Having Peace Like a River
The peace of God is that which flows like a river; in that it is unending, refreshing, and life-giving. Paul calls us to "not be anxious about anything"...
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 Kindness to Crippled Men
Think of it, crippled Mephibosheth, he is probably being brought before David on a cart or carried in by others to the king's chamber.
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.
Chosen to Stand Before God
Man lost the greatest of all his privileges: beholding the face of God. Man’s sin hid the greatest Treasure of all from us. Man has been put out of...
The God That Chooses
Yes, but that also is not going back far enough. We must go back before our world existed...to the God who chooses.
The Vital Importance of Prayer
Here are six reasons on the vital importance of prayer. 1) Prayer as communion to God, is the goal of the Gospel. 2) Prayer as asking...
By nature man is cursed for having transgressed God's laws. The sons of Adam are a cursed race. For God to ever bless anyone who has sinned and broken His...
Busyness Leads to God Hiding Himself?
At times when someone asks, "How do I deal with the hiddenness of God?" it is not God hiding Himself from us, but our own sin or busyness and neglect of the Lord that is the problem.
Grace to You and Peace
When we read, "grace to you and peace from God..." (Eph. 1:2) we don't want to think it's just a salutation. We have to watch out for familiarity to set in...
Persistence is Necessary
Yet in these parables the Lord Jesus is telling us ahead of time that persistence is necessary in the Christian life.
The Truth Sets You Free from Sexual Lust
If a believer who fights against sexual lust can but look and realize that resisting temptation here is but for a moment. Yet in a brief vapor...
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?
Reasons to Accept the Differing Christian
So Romans 14 provides some very helpful guidance in dealing with differences among Christians in the church.
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...
The Law of the Spirit of Life (Part 6)
Brethren, what sin does, is takes the God given appetites of the body and turns them into deceitful desires. When sin seeks to reign it takes the desires you have and turns them against you...
The Impossible – Fellowship Conference New England
Beloved, we have every reason to ask God for the impossible. To save those to whom it appears impossible to be saved. To send revival to places where it seems hardened beyond hope.
Tardiness: Is Being Habitually Late Sinful?
Is habitual tardiness a sin? If so, how should Christians be living their lives in light of this sin being so overlooked and tolerated as normal in our society and even in some of our churches?
I Feel Like I’m Spiritually Dying
We need to be aware of how God presents Himself in Scripture, because sometimes during evangelism the person will describe that "the Lord is not saving me."
Listen to Jesus, But Not Paul?
Sadly many "evangelicals" are uncertain if Christ and Paul are on the same page, and in this message Tim refutes this idea and shows that they clearly are on the same page.
Evangelism: A Matter of Repentance & Faith
"Repent and believe in the gospel." Our evangelism must consist of such a message if we want to win souls to Christ. Jesus said to His disciples that if they would follow Him...
Holiness to Completion in the Fear of God (Part 5)
Are there really two different types of fear? If so, how do they differ from each other? And if they are different, which fear is Paul referring to in such verses as...
“Honestly Wrestling” With the Problem of God’s Existence?
The Bible never views unbelief as something excusable. I get so tired of hearing this thing of, "Honestly wrestling with the problem." The idea is that something happens...