While the absence of Jesus is painful, we must also remember that it is beneficial. Here are four reasons the ascension is good that Jesus has left us.
What profit is in affliction? Afflictions are disciplinary. Afflictions teach us—they are the school of the cross.
The covenant of redemption is the theological term for the agreement that was made between the God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit in how they were going to redeem for themselves the elect. This covenant is not mentioned by name in scripture but it is clearly implied that an agreement … Continue reading What is the Covenant of Redemption?
The fig-tree clothing of self-righteousness is utterly unavailing; the Lord who walks amid the trees of the garden strips it away--it cannot abide His righteous glance, His avenging scrutiny.
It is the loveliest season in the Palestine year, when, the rain "over and gone;" the Mount of Olives is carpeted with green, and fresh foliage is clothing its varied groves.
There must have been a deep spiritual meaning in the triumphal entry, since Jesus Himself planned it!
This post is completely out of character for this blog, but I had a little fun in the wood shop last night and wanted to share. https://youtu.be/tzeYPQ56x1c Recently, my wife and I were doing a little work in our house, and we picked up quite a few flooring samples from the local home stores to … Continue reading How to Make Coasters Out of Laminate Flooring Samples
This verse has caused many people undue anxiety. J. Vernon McGee says, that this verse should cause the hair on the back of our necks to stand up, but not in the way it does for many who read it out of context.
The imputed righteousness of Christ will answer all of the fears, doubts, and objections of your soul. How shall I look up to God?--In the righteousness of Christ. How shall I have communion with a holy God?--In the righteousness of Christ? How shall I find acceptance with God?--In the righteousness of Christ. How shall I … Continue reading Where Justice and Mercy Kiss – Thomas Brooks