Encouraging Conversation at the Church Meetings
When we are with other Christians, we should purposely plan on turning the conversation to spiritual things. One way is to ask specific questions about the sermon...
Overview of Biblical Eldership: All Elders are Pastors
In 1 Peter 5 the Bible identifies those who shepherd the flock as the elders. It is not just one of the elders who shepherds. The Bible teaches that all of the elders...
Look At Your Day Through a Gospel Lens
Believer, you must look at your day through a gospel lens. That is, focus in upon the precious atoning work of Christ. When you do this, everyday is...
Anxiety is a Waste of Time
If you give into anxiety you will reap fear, condemnation, and discouragement. Anxiety is a wasted choice that dishonors the Savior. Rather we must not yield to anxiety, but take everything to the Lord in prayer.
From Fear to Faith in the Face of Christ
One aspect of mortifying sin is killing our fears. Fear is a drug that makes us think wrongly and it's the beginning of defeat in any situation that...
Amazing Access to the Father
The Gospel gets us all the way to having access with God the Father. This access to God is the summit of it all. It does not get any better than this.
The Two Thieves at the Cross
There are only two responses to Jesus Christ, and these two responses are represented by the two thieves who were also crucified with Christ. Every single...
Gospel Driven Assurance
Contrary to what some have taught, full assurance is possible in this life for every believer because Jesus Christ has secured their justification by His...
Five Common Responses of Those Whom God Uses
Who am I? You say, "I have got this weakness in this area." God says, "Yes I know, I made you like this. I gave you that weakness." God is saying that He is in control...
Satan’s Plan to Distract the Christian
Satan will call all of his hordes together to keep Christians from maintaining an intimate abiding experience with Christ. One strategy the devil will...
The Barrenness of Busyness
King Solomon was an example of someone who had a fatal downward spiral in his walk with God. It didn't happen overnight. It was a slow process of compromise.
The Good Shepherd
Jesus is the door. He's the only way for sinners to enter heaven. But Jesus is not only the door for the sheep, but He's also the Good Shepherd...
The Christian Pilgrimage
Though the Christian pilgrimage is full of heartaches and afflictions; it is also a path full of opportunities to trust the many promises from our God.
The Essential Need for Bible Meditation
Meditation is to think upon, reflect, ask questions, talk with yourself and with God; about God and His Word. There is intentional daily Bible meditation...
Meditation is More Than Bible Reading
Meditation is more than just reading your Bible, but it is to ask questions and ponder the verses with slowed down consideration. Why do people so often not meditate?