How To Do It
The fact of the matter is, the Bible is not a How-To book; it is a What-To book. God tells us what to do, what must be done, what is our responsibility according to His laws and principles.
Be Careful Before You Call Someone Antinomian
When you start talking this way people want to label you as antinomian, you know saying, "You guys just allow everything." No, that's not it...
Authentic Christianity is a thorn in the side of this popular culture of the world in which we live in. The light of Jesus Christ in you, will have an effect...
Praising God For Our Adoption
In expressing to you the doctrine of adoption, we realize that somebody can be adopted and not really recognize what that is. Being adopted is one thing, but recognizing you are adopted is...
Appreciating Our Adoption
Many Reformed theologians consider adoption to be the very highest privilege that the Gospel offers. Yet, it seems that the church has historically neglected this doctrine...
God’s Unlimited Resources for the Believer’s Holiness
How can we pray that with confidence? Because God's unlimited resources are available for the believer's holiness and conformity to Jesus Christ.
Discipleship – Exclusive Allegiance
Jesus gave a call to radical discipleship, to exclusive allegiance. The call to become a Christian is a call to have Jesus be our Lord and our God.
God’s People Are Saints
God writes His name on His people, and the name He writes is one that reflects His own righteousness and holiness. Believers are repeatedly called saints.
The Glory of God Displayed in the Gospel
The gospel of Jesus Christ displays the glory of God in the fullest sense. Man's wisdom could never come up with what God has done in the gospel.
Are There Two Judgments?
It sound like there's a judgment at the very end, and also a judgment immediately after a person's death. Does this mean that there are two judgments?
Swimming Where the Cleansing Waters Are (Part 7)
There really are things you can do to be splashing in the water that cleanses and there are things you can do that take you away from there. It is possible by your own actions...
Daniel’s 70 Weeks (Part 11)
The last four verses of Daniel 9 are rich with prophecy concerning the great atoning work of our Lord Jesus Christ. Many try to find the anti-Christ in these verses, but it is Christ we need to look for here.
Hell and Eternal Punishment – Part 2
Continuing in Jesus' teachings regarding the reality of hell and eternal punishment.
Lordship: All Christians Are Disciples
It appears that you are saying that one can be a Christian, a convert, and yet not be a disciple. I would say that all Christians are disciples.
Is Your Faith Directed Towards Yourself or to Christ?
We are not called to have faith in our faith. There is a different object of faith that the writer of Hebrews is pleading with you here in verse...
Hell and Eternal Punishment – Part 1
Jesus taught that hell is a reality that ought to affect our present lives profoundly.
It’s Trustworthy that Christ Saves Sinners
Does anybody get weary of all the opinions and empty promises in our world and long for a word of truth? We all want something that we can rest our souls on and confide in.
The Power Behind Our Sanctification (Part 4)
Though Paul says we have a responsibility to cleanse ourselves, we must remember that the power behind our sanctification is not found in us...
Is Being Blotted Out of the “Book of Life” Losing My Salvation?
It's very interesting how many people look at Revelation 3:5 and say, "Oh look, you can be blotted out of God's book of life." Yet it says exactly the opposite...
The Christian’s Self Cleansing (Part 2)
The people who Paul calls to "cleanse" themselves “from every defilement of body and spirit” are called “beloved”. It is only by being one of the beloved...
The Christian’s Self Cleansing (Part 1)
2 Corinthians 7:1 - Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.
Deliberate Holiness (Psalm 119:57)
David's attitude of deliberate holiness is impressive and something we should imitate. He is purposeful in his pursuit of holiness when he says in Psalm 119, “I promise to keep your words.”
A Venture into Hard Things: Part 2
This is the second of two messages in which Matthew 24 is explored. Jesus taught that His own generation would not pass away until the first part of this chapter was fulfilled.
A Venture into Hard Things: Part 1
Some have said that Matthew 24 is the most difficult chapter in the entire Bible. This is the first of two messages in which an attempt is made to try to make sense of this difficult chapter.
The Life of Faith is Not An Easy Path
You can't walk by faith when you're trying to walk by sight and hold on to where you are and who you are.
The Sitting Son of Man (Part 8)
The last portion of Matthew 25 is not a parable, but an actual description of Judgement Day.