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?
March 25, 2016
When Jesus was crucified, it was between two thieves. The question is, which one of these two thieves represents you–the one who dies mocking and rejecting Jesus or the one who initially mocked but then found eternal hope in Jesus dying next to him on the cross? Nothing matters more…
January 10, 2016
There is bad news and good news for all of us. First the bad news: We were born with a terminal disease. Now the Good News: there’s a cure–His name is Jesus!
November 8, 2015
We are all guilty of sin. How effective and final does the the cross of Christ deal with sin? How fully does Jesus save us from it? Our salvation is a threefold salvation. It is initial, progressive, and final.
July 19, 2015
Solomon, in Proverbs chapter 8, makes it clear that God is the sovereign creator of the heavens and the earth. The world was created in wisdom, and when we ignore the wisdom of God, we “injure ourselves” (Proverbs 8:36).
February 22, 2015
King David sinned greatly against God, and Psalm 51 is his cry for mercy and forgiveness, a broken man with a genuinely repentant heart. Psalm 51 should be bookmarked by all Christians as we all need to own it.
February 1, 2015
Psalm 22 is a powerful prophetic Psalm of David written a 1,000 years prior to Jesus Christ. Like Psalm 69 and Isaiah 53, Psalm 22 vividly points to the crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord.
July 6, 2014
The Bible is clear, we were all born into slavery to sin. We act sinfully because we are conceived and reared under its power and influence. But praise be to God, Jesus delivers us and has won our emancipation through His shed blood upon the cross.
April 6, 2014
In Romans 1, Paul cryptically tells how man in his rebellion was given over by God to every kind of hideous evil endeavor. Self-righteous Jews and pagan Gentiles alike are brothers in wickedness and guilty before God. The list is long and ugly. And the list belongs to us.
October 6, 2013
“When you take a good thing and make it the ultimate thing–that’s idolatry.” The admonition to “flee from idolatry” not only applies to us, it overwhelming applies to us because the competition for our hearts is fierce…