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Living Stones

By Scot Pollok on

“And coming to Him as to a living stone which has been rejected by men, but is choice and precious in the sight of God, you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” 1 ...

Holiness prepares for Spiritual Maturity

By Scot Pollok on

“Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander, like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation.” 1 Peter 2:1-2 What do you desire most? I’m not talking about the level of ...

Trust your Fears to God's Goodness

By Scot Pollok on

Since the new year began, I’ve been reading through the Bible again chronologically. I’m following our LIFEstory plan which you can access on our Faith Bible APP. It’s been absolutely enthralling, and that is not some exaggeration for effect. I’ve been overwhelmed at a ...

In between, where God’s Grace is its most powerful

By Scot Pollok on

God’s grace is often best seen from the seat of suffering. This location is very undesirable, but the gift outweighs its shadow. As to this amazing salvation of our whole lives in Christ Jesus, “the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and ...

The "proof" of your Faith

By Scot Pollok on

In God’s promise of complete redemption “you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to ...

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