Pilgrim’s Progress Discussion Questions by Chapter

I recently taught a class through Pilgrim's Progress. Below are the discussion questions for each chapter. Chapter 1 -pp. 1-17 in the Revell Spire Edition -pp. 1-26 in the Moody Classic Edition -pp. 1-27 in Pilgrim’s Progress in Today’s English -pp. 1-20 Barbour and Company. 1985 1. What is the book Christian has in his … Continue reading Pilgrim’s Progress Discussion Questions by Chapter

Answering Jewish Arguments Against Jesus

I recently had the privilege of being a guest on the Apologetics.com radio show which airs Saturday mornings on KKLA 99.5 FM in Los Angeles.  The discussion was lead by Christopher Neiswonger on how to answer Jewish arguments against Jesus. The MP3 can be found at the link below, or it can be downloaded here. It … Continue reading Answering Jewish Arguments Against Jesus

Why God’s Promise to Provide Does Not Always Give Us Peace

All throughout scripture, we are promised that God will meet our needs. Jesus said, "Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?2 And which of you by being anxious can add a single … Continue reading Why God’s Promise to Provide Does Not Always Give Us Peace

Every Fear Must Bow

You, O Lord, are my refuge and strength. No matter what fears assail me, they cannot stand before you. Whether my anxieties are based on reality or the result of my doubting heart, you are the calmer of my soul. There is no darkness your light cannot penetrate. You are my peace. Every fear finds … Continue reading Every Fear Must Bow

Understanding Justification: The Necessity of Double Imputation

The Illustration His mom had laid out the situation. The room was to be clean by 4:00 p.m. If he completed the job on time, his mom would buy him movie tickets so he could go out with his friends. If he did not finish on time, he would be grounded for a week. At 4:00 … Continue reading Understanding Justification: The Necessity of Double Imputation

There is Grain in Egypt [Sermon]

Here is a sermon I preached recently which looks at the typology of Joseph's brothers who came to buy grain from him in Genesis 42. Like the brothers, even when it seems God is against us, we must remember that He will supply our need. There is grain in Egypt -In times of famine -In … Continue reading There is Grain in Egypt [Sermon]

3 Reflections on Sickness and the Christian Life

Being laid up for three days gives you some time to think about your frailty. Day one was enough in itself, but when you expect to get better on day two, and it gets worse, it starts to lower your spirits.  Today, the third day, is the first day I have had enough strength to sit … Continue reading 3 Reflections on Sickness and the Christian Life

The Millennium: A Look at Revelation 20

Revelation 20 is one of the most debated passages in Scripture. When reading commentaries on this passage, it seems that there are about as many interpretations as there are writers. What causes this to be such a unique passage of Scripture is that according to Eerdmans’ Handbook on the Bible, this is the Scripture "which … Continue reading The Millennium: A Look at Revelation 20

A Fear That Makes You Fearless

There is a fear that will make you fearless. Many of God’s great saints have gone through times which shook them with such terrible fear that they felt paralyzed, but it is in those times that they learned that Christ is everything.