To try to explain the change from Paul's pre-conversion persecution to his post-conversion passion for the gospel merely by the work of men is to grasp at a straw.
When you finally hear and believe the drumbeat of the gospel, the rhythm of your step changes. There is a life in step with the gospel, and there is a life out of step with the gospel.
Nothing is more important than having eternal life.
We were dead in sin, BUT GOD made us alive with Christ.
The powerful mercy of the kingdom has already come in Jesus Christ and in the power of the Holy Spirit.
Don't let the advertisements for the world drown out God's invitation to heaven!
Will we be satisfied that God
has made a covenant with us? Or will be
dissatisfied until is spreads to all the nations and peoples of the world?
Everybody needs to call upon the Lord—to seek the Lord right
now while he may be found.
Not one jot or tittle will fall to the ground of
all that God purposes through his omnipotent word.
Your happiness is God's reputation. Your peace is God's memorial.
And this is an everlasting sign of his love that shall not be cut
No matter what part of your Christian commitment you focus on,
the Bible leads you from that focus to the urgency of evangelism.
In sharing the truth of Christianity, Truth #1 is that God created us for HIS glory. Truth #2 is that this is, therefore, the duty of every man and woman and child—to live for the glory of God. And the wonderful thing is that this duty is not a burden. It is freedom and joy.
We have exchanged
our joy for the dead-end street of judgment.
The death of Jesus Christ is the only way that any
of us can escape the righteous wrath of God and find peace with God.
How do you become a
Christian? How does the ransom Jesus paid become a ransom for me?
Jesus offers irrevocable joy. It cannot be destroyed. It cannot be lost.
saved only by calling on the name of the Lord Jesus. It's the kind of truth that either
makes converts or makes enemies.
Perishing means wrath; it means fiery torment; it means
separation from God; and it lasts forever.
There is a God. He has a Son. He loves. And he loves the world.
Believe on Jesus and you shall not perish but have eternal
Why does eternity exist? It exists because it will take that long for us to know the
inexhaustible glories of God.
The message of our great salvation has been confirmed by a cluster of reliable witnesses.
Because of Christ there is no condemnation, only deep transformation.
What is the basic message of the Bible? And what does it mean for me?
God uses his gospel to strengthen believers so that they will persevere in faith and draw all attention to his glory.
Maundy Thursday Communion Meditation
There is knowledge that is common to all regardless of being familiar with the gospel.
Jesus didn't come to a neutral world. He came to those already dead and guilty to make some alive and free.
We are blind to Jesus' living water, but he'll expose this sin in us and then save us from it.
The Doctrines of Grace / Calvinism
The Death of Christ