“I believe it to be a grave mistake to present Christianity as something charming and popular with no offence in it. We cannot blink the fact that gentle Jesus meek and mild was so stiff in His opinions and so inflammatory in His language that He was thrown out of church, stoned, hunted from place […]
“Christ died to save us, not from suffering, but from ourselves; not from injustice, far less from justice, but from being unjust. He died that we might live, but live as he lives – by dying as he died, who died to himself that he might live unto God. If we do not die to […]
Sermon ‘Crumbs’ The Psalms often urge us to “sing a new song” (33:3; 40:1; 144:9; 149:1; Isaiah 42:10). Psalms 146-150 begin and end with Hallelu Yah, which is translated Praise the Lord.
“The heavens declare the glory of God.” (Psalm 19:1) “The law of the Lord is perfect.” (Psalm 19:7)
God is not in the least threatened or thrown by the rebellion of the wicked; neither are those who take refuge in him.
Without justification it is impossible to have real peace. Conscience forbids it. Sin is a mountain between a man and God, and must be taken away. The sense of guilt lies heavy on the heart and must be removed. Unpardoned sin will murder peace. The true Christian knows all this well. His peace arises from […]
“You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.” (Psalm 16:11) “Hearts on earth say in the course of a joyful experience, ‘I don’t want this ever to end.’ But it invariably does. The hearts in heaven say, […]
My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken. (Psalm 62:1-2)
“He is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.” (1 John 2:2, KJV) This Morning’s sermon features a not-so-familiar theological term, “propitiation. The word means “that which turns aside the wrath of God so that he is favorably disposed toward us.” It is […]
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. (1 Corinthians 13:6)
Sermon Notes 1 Corinthians 13:4,5,7 Love . . . is patient is kind (and is not rude) does not envy, does not boast, is not proud or self-seeking is not easily angered keeps no record of wrongs always protects always trusts always hopes always perseveres
I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes. (Romans 1:16)
I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike at his heel. (Genesis 3:15)