Mark 2:16-17

Original Text καὶ οἱ γραμματεῖς καὶ οἱ Φαρισαῖοι, ἰδόντες αὐτὸν ἐσθίοντα μετὰ τῶν τελωνῶν καὶ ἁμαρτωλῶν ἔλεγον τοῖς μαθηταῖς αὐτοῦ Τι ὅτι μετὰ τῶν τελωνῶν καὶ ἁμαρτωλῶν ἐσθίει καὶ πίνει καὶ ἀκούσας ὁ Ἰησοῦς λέγει αὐτοῖς Οὐ χρείαν ἔχουσιν οἱ ἰσχύοντες ἰατροῦ ἀλλ’ οἱ κακῶς   ἔχοντες·  οὐκ ἦλθον καλέσαι δικαίους ἀλλὰ ἁμαρτωλούς εἰς μετάνοιαν Translation “And the Scribes and the Pharisees, having … More Mark 2:16-17

Unleashed Wrath

A sobering thought from Jonathan Edwards. Since what he says is controversial in today’s theological landscape, especially with things like universalism abounding, words like these are needed all the more in our day to remind us of the hard truths of God and every man’s desperate, desperate need of a Savior. Deuteronomy 9:7- “Remember, and … More Unleashed Wrath

The 6th Command

“Thou shalt not kill.” The scope of this command regards any act that unjustly takes innocent life, acts that do physical harm, and acts concerning other people’s temporal welfare. The positive force of this command is to act in ways that promote human welfare. This begins in the heart, out of our attitude toward life … More The 6th Command

Relief in God Alone

“When men had lost a spiritual acquaintance with the covenant of grace and mystery of the Gospel, the design of eternal love and efficacy of the blood of Christ, they betook themselves for relief, under their entanglements, to the broken cisterns mentioned. This mistake is predominant in all that are under the law; that is, … More Relief in God Alone