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Edification

Under the word edification Vine’s Expository Dictionary has,

“(a) “the act of building’…this is used only figuratively in the NT, in the sense of edification, the promotion of spiritual growth ….is used metaphorically, in the sense of “edifying,” promoting the spiritual growth and development of character of believers, by teaching or by example, suggesting such spiritual progress as the result of patient labor.” (www2.mf.no/bibel/vines.html) Continue reading

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Encouraging One Another By Larrey Rasberry

We are to be edified and lifted up by assembling in God’s presence. We are to be taught from God’s Word in its completeness and purity. God’s word lifts our hearts and spirits to greater heights each time we do this, thus we go from the milk to the meat of the Word, in which we stand. Those who are led by every wind of change and every strange sound coming from the pulpits today will reap a bitter harvest, if they do not examine every word and spirit of preachers, teachers, and themselves, to make sure that they are from and led by the Word of God. Psalms 26:2, Acts 17:10-11, 1John 4:1 2Cor 13:5. Continue reading