Convictions of Honor

Veritas, Integritas, Fidelitas

The Leadership Core

By Kevin Rhodes | Apr 16, 2015

For any organization to be successful, it must first have successful leadership. That principle rings true whether talking about a nation, a military unit, a football team, a business, or…

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No Escape Clause – Part One

By Kevin Rhodes | Apr 7, 2015

Most people, at least those who ascribe to some modicum of godliness, expect that they must obey some commands of God, but they do not necessarily accept that they must…

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When You Have a Problem

By Kevin Rhodes | Apr 7, 2015

After Abijah died, his son Asa reigned over Judah (2 Chr. 14:1). In doing so, he faced all the history of problems existing between Judah and Israel, the threat of…

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No Single Act – Part Three

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 30, 2015

The number remains far too high of those who, like ancient Israel, “draw near to Me with their mouth, And honor Me with their lips, But their heart is far…

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No Single Act – Part Two

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 26, 2015

People set an artificial limit for what they must do for Christ—how much they must attend (Heb. 10:24-25), how much they must give (2 Cor. 9:6-7), how much they must…

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No Single Act – Part One

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 16, 2015

We seem to have a tendency to make things as easy on ourselves as we possibly can, and that certainly appears to be the case spiritually. In regard to salvation,…

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No Exceptions

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 8, 2015

Most people have some preconceived ideas about discipleship before they ever open the cover of their Bible. Imbibing various ideas about Jesus from popular culture and popular religion, mixing these…

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Joining the Battle

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 8, 2015

Each day in our current era seems to bring a new ethical challenge to the forefront of society. Satan actively promotes the approval of all kinds of sexual sin on…

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What God’s Holiness Means for Us (Psalm 99:1-9)

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 2, 2015
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Unifying Behaviors (Ephesians 4:25-32)

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 2, 2015
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Lessons Learned the Hard Way

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 2, 2015

According to the record found in 2 Chronicles 12, during those early days following the schism, Rehoboam focused on strengthening his hold on the kingdom. However, once secured, “he forsook…

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A Defining Relationship – Part Two

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 2, 2015

Your relationship with the Lord must become so important and so close that your love for Him determines what your love for others requires. As Jesus said, “You shall love…

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A Defining Relationship – Part One

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 1, 2015

Your relationship with Jesus should be the defining relationship of your life. By this I do not refer merely to the lip service some offer in worship or the generic…

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When Division Comes – Six Steps in the Aftermath

By Kevin Rhodes | Mar 1, 2015

Division haunts God’s people everywhere they turn. Whether rooted in personalities or doctrine, sin or just selfishness, division regularly rears its head both in individual congregations and the brotherhood as…

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Advice on Seeking Advice

By Kevin Rhodes | Feb 28, 2015

The reign of Solomon over Israel differed greatly from the time of David. While David fought war after war throughout his reign, Solomon enjoyed a mostly peaceful forty years. While…

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Ancient Economics

By Kevin Rhodes | Feb 27, 2015

The queen of Sheba’s visit to Jerusalem to see Solomon remains simultaneously well-known and obscure. The recorded event entered popular culture enough to prove significant, and Jesus’ mention of the…

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