“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-
and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God”
– Ephesians 2:8

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The Gift of Righteousness

The Gift of Righteousness By John Casteel, D.D., on July 13, 1980 Today I want to spend some time on the concept of God’s Gift of Righteousness. I believe that this is one of the anchor points of our walk with the Lord. First, let’s reexamine the principle of knowledge. Knowledge: acquaintance with facts. Being aware of things. Hosea, the prophet, lived…

The Power of Influence

The Power of Influence by Dr. John Casteel, September 4, 1983 When I speak of spirituality or walking in the Spirit there are various concepts that I do not agree with. First, I don’t mean the hyped-up, flashy, glad-handling that copies shallow jet-set public relations, or television show-host style of relating to people. Neither do I speak of a mystical, pseudo-spiritual, sometimes…