Isaiah and the Holy God

When Uzziah died, the LORD gave the prophet Isaiah a transforming vision of Himself. He saw the LORD high and lifted up, and His glory filled the Temple (Isaiah 6:1). It was the great privilege of Isaiah to tell the people of Judah that, while judgment would come to the nation, God would have mercy, … Continue reading Isaiah and the Holy God

The Divine Design for a Christian Marriage

“Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; 26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, 27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it … Continue reading The Divine Design for a Christian Marriage

Suffering and the Grace of God

Suffering is designed to demonstrate the power and grace of God. During His ministry, a blind man came to see Jesus. He wanted to be healed. But before that happened, the disciples had a question. “And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?” … Continue reading Suffering and the Grace of God

A Medal of Honor – For Jesus Christ

A Grateful Heart “Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5:20).   If help is needed in a practical way of learning to give thanks, then begin by giving thanks for the following. Give thanks for the food that is enjoyed. Jesus … Continue reading A Medal of Honor – For Jesus Christ

The Filling of the Holy Spirit

A Normal Christian Life “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit.” Ephesians 5:18 Proposition: The filling of the Holy Spirit is designed by God to be the normal Christian experience. The filling of the Spirit is not something that only a select few can enjoy.  The filling … Continue reading The Filling of the Holy Spirit

Reformed Theology and Its Doctrine

Dr. David F. Wells was Distinguished Senior Research Professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  In 1993, he published his book, No Place for Truth: Or, Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology? in order to share his alarm about the state of the Confessional Church in the world today.  “The disappearance of theology from the life of the … Continue reading Reformed Theology and Its Doctrine

Four Crowns of Glory for Christians

The Bible speaks of several crowns that will be given to Christians as spiritual rewards of service and faithfulness. There is the Crown of Life that will be granted to those who resisted sin and enduring persecution and trial. “Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the … Continue reading Four Crowns of Glory for Christians