God’s good gifts sometimes don’t seem so good. We think that all of God’s blessings will be things that bring instant gratification and will make our lives… Read more “God’s Gifts Often Look Different Than You Expect”
We can idolize just about anything. Even good things.
Ministry. Work. Family. Sports. TV shows. Celebrity preachers. Worship bands. You name it, we can idolize it.
Another school shooting; this time in Oregon. And with an apparent emphasis toward professing Christians. ISIS beheading people who profess faith in Christ. SCOTUS supposedly making gay “marriage”… Read more “Persecution & Unrighteousness: Has the Church Failed?”
My wife and I have just returned from our second vacation in Orange County, CA. It was much needed and wonderfully restful. We ate good food, drank… Read more “A Theology of Vacation”
In 1st Kings chapter 1, King David is old and his time is short. His oldest living son is Adonijah, and Adonijah declares himself to be the… Read more “I Am Adonijah”
God is love (1 John 4:8). No doubt about it. He is the source of all good (Romans 11:36; James 1:17), and love is very good (1 Corinthians… Read more “God Loves Everyone… Except Esau Apparently”
There is a lot of junk food available here in the U.S. And let’s be honest—a lot of it tastes really good. My favorite has always been… Read more “Spiritual Fitness Check-Up”
God: “You may surely eat of **every** tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for… Read more “Summary of the Fall of Man”
“You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, take care that you are not carried away with the error of lawless people and lose your own stability.” (2 Peter… Read more “Scoffing at What God Has Said?”
“But as for those who have forsaken the only true guide herein, endeavoring to be wise above what is written and to raise their contemplations by fancy… Read more “John Owen on the Sufficiency of Scripture”