We Are Not So Reasonable
And they abandoned the Lord, the God of their fathers…[and] went after other gods, from among the gods of the peoples who were around them. (Judges 2:12)
The ancient Israelites repeatedly turned to the idols of the surrounding nations despite…Continue Reading
What Is a Peacemaker?
Our master, Jesus the Messiah, said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” Christians are called to be peacemakers. So how are we doing? Is this what we are known for? Does this describe you?
A Good Way to Think of the Love of Christ
Are You More Blessed Than the Virgin Mary?
In the sermon descriptively entitled,
“That Hearing and Keeping the Word of God Renders a Person More Blessed Than Any Other Privilege That Ever God Bestowed on Any of the Children of Men,”
Jonathan Edwards writes:
The hearing and keeping…
A Bitter Harvest?
The Bible is very clear about three things:
- God's way is always the best way (Psalm 119:160).
- God's way will not always seem the best way to you (Proverb 14:12).
- What you plant, you will harvest (Galatians 6:7ff).
In every…Continue Reading
When a Rebuke Became a Reward
Imagine what Zechariah and Elizabeth talked about after their friends left the naming ceremony where Zechariah had miraculously regained his speech. What might he have learned in those silent months?
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John Piper's Return Date
C. S. Lewis on Loving Aslan More Than Jesus
The Influence of Excitement
There are some wonderful instances of ordinary Christians, not least the young, who are concerned to preach the whole gospel unabashedly and do good first to the household of God and then, as much as is possible, outside as well.…