Francis J. Grimke | Christianity & Race Prejudice

The following is an excerpt from a sermon entitled Christianity and Race Prejudice, Preached on June 5, 1910 and reprinted in The Faithful Preacher: Recapturing the Vision of Three Pioneering African-American Pastors by Thabiti Anyabwile. Sermon Text: The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from … Continue reading Francis J. Grimke | Christianity & Race Prejudice

11 Glorious Privileges of Being Adopted by God

From a modern translation of the 1689 London Baptist Confession, Chapter 12- Adoption: God has granted that all those who are justified would receive the grace of adoption, in and for the sake of His only Son Jesus Christ (Ephesians 1:5 | Galatians 4:4-5). By this, they are counted among the children of God and … Continue reading 11 Glorious Privileges of Being Adopted by God

Conduits of God’s Hospitality

In light of the last post, here is a great quote from John Piper from his extremely helpful sermon: Strategic Hospitality: When we practice hospitality, here’s what happens: we experience the refreshing joy of becoming conduits of God’s hospitality rather than being self-decaying cul-de-sacs. The joy of receiving God’s hospitality decays and dies if it … Continue reading Conduits of God’s Hospitality