We are prone to impatience and anxiety. We are living in the midst of endless unknown scenarios. When will things be back to normal (if ever)? When will the virus subside? When will churches gather? What will happen to my job? My bank account? My school?, etc. All of these are important questions, but if … Continue reading Anxiety, Impatience, and God’s Fatherly Care
In Why Does God Allow War? Lloyd-Jones ends by calling Romans 8:28 (and the surrounding verses) the final answer to all our questions. Lloyd-Jones ministered through the thick of WWII, even preaching as Westminster Chapel was rattled by German bombs dropped on London. The same word of God that was active and relevant then is … Continue reading MLJ Monday |The Final Answer to All Our Questions
The LORD is my shepherd: I shall not want -Psalm 23:1 Dane Ortlund in the ESV Devotional Psalter: This psalm tells us that life with God means we have no lack (v.1)... But notice that David does not claim this about God when life is easy. This is how God cares for us when we … Continue reading God is With Me. Period.
Quick-Hit Doctrine: Short posts on the basics of Christian Theology. The doctrine of the sufficiency of scripture states that all we need for the knowledge of salvation and the Christian life is contained within the Bible. We do not need any new revelation from God to understand these things or to live in the way … Continue reading Quick-Hit Doctrine: The Sufficiency of Scripture
Quick-Hit Doctrine: Short posts on the basics of Christian Theology. To say that the Bible is inspired is to say that the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments are the words of God. The Bible is not merely a description of God (though scripture does describe him), but it is the very words … Continue reading Quick-Hit Doctrine: Inspiration, Infallibility, Authority of The Bible
He is Risen! “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy, he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead’ [1 Pet 1:3]. In the resurrection of Jesus, this hope has begun to be realized. Its scope … Continue reading The Unshakable Certainty of the Resurrection Project
The following quote from Lloyd-Jones is a timely word of counsel as we walk through a global pandemic. In faith, may we cling to the God who loves us. So, how does one put faith into operation? The first thing you must do when you find yourself in a difficult position is to refuse to … Continue reading MLJ Monday | Faith is a Refusal to Panic