What God expects regarding human law-keeping, Christ accomplishes by becoming our substitute.
There will always be a range of maturity and wisdom in the church, but that shouldn't paralyze it from moving forward.
“More than ever I believe in preaching as a part of worship in the gathered church. Preaching is worship, and it belongs in the regular worship life of the church no matter the size of the church” (p. 9).
George Mueller's life is a testimony to the surpassing power that belongs to God and not to us.
God wants us to use means to get his work done, but he wants us to trust in him, not in these means.
Thoughts on mercy and justice in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15.
Christ purchased privileges for the children of believers. But he did not guarantee their salvation.
How does a church address earthly needs but not neglect its spiritual task?
It is impossible to mistreat someone because of their race if you are as broken before God and dependent on his mercy as you should be.
The almighty mercy of God is able to break into any life and immediately change the desires of their heart.
“Jesus Christ came into this world – this fleeting, fallen, fickle world – and did the greatest thing that will ever be done” (p. 12).
We must respond to suffering with both compassion and confidence in God.
“I long to be of help to believers and unbelievers who are seeing some of the radical heart- changes demanded by the Bible in the Christian life—especially that we must desire God more than anything. I am not interested in superficial, external behavior changes, which the Pharisees were so good at” (p. 15).
No one can receive mercy at the cross and still be casual about the will of God.
We shouldn't be afraid to use the spiritual vocabulary of the Bible even where it is foreign.
Our calling in this world is not to wait for the arrival of the perfect, but to pick our way through the thicket of flaws.
Death is our last opportunity on earth to make much of the supreme value of knowing Jesus Christ.