Appreciating Our Adoption
Many Reformed theologians consider adoption to be the very highest privilege that the Gospel offers. Yet, it seems that the church has historically neglected this doctrine...
Praising God For Our Adoption
In expressing to you the doctrine of adoption, we realize that somebody can be adopted and not really recognize what that is. Being adopted is one thing, but recognizing you are adopted is...
Having Peace Like a River
The peace of God is that which flows like a river; in that it is unending, refreshing, and life-giving. Paul calls us to "not be anxious about anything"...
The Law of Christ (Part 1)
As a Christian, Paul is neither "under the Law" nor "without law"; instead, he is "under the law of Christ." (1 Cor. 9:20-21) That is, Paul no longer thinks of godly living in terms...
The Law of Christ: Freedom From The Law (Part 2)
The Christian is not under the Law as a covenant rule of duty; he is "in-lawed to Christ." And Christ gives him a much clearer and higher revelation of duty than the Law of Moses did.
The Law of Christ (Part 3)
The law of Christ is superior to every other revelation of law because it flows from His "new commandment" that we are to "loved as He loved." This Christlike love embodies...
Feasts Forever and Old Testament Food Laws?
If you view the Old Testament food laws as "Health Food from God", then you're missing the point of those laws. The Lord gave those food laws to...
“Who Kissed Me?” – The Law of Christ in Action
This reality of the law of Christ is well illustrated by an account from the life of Evangeline Booth (1865-1950), daughter of William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army. As one who ministered...
Christ The True Vine (Part 1)
We come to Jesus Christ alone, and look to His finished work alone, to be received by faith alone, regarding our right standing. But we don't move on from Jesus to begin to live the Christian life and bear much fruit....
Authentic Christianity is a thorn in the side of this popular culture of the world in which we live in. The light of Jesus Christ in you, will have an effect...
Be Careful Before You Call Someone Antinomian
When you start talking this way people want to label you as antinomian, you know saying, "You guys just allow everything." No, that's not it...
What Does It Mean to Believe?
What does it mean to believe? It does not mean a mental assent only, but it means to trust. What does it mean to trust? It means...
We Need a Greater Glimpse of Christ
The problem with most of us is we have so little glimpse of Christ. It's not that you don't know enough commandments.
Highly Favored in the Beloved
If you want to know how to properly estimate God's love for us, then just behold the Beloved - Jesus Christ. He whom was held tightly and eternally in the bosom of the Father...
True Biblical Unity
I want to speak, in my one session, on the blessedness of Christians dwelling together in unity. True biblical unity of believers....
What Does It Mean to Be a Saint?
What does it mean to be a saint? The Catholics want to pronounce Mother Teresa to be a saint, but is that the reality of what the term saint means? No, rather every true Christian...
Children: Jesus is the Anchor of the Soul
This is one of the lessons from our Children's vacation bible school. Christ alone is the Anchor of the soul that will save you from the storm...
Grieving and Sending with a Gospel Heart
In view of the brevity of our life, and the great need for more Biblical churches, we should be those who go out with a heart for the lost and seek to proclaim the Gospel.
Ignorance Keeps People From Becoming Christians
Ignorance is the very explanation as to why all men in this world who are not Christians, are not Christians. Why do the lost feel that the things of Christ are boring?
Imprecatory Psalms: Praying Judgment On Our Enemies?
The sentiment in the imprecatory Psalms is not that of an evil personal grudge, but rather of someone desiring judgment...
Love is the Big Thing
Love is not some mushy feeling, it has to do with laying down your life for someone... it is the most costly thing imaginable to love the way the Bible talks about what love is.
Tim Conway Shares About His First Time Preaching
One of the things that happened when I stood in that pulpit, that first time, is my legs barely carried me into the pulpit. When I got there...
Surrendering to Christ is Not Drudgery
Surrendering to Christ is not drudgery. We are surrendering to His kindness and goodness. We should not fight against the Lord's will because...
Our Marriage to Christ is Most Important
Marriage is indeed important and defining in the believer's life, but it is not the most important thing to be said of the Christian's life.
What Have You Done, Lord?
This song was taken from Bob Jennings' prayer, from the sermon "Blessed Are Those Who Die in the Lord," that he preached two months before his death from cancer.
D.E. Hoste: Soldier and Humble Prayer Warrior for Christ
D.E. Hoste (1861-1946) succeeded Hudson Taylor as the General Director of the China Inland Mission. He lived as a devoted soldier of the Lord Jesus and had a passion to win souls for Christ.
Do You Know Multiple Languages For Such a Time as This?
Do you know multiple languages for such a time as this? Few have the Greek and Hebrew language abilities to translate the Bible, and may God raise up more of those laborers...
What is the Worst Pandemic in History?
As we currently face the Coronavirus outbreak we should ask ourselves, “What is the worst pandemic in history?” And how did it spread? Was it stopped? What was, and is the treatment?
Jesus, You Are My All in All
This is a version of the song All in All that was written by Dennis Jernigan, who was mercifully saved in 1981 out of false Christianity and homosexuality.