The Lord Alone Will Be Exalted
Making War on Pride
Jan 7, 1999
What is God's attitude toward pride? What is the remedy for pride?
Luther, Bunyan, Bible and Pain
Jan 19, 1999
One of God's gifts to us in suffering is that we see and experience depths of his Word that a life of ease would never yield.
Did the Old Testament Teach You Could Be a True Jew?
Mar 2, 1999
Paul did not reinterpret the Scriptures. He only drew out what was taught in the Law and the Prophets.
Can Christians Be Held Hostage by the Sins of the Beloved?
Mar 9, 1999
Should the sins of others keep us captive in a prison of sorrow?
Does God Make Mistakes?
A Response to Greg Boyd's Treatment of Jeremiah 3:6-7, 19-20
Mar 18, 1999
I deal with Dr. Boyd's interpretation of Jeremiah 3:6-7, 19-20 as an example of the kind of difficulties he gets into, even though he claims to be following a simple, face-value hermeneutic. He gives the impression that, on the face…
The Greatest Thing in the World Is to Be Saved
Mar 23, 1999
The reason being saved is the greatest experience in the world is because God is the greatest Person in the world.
Response to the Packet of Material Sent out by Bethel College and Seminary Dated 3-19-99
Mar 25, 1999
Abbreviations: DC: For lack of a better name let's use DC (for Document Creator) to refer to the author of the unsigned beige paper, "How Do We Decide Orthodoxy in the BGC?" BEB: Refers to the letter signed by George…
Discovering the Meaning of Scriptural Texts
Apr 1, 1999
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Redeeming Time By Writing Truth
Apr 7, 1999
Surely God means for our minutes on earth to count for something.
Some Early Baptist Confessions of Faith Explicitly Disowned the "Openness" View
Apr 23, 1999
The Second London Confession of Baptists in 1677 (reissued in 1689), in Chapter II, "Of God and the Holy Trinity," paragraph 2, says: "In [God's] sight all things are open and manifest, his knowledge is infinite, infallible, and independent upon…
Get Ready, O Please, Get Ready
Jun 2, 1999
John Piper thanks God for the lives of two saints and asks how it is that their deaths are "precious in the sight of the Lord."
Helping People Have the Assurance of Salvation
Aug 5, 1999
Consider 12 facts about assurance and the verses that teach them.
Wilderness, Worship, Treason and God
Aug 12, 1999
Learn from David what to do in a brokenhearted, terrifying moment: Worship.
By What Death Will You Glorify God?
Sep 1, 1999
Will the pain of losing all that you have on earth fade at the prospect of seeing and being with Christ?
O Be Not Mere Shadows, Echoes, and Residue
Oct 5, 1999
Break free from the epidemic of the manward spirit of our age, and set yourself to live in the light of the Lord.
What Is Humility?
Oct 12, 1999
Is it arrogant to believe that treasuring Jesus is the only way to be saved?
Bad Title, Great Book
<em>The Church Is Bigger Than You Think</em> By Patrick Johnstone
Oct 26, 1999
The following are quotes from Johnstone's book that I hope will whet your taste to buy this book during Missions Fest '99. I read it this summer and it put fire in my bones *Jesus told us plainly that the…
A Passion for Purity vs. Passive Prayers
Nov 10, 1999
The fight against lust is image against image. Don't just pray and wait and try to avoid. Actively put effort into seeing Jesus.
Thanksgiving for the Lives of Flawed Saints
Nov 18, 1999
Find hope in the history of God's grace to help you live your life for his glory.
Nine Ways to Know That the Gospel of Christ Is True
Nov 23, 1999
The claims of the New Testament have more support than you might think.
Nov 28, 1999
It wasn't yet two years since he Had sat like this beside the three Most precious people in his life, Except for one. He had no wife, But Paul had come to be a kind Of friend whose heart was…
Dec 5, 1999
At thirty-four some saw him old, Some young. But only two were bold Enough to call him little child: His mother, and the man reviled Through all the world as foolish Paul. And by some strange design, a call Was…
Dec 12, 1999
The town of Magdala beside The sea could boast the pride Of second place in Herod's heart After Tiberias. Apart From all its fishing fame, A story fastened to its name That even little children knew By heart. But very…
Dec 19, 1999
Now almost thirty years had passed Since Mary stood like stone, aghast At suffering so great there were No words, no tears, no screams for her To use but what would seem so faint, As if an infinite complaint Should…