Do you know God? Do you want to know God? Do you want to know Him better? Here’s help. All the Purposes of God
Just read this this morning and I didn’t want it to get lost. I suspect I will need to refer many people to it in the years ahead. The article comes from THE GOSPEL COALITION. Here’s the Link.
Read Psalm 88 Sometimes called the “saddest psalm in the psalter” Psalm 88 is a psalm of deepest despair. But it is despair out of which there is a beam of hope shining brightly in the midst of its gloom. The English Standard editors supply the following heading: I Cry Out Day and Night Before … More 18 Verses, 1 Request: The Saddest Song in the Psalter
Ran across this late last night and was impressed with Dr. Heath Lambert’s presentation of his church’s recent statement on biblical sexuality. Well done. Don’t trust the media headlines. Listen to his words and explanation. And Christian, don’t flinch when the world doesn’t like it. Truth is NOT determined by a majority vote of the … More Clearing Up a Media Firestorm on Biblical Sexuality
Bilbo speaking to Gandalf in Part One: The Fellowship of the Ring “I am old, Gandalf. I don’t look it, but I am beginning to feel it in m heart of hearts. Well preserved indeed!” he snorted. “Why, I feel all. thin, sort of stretched, if you know what I mean: like butter that has … More Bilbo Speaks for My Heart
Evangelism Four Statements: Evangelism is different from outreach. Outreach is not necessarily evangelism. Outreach can help evangelism but it can never replace evangelism. Evangelism always includes proclamation. The Great Commission of taking the gospel to every people group in the world (Matthew 28:16-20), cannot be accomplished without proclamation. The idea that the gospel can be … More This Shouldn’t be Controversial
It is a classic text. Jesus is laying out the cost of discipleship for those who want to be his disciples. The crowds have gotten large. The bandwagon is growing. Crowds draw crowds. Crowds that would fill most division one basketball arenas are sitting on hillsides straining to hear every word He says. “Did you … More Cross-bought therefore Cross-shaped
There is something about real humility that is very attractive. Perhaps it is because it is such a rarity or perhaps it is because it is such a supernatural phenomenon in a human being. In either case, it is clear that David’s brand of humility was rare AND supernatural in origin. In 1 Samuel 16, … More Real Humility: Why is it So Rare?
Something to Think About David had some tremendous highs in his walk with God. He also had some frightening lows. As I have studied in the life of David I have been motivated as never before to live a godly life. One of the chief motivators for me is very simple, FEAR. I don’t want … More Something to Think About from the Life of David
Reading in Psalm 119 and these thoughts for applications came to mind: In particular Psalm 119:129-136. Eight Things to Pray for New Disciples That they would know the wonder of the word of God and delight in obedience. (vs. 129) …………“Your testimonies are wonderful; Therefore my soul observes them.” … More 8 Things to Pray for New Believers