I Have Not Always Obeyed This Command
"Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you" (Matthew 5:42).
I confess, I have not always obeyed this command.
I'm a veteran urban-dweller. Having lived in an inner city…Continue Reading
Rebuilding Some Basics of Bethlehem: The Doctrines of Grace
We believe that these 5 truths are biblical and therefore true. We believe that they magnify God’s precious grace and give unspeakable joy to sinners who have despaired of saving themselves.
Our sinful corruption is so deep and…Continue Reading
A 250-yr-old Model: How Calvinist Simeon Related to Wesley
The Goodness of God and the Fear of God
Consider two important truths in Psalm 31:19.
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Oh, how abundant is your goodness,
which you have stored up for those who fear you
and worked for those who take refuge in you,
in the sight of the children of mankind!
The Impossibility of Drinking Too Much
A sinner can’t over-drink at God’s oasis—the fountain of life in the cross of his Son. Calvin explains:
[In the Bible] we read not of any having been blamed for drinking too much of the fountain of living water; on… Continue Reading
Listen to Augustine Pray
Abortion and Minnesota Laws on Cruelty to Animals
Battling for the Unborn and Unborn-again
Rebuilding Some Basics of Bethlehem: Christian Hedonism
One of the marks of our church is the aroma of Christian Hedonism. This is the biblical truth that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him. The basis for this is deep, and…Continue Reading