Encouragement for Old Sinners to Come to Christ
David Platt on the Doctrine of Hell
The doctrine of hell is important — and extremely unpopular.
In this episode of Theology Refresh, David Platt talks about the priority of God's word as we approach this doctrine and faithfully serve the gospel in light of its reality.
Kids Feel What Parents Expressively Feel
In this two-minute video that Talitha and I made at home, I give a snapshot of how the Lord teaches me deep things through my little grandchildren. The lesson is simple. But the summons is for a miracle to happen…Continue Reading
Spiritual Leadership May Be Heartbreaking, but It Is Always Hopeful
Any time a selfish sinner is tasked with leading other selfish sinners in a Godward direction — whether in families, friendships, small groups, churches, or broader movements — there’s going to be trouble.
Take Moses, for example. No Old Covenant…Continue Reading
Read the Bible Devotionally — and No Less Critically
In the current series "How to Stay Christian in Seminary," we've been sharing some ways that those in the midst of theological education might grow in grace. David Mathis recently sat down with Don Carson and asked for his counsel:
Psalm 40: Obedience Better Than David’s
In sacrifice and offering you have not delighted,
but you have given me an open ear.
Burnt offering and sin offering
you have not required.
Then I said, “Behold, I have come;
in the scroll of the…
Five Reasons I Believe Romans 11:26 Means a Future Conversion for Israel
Romans 11:26 says, “And in this way all Israel will be saved.” I take this to mean that someday the nation as a whole (not necessarily every individual; see 1 Kings 12:1; 2 Chronicles 12:1) will be converted to Christ…Continue Reading
Interview with Don Carson on the TGC Women's Conference
The Global Reach of a Praying Mother
Christian mothers, your child may be far away from the sheltering home, voyaging on the stormy sea, or dwelling in some distant climate beyond your voice. But he is still within the reach of the mightiest power a…