On the Outrage Over the Nashville Statement

Several Christian leaders recently released a statement which was designed to clarify the Biblical position on human sexuality. The statement said nothing new about these issues. Christians have held every proposition in this document for thousands of years. What is new over the past years, is the outrage that comes from those who disagree with statements … Continue reading On the Outrage Over the Nashville Statement

Finding Hope in Weakness

And he [Samson] was sore athirst, and called on the LORD, and said, Thou hast given this great deliverance into the hand of thy servant: and now shall I die for thirst, and fall into the hand of the uncircumcised? Judges 15:18 It seems that many times when we have been strengthened by God and … Continue reading Finding Hope in Weakness

Depart From Me, I Never Knew You

It is hard to believe that it has been almost nine years since I posted the video below on YouTube. Of course, some of the images in the video make it look like it is 20 years old. Though the media may be dated, the truth stays the same. This is a clip from a … Continue reading Depart From Me, I Never Knew You

Desiring God Book Study by Chapter

It is not wrong for you to pursue your joy. The problem with fallen man is not that we seek our pleasure, but that we are seeking it in cisterns that can hold no water. As John Piper puts it, "we are far too easily pleased." God has offered Himself to us as our source … Continue reading Desiring God Book Study by Chapter

Prayer: The Forerunner of Mercy – Spurgeon

"Thus saith the Lord God; I will yet for this be enquired of by the house of Israel, to do it for them." -Ezekiel 36:37 Prayer is the forerunner of mercy. Turn to sacred history, and you will find that scarcely ever did a great mercy come to this world unheralded by supplication. You have found … Continue reading Prayer: The Forerunner of Mercy – Spurgeon

Your Fears Are Lying To You [Video]

I recently taught a lesson which looks at the lies our fears tell us and addresses them with the word of God. The audio can be downloaded at the following link. Your Fears are Lying To You mp3   https://youtu.be/X7MhgMCFykM  

Google Maps Captures a Fight of Faith Moment

I never expected this, but here we are. Of all things, Google Maps has provided a glimpse behind the scenes of one of the most popular posts on this blog. I recently wrote a post called Our Quiet Times Are Rarely As They Appear. In that post, I anonymously wrote myself into the story about … Continue reading Google Maps Captures a Fight of Faith Moment

Take A Stand Against Error – J. Gresham Machen

Men tell us that our preaching should be positive and not negative, that we can preach the truth without attacking error. But if we follow that advice we shall have to close our Bible and desert its teachings. The New Testament is a polemic book almost from beginning to end. Some years ago I was … Continue reading Take A Stand Against Error – J. Gresham Machen

7 Questions to Get to the Heart of Any Worldview

  Everyone has a worldview. Even the person who says worldview studies are a waste of time says it because of their worldview. A worldview is a person's perspective of the world, but at its core, it is a set of basic presuppositions that a person believes through which they filter all other non-basic beliefs. … Continue reading 7 Questions to Get to the Heart of Any Worldview

God’s Moral Law and Absolutism: Introduction

What do you do when it seems you have to choose between two sins? For instance, the midwives in the Old Testament, do they lie and say that the Jewish women have their babies too quickly to kill them, or do they tell them the truth and fail to protect the babies (see Exodus chapter … Continue reading God’s Moral Law and Absolutism: Introduction