Then the priest shall look, and if the leprous disease has covered all his body, he shall pronounce him clean of the disease; it has all turned white, and he is clean. Lev. 13:13 This verse may seem strange to many of today’s readers, but if leprosy had only covered part of the body and not … Continue reading Salvation is Only for People Who Are Entirely Sinful
Contrary to the popular notion, as the pastor preached on hell, instead of pushing me away, he drew me into the grace of God. As I sat there, the preacher was scriptural, somber, and approached the subject with a reverence that made us all sit up and pay attention. I was at one of the … Continue reading How a Sermon on Hell Lifted my Soul
It was darkness, and it was light. It was torment, and it was peace. It was death, and it was life. The Cross; two heavy wooden beams, shouldered by the man of sorrows. It pressed hard upon His back. A back that had already been turned into an open wound by the lashes it had … Continue reading The Day Death Became Life
There are kisses for every one of your despairs. Every wound and disease that eats at your soul can be addressed by the kisses of God. Children of God and those who long to be, run to your father while there is still time. Satan tells you that you are unworthy of the kisses of God, and the truth is you have never been worthy nor will you ever be. But that is the very reason you must go. Only the kisses of your father can offer you anything. The world will offer you its kisses, but they are the kisses of Judas. Betraying kisses that will lead to your demise. Reject the kisses of this world and run to your Father.
Our sin is staggeringly heinous! We are finite beings who have sinned against an infinite God. This means each of our transgressions, and we have many, are worthy of infinite wrath. We are prone to wander, and even as believers, we have defiled ourselves more recently than we would like to admit. John Owen once … Continue reading Lay Your Sin-Soiled Hands on the Head of Jesus
"This is the best clarifying juxtaposition of truth and prosperity preaching I know of. I pray millions of people around the world will watch this for the glory of Christ and his Good News." -John Piper American Gospel will stir even the most devout Christian to repent of not resting entirely in Jesus. For even … Continue reading American Gospel – Documentary Review
"Do you love Me?" - John 21:17 Does not Jesus in thus appealing to me, in effect say: For you, I left the realms of glory, and the adoration of ten thousand times ten thousand holy ones! For you, I became incarnate, took on the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness … Continue reading 12 Things God Does for the Believer
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