February 7, 2021
We aren’t saved by grace without works and then transformed into His likeness by works without grace. The grace that saved us is the grace that sustains us. We are saved and sanctified–both–by the grace of God.
November 15, 2020
Where do bitter roots come from? A person gets hurt or offended or slighted. It may’ve been deliberate or unintentional. It may’ve been an offense that was perceived but not actual.
May 20, 2018
The most frequently repeated prayer in the Bible was “Lord have mercy.” In every case, God/Jesus answered the prayer, granting mercy to the repentant sinner. But, this prayer is not a magic formula…
April 29, 2018
Hebrews 6:19 says that hope is the anchor of our souls. But for many, hope is merely wishful thinking. But if our lives are anchored to mere wishes, they’re far from secure. Time is short. Is your faith and hope in our Most Holy God?
October 16, 2016
Throughout the Scriptures we read about godly people who suffered much affliction. Like the saints of old, and with God’s all-sufficient grace helping us, we press through and press on.
October 9, 2016
Has God’s grace toward you proven to be fruitless or vain or without effect? Is there Holy Spirit activity stirring deep inside? What are the outcomes of God’s grace?
September 11, 2016
Choosing to follow Jesus and submitting our lives to Him can be tough. Fortunately for us, there’s help.
May 1, 2016
The famous preacher, Charles Spurgeon, said this about God’s grace: “If He gives you the grace to make you believe, He will give you the grace to live a holy life afterward.” Despite being justified–declared righteous–we’re called to live godly lives.
April 17, 2016
Do believers still wrestle with indwelling sin? Do we still stumble and fall? Every honest believer must say yes. But here’s some better questions: Has our deliberate pattern of sin been broken? Are we free from sin and free to obey God?