Lord's Supper is a memorial service looking back to Jesus' utterly unique death—a death that so satisfied the righteous demands of God that Jesus was granted to rise from the dead and come again as King of all. The sacrifice of Christ set the charge for the explosion of his second coming.
All the mammoth political forces and all the giant industrial complexes, without their even knowing it, are being guided by God, not for their own sake but for the sake of God's little people—the little Mary and the little Joseph who have to be got from Nazareth to Bethlehem.
Everything that you try to do will come to nothing unless you do it through a conscious, abiding dependence on the enablement of Christ.
There were two ongoing offices in the NT church for the management and care of the church: elders and deacons.
God gives special power, extraordinary power, for the extraordinary challenges of an expanding witness to Christ. How do we seek it?
Jesus had love to suffer for us that we might have faith to suffer with him.
If God grants faith, why wouldn't he give every believer the same amount?
Surely God means for our minutes on earth to count for something.
The experience of God's love is the Spirit giving unspeakable joy in response to the mind's perception of Jesus Christ.
How are we to understand those psalms that express hatred and call down curses upon the enemies of God?
We never move beyond the need for grace, so let us trust God to do great things with our little faith.
Knowing God's purpose for prayer deepens our commitment to pray and helps us glorify God for why he does what he does.
Will regret ruin our joy in heaven, or will it add to it?
There will always be a range of maturity and wisdom in the church, but that shouldn't paralyze it from moving forward.
What is superior to moral and religious achievements is knowing, gaining, and being found in Christ.
Why is it a bad idea to give an answer too soon?