How Alive is Alive? Seated With Christ in The Heavenly Places (Part 3)
This passage is the very pinnacle of what God has already done for the believer. The Apostle is giving us this great reality about who we are as Christians...
How Alive is Alive? He Raised Us Up With Him (Part 2)
This is where we often go wrong: When we look at lost men we do not think they are as lost as they are. And when we look at Christians, we do not recognize...
How Alive is Alive? The Four-Fold Risenness of the Christian (Part 1)
The Bible teaches us that it is God who makes Christians. Paul says in Ephesians that God has made us alive together with Christ. God makes people into...
The Arrows of God’s Discipline
The arrows of God’s discipline are aimed at, and hit a particular object. The object is sin, a particular sin. It is not the believer’s only sin, but it is the sin which God wants out of his life now.
Old Man is Sinning, Not the New Creation?
Tim refutes the idea that some come away with from 1 John 5:18. The error that born again believers have two natures: the old, and the new nature...
Introspectionism has its seekers looking, not at Christ as their hope, but their repentance. Thus repentance itself becomes a fetish.
Understanding Spiritual Growth
Jesus taught that there is a time element involved with the believer's spiritual growth. It is often unnoticeable. Yet the believer is able to look back over time and detect growth.
Nathan speaks on the under-appreciated value of spiritual stability. Is your walk with Christ stable, consistent, and solid; like a fruitful tree planted by a stream of water?
Don’t Be Deceived
The Bible commands us to not be deceived and delude ourselves. Paul says, "Evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived."
Surrendering to Christ is Not Drudgery
Surrendering to Christ is not drudgery. We are surrendering to His kindness and goodness. We should not fight against the Lord's will because...
Surrendering to His Love
Express your absolute allegiance to Christ and be surrendered to His love. Be able to say, "Lord, You are enough; and if I have You, though You strip everything else away, I am satisfied."
Believing in Eternal Punishment Matters
First, if conscious eternal punishment is not true, then ultimately one can sin against God and get by with it. Second, if there is not the danger of men being "tormented forever...