From the blog this week: Can a Believer Be Blotted Out of the Book of Life? Exercise for More of God: 5 Reasons to Train Your Body “The world tells us exercise is primarily a tool for our vanity and for living longer. Here are five reasons to pursue a regular exercise plan — not related to looking your best in your bathing suit.” How … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 5/24
The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life. –Revelation 3:5 We’ve heard of the book of life, a book that includes the names of those who believe in Christ and will dwell with him forever. Can a believer’s name be blotted out? Some argue that Revelation 3:5 proves that … Continue reading Can A Believer Be Blotted Out of the Book of Life?
From the blog this week: Pruned by the Master Gardener Were the First Christians Socialists? “Despite the initial plausibility of a socialist reading of Acts, there are at least two realities that make the sharing in the early church different from socialism and especially communism.” How Do I Evangelize Someone Who Says That They Don’t Trust the Bible? “I understand the question. It seems like … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 5/17
The cold grasp of winter is losing its grip and being overpowered by the warm embrace of spring. My yard has transformed from brown to green, and the eery stillness has morphed into buzzing insects and the smell of freshly-cut grass. Evenings spent near the fireplace have become sunny outings in the garden planting veggies and pulling weeds. Spring is a favorite time of year … Continue reading Pruned by the Master Gardener
From the blog this week: The Covenant of Grace in the New Testament When Discouragement Rolls In “Discouragement rolls in like that sometimes. You can’t really account for it when life has been sweet and good and who can remember such a beautiful season? But you wake up one morning to the rumblings of a disgruntled spirit and the air is so thick with discouragement … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 5/10
We continue our study of Great Doctrines of the Bible by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. The previous post examined the covenant of grace and how it has been revealed in the Old Testament. Today, we’ll look at chapter 21 and see how the covenant of grace is revealed in the New Testament. MLJ emphasizes that while we are examining the covenant of grace in each testament, there … Continue reading The Covenant of Grace in the New Testament
From the blog this week: What Might Church Discipline Look Like? A Personal Testimony What Christians Should Know About the Equality Act “The bill represents the most invasive threat to religious liberty ever proposed in America. Given that it touches areas of education, public accommodation, employment, and federal funding, were it to pass, its sweeping effects on religious liberty, free speech, and freedom of conscience … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 5/3