Christianity

No More Scarlet Letters

W. Somerset Maugham once said, “There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.” With networks and newspapers broadcasting another New York Congressman’s sordid sexual secrets, and…

Spurgeon on the Emergent Church

There is nothing new under the under the sun. Charles Spurgeon addresses the theological liberalism of his (and our) day: Mark you, in proportion as the modern theology is preached the vice of this generation increases. To a great degree…

Weekly Sermon:You Will Never See Death

Jesus is not above vicious opposition. His haters in John 8 not only pound him with a racial slur, but even charge him with having a demon. But in unfathomable mercy, Jesus continues to love his enemies by telling them…

Memorizing Scripture for Praying Scripture

Complementing this morning’s post, there is another resource to consider for Scripture memorization. Take Words With You Tim Kerr, pastor of Sovereign Grace Church in Toronto, has put together a booket that categorizes verses of God’s promises and intercessory prayers…

The Eternity of Hell Torments

The truth of hell is horrible, and for this very reason we are wise to give time to serious meditation on the reality of the eternal punishment that those who reject Jesus Christ will experience. In Jonathan Edwards’ sermon on…

What Bob Dylan Got Right

In 1979 Bob Dylan recorded the song “Gotta Serve Somebody.” For those who listen with biblically informed ears the refrain echoes Paul and Jesus: Paul: “You are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to…