HT-Dr. Michael Horton from his facebook post at https://www.facebook.com/michaelscotthorton/ Many Christians are intolerant. They are loud, obnoxious, and quick to tell people about what they are against. They imagine that they are hating the sin but loving the sinner. Why is this so?
from Grace to You.org Repentance is no more a meritorious work than its counterpart, faith. It is an inward response. Genuine repentance pleads with the Lord to forgive and deliver from the burden of sin and the fear of judgment and hell. It is the attitude of the publican who, fearful of even looking toward […]
from Founders.org I am preaching through the pastoral letters and when I recently began 2 Timothy I was reminded of the concern that Paul expresses about how the gospel will be handled after his death. He not only emphasizes the importance and centrality of the gospel—which he does in all his letters, but he also […]
frm Ligonier.org God is sovereign in creation, providence, redemption, and judgment. That is a central assertion of Christian belief and especially in Reformed theology. God is King and Lord of all. To put this another way: nothing happens without God’s willing it to happen, willing it to happen before it happens, and willing it to […]
Luke 23:26 And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. 27 And there followed him a great multitude of the people and of women who were mourning and lamenting for him. 28 But […]
from Sovereign Grace Baptist Church Anniston, Alabama Here’s my devotional thought pulled from one of today’s portions of R. M. M’Cheyne’s “Daily Bread” Bible Reading Calendar. THE PURPOSE OF CHRIST- by Jon Cardwell “For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth….”. John […]
Flee for safety, O people of Benjamin, from the midst of Jerusalem! Blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and raise a signal on Beth-haccherem, for disaster looms out of the north, and great destruction. 2 The lovely and delicately bred I will destroy, the daughter of Zion.[a] 3 Shepherds with their flocks shall come against her; […]