Tag Archives: Gospel

Missing the Heart of the Matter

Human wisdom sometimes sees the immediate cause of a problem but it does not see the root, which is always sin. Continue reading

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Preaching the Impossible

Oh! how I thank God that salvation is something which He gives to us, for we can all receive a gift, the weakest as well as the strongest. There is literally hope for all. Continue reading

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Yet I Will Rejoice

“Though the fig tree should not blossom,  nor fruit be on the vines,  the produce of the olive fail,  and the fields yield no food,  the flock be cut off from the fold,  and there be no herd in the … Continue reading

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A Successful Church

For the church there is no calling to success, but a call to faithfulness. Continue reading

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Our Common Salvation

There is nothing common or everyday about our salvation. It is the glorious gospel of God’s redeeming work for His beloved in Jesus Christ. Paul talks about the height and breadth and depth of God’s love for us, the mystery of the gospel of Salvation – surely no common stuff! Continue reading

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Defeating Pride by Showing Honor

Pride is really nothing more than a defense against a perceived threat. When we rest secure in the promises of God, then pride serves no purpose, and we can honor God and one another as we are commanded. Continue reading

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Haiti Mission 2014 – Day 5 – Try a little Kindness

Ahh… peace and quiet at last. It’s day 5 in Haiti, and for the first time since we’ve arrived, we can hear the waves crashing in to shore. There’s no music blaring outside until three in the morning. Just the … Continue reading

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