Good News! Relying on Grace Gives God Glory
It is very good news that God designs his glory to be magnified through the exercise of his grace.
To be sure, God is glorified through the power of his wrath (Romans 9:22), but repeatedly the New Testament (and OT,…Continue Reading
Testing David Wilkerson’s Prophecy
Pray for Blessed Eyes
When the disciples asked Jesus why he spoke in parables he said:
To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given. (Matthew 13:11)
The parables were…Continue Reading
How God Visits Sins on the Third and Fourth Generation
Does God visit the sins of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation? Some texts seem to say he does and others seem to say he doesn’t. Our job is to figure out the sense in…Continue Reading
Rabbi Duncan Preached to Those Who Couldn't Come
The Bible teaches that we are so sinful we are morally unable to please God (Romans 8:7). It also teaches that without faith it is impossible to please God (Hebrews 11:6). Yet salvation is by faith, and we are called…Continue Reading
Over My Dead Body, Son
Come on, dads, have some courage. Just say, “Over my dead body are you going to wrestle a girl.” Of course, they will call you prudish. But everything in you knows better.
Yes, I am talking to the boys’ fathers.…Continue Reading
10 Ways to Pastor Adoptive Parents and Those Considering Adoption
There are many ways that you can express your pastoral care for those considering adoption and those who have adopted already. As an adoptive father and former pastor, I offer a few thoughts on how to help adoption become a…Continue Reading
Using the Online ESV to Listen
Jesus' Unbelieving Brothers
Do you, like me, have family members who do not believe in Jesus? If so, we are in good company. So did Jesus. And I think this is meant to give us hope.
According to the Apostle John, “not even…Continue Reading