Philippians 1:12-14 - I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord by my imprisonment, … Continue reading How Suffering Serves to Advance the Gospel
Mark 10:45 - For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many. Christmas is a joyful and wonderful time of year. We celebrate the coming of our Lord, and for many it is a time when they get to gather … Continue reading The Remedy to a Blue Christmas
Many believers try to respond to the "problem of evil" argument against God by immediately trying to argue the facts. Facts do exist, which I will show later, but that is not the first step that should be taken. Rather, the issue can best be settled by trying to define our terms. When someone speaks … Continue reading Evil is Not a Problem for the Christian
so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. – Ephesians 3:17-19 In the Church we often … Continue reading The Geometry of Christ’s Love
Yesterday, I found myself fairly drained. The previous with had been filled with numerous issues, a new semester of School was beginning, and our church is launching a number of ministries since the summer is ending. I walked through the door and my 4 and 2 year old son were fighting over a toys as … Continue reading The Greatest Refuge
And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires … Continue reading The Gospel in Two-Words…
My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him. He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be shaken. On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God. Trust in Him at all times, O people; Pour out your heart before … Continue reading God is My Rock!!