From the blog this week: The Incarnation How LGBT Pride Month Became a Religious Holiday “We seem more concerned with losing the volunteer for the Sunday-morning nursery or the regular tithe in the offering plate than we do with the souls of those in open and unrepentant rebellion against God. We also seem more worried about the judgment of the kids in the youth ministry … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 6/28
One of the most beautiful, mysterious, and yet mind-boggling teachings of Scripture is that God put on flesh and dwelt among us. Every year at Christmas we celebrate the miracle that the second person of the Trinity “became flesh and dwelt among us” (John 1:14). Without such a miracle, there would simply be no hope for mankind. We continue our study of “Great Doctrines of … Continue reading The Incarnation
From the blog this week: Fear or Boldness: How Should I Approach God? 10 Things to Know About What the Bible Teaches on God and Human Government Helpful reminder. Love is Not Heavy-Handed “When Jesus tells how to restore relationships, he has laid a table of tenderness. He has established a context of gentleness. He has told of the necessity of a kind of healthy-self … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 6/21
There are certain moments that seem to capture the essence of fatherhood, and these memories are the ones I’m sure I’ll cherish long after my children are grown. One such moment is when daddy comes home after work. As I walk through the door, the first thing I see is a table surrounded by hungry children. Their faces turn and immediately brighten upon seeing me. … Continue reading Fear or Boldness: How Should We Approach God?
From the blog this week: Memorize Psalm 1 With Me Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Opportunity “But while work may not be exciting and may not be particularly fulfilling, I’ve been struck recently by how much our joy can be improved or eroded by people who work very ordinary jobs. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that ordinary people working ordinary jobs have an … Continue reading Growing in Grace- 6/14
The warm weather, the smell of BBQ, and smiling teachers tell me one thing: summer is here! Amidst all the summer activities, who would be willing to do a summer Scripture memory challenge? I know memorizing Scripture can be difficult, but, like any other discipline, we must strive to be diligent. The value of storing God’s Word in our hearts and mind is immeasurable. As … Continue reading Memorize Psalm 1 With Me
In chapter 22 of Great Doctrines of the Bible, Martyn Lloyd-Jones highlights four reasons Scripture gives for everyone to consider Jesus: He is the fulfillment of all prophecies and promises Jesus himself teaches that all of Scripture points to himself (John 5:39; Luke 24:27). He is the seed promised in Genesis 3:15, and Galatians 3:16 teaches that he is the seed that was promised to … Continue reading Consider Jesus