“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
Psalm 130:1 “Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord.” “Perplexed thoughtfulness about their great unkindness towards God, is another part of the depths of sin-entangled souls. So David complains, ‘I have remembered God, and was troubled.’ Psalm 77:3. How came the remembrance of God to be a matter of trouble to him? … More The Depths of Sin
Discerning The Missionary Call Some of the simplest decisions can be filled with all manner of doubts, questions, second-guesses, and distractions. Many of us have experienced this with things as silly as deciding what to get while standing in line for ice-cream: “Should I get chocolate ice-cream, or vanilla? What did I get last time? … More Discerning the Missionary Call
“I just want to know what God’s will is for me… I want to know what to do… What if I make the wrong decision… I just need a sign or some guidance…” People make about 35,000 decisions a day. They are often small, like deciding what color of socks to wear, but with this … More God’s Will For My Life
“You believe that God is one. You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder.” Andrew Fuller “Judge, my friend, and let the reader judge, whether the meaning of the apostle be not expressed in the following paraphrase: Show me, if thou canst, a faith which is of any value without … More James 2:19
John 3:18-21: “18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.19 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were … More Why Is Unbelief a Damnable Offense?
Paul gives more insight behind the evangelistic spirit by recalling his own manner of walk with the Thessalonian church. After reading this chapter and keeping in mind Galatians 6:12, there is stark contrast between true evangelism and false. In Galatians, the proselytes were only trying to make “a fair show in the flesh,” a zeal … More 1 Thessalonians 2