The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into His fields. – Matthew 9:37b-38 (NLT) No one would deny the great need for laborers for the gospel in this hour. Not only is there the great […]
By faith Noah, being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of the rightesouness that comes by faith. – Hebrews 11:7 (ESV) Have we fully considered the faith of Noah? He believed […]
We often speak of the “Kingdom of God” or the “Kingdom of Heaven” in Christian circles but I am afraid that very few of us actually know what we are talking about. I say this because there seems to be volume upon volume written on the kingdom, each volume trying to present the kingdom slightly […]
This is part of the series Blessed are the Poor in Spirit. The next post in this series is Blessed are the Poor in Spirit Part 2. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 5:3 (ESV) Jesus promises a governmental position in the government, or rule, of […]This is part of the series Blessed are the Poor in Spirit.
Recently I was spending some time with one of my daughters and at her request, we ended up watching one of her videos. When it stopped, the television defaulted to a Christian channel and they were showing a movie of Noah and the ark. She begged to watch it, so we watched some of it. […]
This is part of the series Have we Settled for Morality?. The next post in this series is Contending for Morality.My heart was captivated recently by the question, “have we settled for morality?” What I mean by this question is has the Christian church, particularly in America, settled on debating the culture merely on issues […]This is part of the series Have we Settled for Morality?.
I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, if anyone steadfastly believes in Me, he will himself be able to do the things that I do; and he will do even greater things than these, because I go to the Father. – John 14:12 Many of us have heard this passage preached many times with […]
This is part of the series New Testament Law. The previous post in this series is The Law – Part Three – Evangelism. The next post in this series is The Law – Part Five – Christ is Supreme.In the last post, we discussed how a proper understanding of God’s law affects our evangelism and […]This is part of the series New Testament Law.
This is part of the series New Testament Law. The previous post in this series is The Law – Part Two – Defining Repentance. The next post in this series is The Law – Part Four.In the last post in this series we discussed the issue of genuine repentance. At this point we must discuss […]This is part of the series New Testament Law.
My heart has been stirred lately on the issue of dispensationalism. Proponents of dispensationalism would argue that it has been taught in the Scriptures since the New Testament. For the sake of clarification, what we need to examine is more what we might call the effects of the dispensational theology that was initially formalized in […]
While working on a new post, I came across two powerful quotes I wanted to pass along. Both are worth some time and consideration. First from John Piper, Hunger for God, p. 14 – The greatest enemy of hunger for God is not poison but apple pie. It is not the banquet of the wicked […]
John Baptist and the PhariseesI have been deeply moved the last few days over the issue of Jealousy for the Lord and for His name. Are we truly jealous for the name “Jesus” and the demonstration that are attributed to His name? As the world continues to use that precious name as nothing more than […]