Sinners have not grown too hard for the Word. On July 8, 1741 Jonathan Edwards preached arguably the most influential sermon ever delivered on the North American Continent. Popularly known by it’s title, Sinners in the hands of an angry God, Edwards expounded a text from Deuteronomy to vividly explain the dire and utter hopeless … Continue reading The stain that Jesus can wash away.
Some things are better understood through the school of life. That is to say that you can’t learn everything in a classroom. The proof of this can be observed in the pedagogy employed in classrooms as early as kindergarten. Certainly, the field trip to the Birmingham zoo when I was five years old was not … Continue reading Birth, Babies, and the School of Life.
*The following is a manuscript from this week's Theology Thursday video. Theological Thursday, Impeccability of Christ, Hebrews 2:18, 4:!5-16 Good afternoon and welcome to Theological Thursday. I normally write these in my blog—and the manuscript for this will be there if you prefer to read, but I thought … Continue reading Breaking Points and the Impeccability of Christ
The devil is a master trickster. He’s slick, silver-tongued, and skillful in the art of deception. In fact, his trick is of such caliber that he’s been at it for thousands of years with the same old dirty trick. Oh yes, the method used in the garden is still employed today. Granted the vices used … Continue reading The Tempter’s Trick
Dreading the Tuesday morning after Labor Day? Let me share with you why you should joy in the rest Jesus offers, and why it is infinitely better than any Labor Day vacation or nap.
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Why is it that we would rather evangelize strangers than the lost people we know?
If I never needed convincing that Hebrews is where my preaching heart is, these last few weeks have awakened afresh my conviction to challenge students verse by verse, week by week, from these difficult passages from Hebrews.
Can I address the elephant in the room? There are times in my life where I feel as if I am on a journey through a spiritual drought. Seasons where I feel as if I have earplugs in during my daily time with The Lord.
Someone wise once said “People begin to think when they are faced with a problem.” It doesn’t take a long look down the hallways of church history to see this philosophical thought being played out. Take Martin Luther for example, that great German lawyer/monk turned reformer who nailed 95 arguments against Roman Catholic practices to his … Continue reading Don’t read your Bible like a Zombie.