April 7, 2019
Why is Jesus so resolutely intent on going to Jerusalem? Answer: The Lamb of God, with eyes wide open and His gaze fixed like flint, headed to Jerusalem to die for our sins. And there is no greater love in the universe than this!
February 17, 2019
If God has proclaimed and sovereignly ordained His words to be published, ignoring them would be utterly foolish and eternally fatal. Don’t be foolish. Be a hearer and a doer, i.e. listen and obey…
October 28, 2018
What are you doing in the name of the Lord that honors Him? Glorifies Him? Are you driven by consumption or production? As a believer are you merely taking in and filling up or are you spilling over, going forth, serving, helping, giving, doing?
September 23, 2018
When a person is baptized, the Gospel is being depicted for everyone to see. It’s a personal drama professing one’s faith in Jesus Christ and His atoning sacrifice. It’s a one man passion play.
September 2, 2018
God calls us to trust in Him. Our response, when His word tells us to trust and obey, should be “Why not?”
April 22, 2018
Many people claim they love Jesus. Many say they love Jesus but change their minds very quickly when they learn what Jesus actually said.
November 26, 2017
It’s a given that Jesus’ words are often misapplied, dismissed as hyperbole, shared with contextual caveats, or run through theological strainers. What if we just take them in, unfiltered, let them nourish our souls, and allow the Holy Spirit to transform our minds and hearts?
March 12, 2017
Judah’s young King, Jehoshaphat, sought to walk in peace with King Ahab of Israel. While Jehoshaphat was a good king, Ahab was evil.
November 13, 2016
God has a reputation for taking small things and doing enormously big things with them. Examples include David with a small smooth stone and sling, and an unknown boy’s five small loaves and two fish; a little mudpie eyepatch made from dirt and spit.
May 15, 2016
Obviously we’ve been saved, made disciples of our Lord, for purposes far beyond the initial rescue. Hell was a bad destination. Heaven is an awesome destination. And yet God didn’t allow His Son to bear the cross only to have our destinations changed.