Why don’t people just forgive? That is a very good question. If forgiveness is easier and more beneficial, why isn’t it more popular? The sad reality is that there is short-term, relationally destructive power in refusing to forgive. Holding onto…Continue Reading
The authority of preaching is rooted finally in the absolute authority of God. That root passes through the infallible Word of God, the Bible. This book is the only access we have today to an infallible message from God.
People often gave glory to God when Jesus healed their disabilities:
When Jesus healed many: And they glorified the God of Israel (Matthew 15:31).
When Jesus healed a blind man: And all the people, when they say it, gave praise…
The founders of the United States of America were not trying to create a Christian nation in 1776. But they did view the Christian faith as beneficial to the type of republic they hoped to form. The man who led…Continue Reading
Where to pray is not the issue. But whether.
Let J. C. Ryle stir you up as he has me.
I dare not lay down too strict rules on such points as these. I leave them to your own conscience.…
In 2009 Don Carson and John Piper presented two talks on the relationship between pastoral ministry and scholarship. These messages have now been made into a new book, The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor: Reflections on Life…Continue Reading
Martyn Lloyd-Jones writes:
We are all expert planners, are we not? Those people [the builders of Babel’s Tower] were planners. They drew the specifications of the city. They had it all worked out. We all do that in life, do…
Pastor John from 1985:
God's purpose for us on the sabbath is that we experience the highest and most intense joy that can be experienced, namely, that we "take delight in the Lord." And yet what he finds again and…