and do His word. They are His people at all times and in all places. They never … Continue reading

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If You’re Building Up the Organized Church You Can’t Be Building Up the True Church

The organized church has human leaders.  For this very reason, it cannot be the true church for the true church has the Lord Jesus as its leader. If you are building up the organized church it means you are building … Continue reading

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Instead of Visiting the People of God, Be the People of God

Churchgoers want to gather as the people of God.  But the true people of God in this age gather to God – not each other. The true people of God are unified in their devotion to Him.  They gather to … Continue reading

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Don’t Go to the House of God; Be the House of God

Rather than making trips to His house, God has designed that we should be His house. If we are His house, then there is no going to and coming from it. Be His. Bible notes on this post. The purpose … Continue reading

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