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The Gospel Doesn’t Begin With Our Needs, but With God’s Glory!

The Gospel Doesn’t Begin With Our Needs, but With God’s Glory!

How does a holy God come to sinful people without violating His holiness and justice? And the answer is the cross— (cp, Hebrews 2:9-18)

WHY BEING A COMMITTED MEMBER OF A LOCAL CHURCH IS SO VITALLY IMPORTANT TO ONE’S SPIRITUAL LIFE IN JESUS!

WHY BEING A COMMITTED MEMBER OF A LOCAL CHURCH IS SO VITALLY IMPORTANT TO ONE’S SPIRITUAL LIFE IN JESUS!

Is attending faithfully a local gospel-centered church on Sunday for worship an optional thing in our walk with Jesus? Yes it is! If you think not, read Hebrews 10:23-25,,, it just might change your mind!

SERVANTS NOT STARS (from the pastor’s study)

SERVANTS NOT STARS (from the pastor’s study)

Too many pastors today are tempted by the allurements and awards of fame and worldly success in making a name for themselves rather than just faithfully preach God’s Word and shepherd His people. Consider 1 Corinthians 4:1-2.

“The Christians Bill of Rights” (living godly in a pagan society)

“The Christians Bill of Rights” (living godly in a pagan society)

In Augustine’s brilliant tome, “The City of God”, he depicts members of two societies: The City of God and The City of Man. Both are bound by God’s sovereignty; both are under the authority of His Word, but the two cities posses very different realities.

A Biblical Conversation Concerning Charismatic Gifts – NT Prophecy

A Biblical Conversation Concerning Charismatic Gifts – NT Prophecy

In the wake of Dr. MacArthur’s Strange Fire conference there has been a myriad of discussions, debates and social media conflagration that has erupted. I am honored to join friends Rob Wilkerson and Adrian Warnock to discuss elements of this conference and in specific the NT biblical gift of prophecy. I would relish your comments. SDG!

The Sovereignty of God and Prayer by John Piper

The Sovereignty of God and Prayer by John Piper

“the Spirit of God intercedes for us according to the will of God” (Romans 8:27)

I am often asked, “If you believe God works all things according to the counsel of his will (Ephesians 1:11) and that His knowledge of all things past, present, and future is infallible, then what is the point of praying that anything happen?”

Usually this question is asked in relation to human decision: “If God has predestined some to be his sons and chosen them before the foundation of the world (Ephesians 1:4) then what’s the point in praying for anyone’s conversion?”

God’s Word… A Weapon of Mass Instruction

God’s Word… A Weapon of Mass Instruction

Our only rule of faith and practice is God’s Word. Its authority knows no equal. May this article encourage you as to its sufficiency and supremacy. (Psalm 19:7-9)