A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.17: The Person of Christ and the Nature of the Incarnation

Chapter 8: Of Christ the Mediator, paras. 2-3 2._____ The Son of God, the second person in the Holy Trinity, being very and eternal God, the brightness of the Father's glory, of one substance and equal with him who made the world, who upholdeth and governeth all things he hath made, did, when the fullness of … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.17: The Person of Christ and the Nature of the Incarnation

Revival in the Hands of a Sovereign God: Jonathan Edwards on the Great Awakening

If there were a gene for revival, Jonathan Edwards surely had it. From his father Timothy, Edwards learned how to become a great preacher, to be ambitious, and a learned theologian; and from his maternal grandfather Stoddard, Edwards gained an ineffable revivalist zeal.Of all of Jonathan Edwards’ works there is one that stands above the … Continue reading Revival in the Hands of a Sovereign God: Jonathan Edwards on the Great Awakening

The Geometry of Christ’s Love

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

The Path to Rejoicing

I was reading in Luke Chapter 15 today, and was studying the parable of The Lost Son. This parable hits very close to home for me and is one of my favorite parables in the scriptures. I know the Bible is the absolute, complete and infallible Word of God. It cannot be changed and must … Continue reading The Path to Rejoicing

The War for the Gospel is already Here

I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel—not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ. But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel … Continue reading The War for the Gospel is already Here

Totally Surrendered: The Life of Hudson Taylor

In 1832 James Hudson Taylor was born in England to a devout Methodist home. As a young teen, Taylor had grown somewhat cold to his parent’s religion, but after fervent prayer from his mother and the miraculous work of God’s providence Hudson Taylor would come to know the Lord. His conversion happened as a teenager. … Continue reading Totally Surrendered: The Life of Hudson Taylor

Being Missionaries in Both Word and Deed

Paul wrote to the church at Colossae, “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him” (Col. 3:17).[1] James, the half-brother of the Lord wrote, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves” (Jam. 1:22). … Continue reading Being Missionaries in Both Word and Deed

Who is this Jesus: God, Man, or Both?

And the men marveled, saying, “What sort of man is this, that even winds and sea obey him?” -Matthew 8:27 There is so much debate today regarding who Jesus was. Was he a teacher, prophet, good man, or God? Many religions have made attempt after attempt to try and disprove that Christ was the God-Man … Continue reading Who is this Jesus: God, Man, or Both?

We are all Called to be Missionaries according to the Early Church

In light of the fear of persecution that many early Christians faced it in no way undercut the missional nature of the church, and the desire by many to see the gospel spread throughout the world. It would seem as though the persecution of their fellow Christians would have undermined the courage of other Christians … Continue reading We are all Called to be Missionaries according to the Early Church