Growing With The Gospel

I started reading a tome on Puritan theology at the beginning of the year. It has been an immense blessing so far, but it has also caused a lot of heartache. The Puritans focused solely on Christ and His gospel, even regarding discipleship. Over the last couple of years, I have realized just how absent... Continue Reading →

The Promise

"I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel." (Genesis 3:15 ESV). "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall... Continue Reading →

The Love of God in The Gospel

One day last week, I was thinking about the love of God, and it just hit me how incredible the love of God is. I hate to say this, but it’s easy for me to forget about God’s love. If we don’t fix our minds on the love of God, it is easy to take... Continue Reading →

A Must Read Gospel Trilogy

If you don’t know the truth, you will be deceived by a lie. Lies always have varying degrees of truth in them; if they didn’t, we wouldn’t be so quick to fall for them. One of the biggest lies in the Church today is the “gospel issue” message. Every cultural issue has suddenly become a... Continue Reading →

Is The Gospel Enough?

Is the gospel enough? That may seem like a ridiculous question but think about it. Do you believe the gospel is enough? Does the church you attend believe the gospel is enough? Is the gospel even presented in your church? One day I was driving home from a church I had been attending for about... Continue Reading →

DEVOTION: One New Man

But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.Ephesians 2:13 NKJV There is much division in the world today. And sadly the same kind of division has come into the Church. That should not be so. In Christ, we are all one; Jew and... Continue Reading →

Do You Really Know?

Have you ever been in a church service that as it is coming to a close your hear these words. "If you don't know Jesus today and would like Him to be your savior, just repeat these words after me, "Dear Jesus, I believe you came and died for me. I repent of my sin... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: World

The World is my parish. - John Wesley John Wesley is the famed preacher from the 1700's and founder of the Methodist Church. He and his friend, George Whitfield were known for their outdoor preaching because they were not allowed in the established churches. Wesley famously said, the world is my parish, implying he would... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Hearing

So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans 10:17 NKJV After we are saved we have a tendency to think we don't need to hear the gospel, that we need to move on to the deeper things. It doesn't get any deeper than the gospel. 2 Corinthians 13:5 NKJV... Continue Reading →

Morning Devotion: Reconciled

"For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life." Romans 5:10 NKJV To be reconciled to God means to go from being His enemy to His friend (Vine's Expository Dictionary). If you look up the... Continue Reading →

Living in The Gospel

1 Corinthians 1:18 NKJV "for the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." Paul goes on to say in chapter two, verse two, "for I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.... Continue Reading →

Evening Devotion: Power

"For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." I Corinthians 1:18 NKJV The gospel is the power of God. That should be the greatest comfort in our efforts to evangelize, it's not our responsibility to convince or... Continue Reading →

Don’t Forget Your Neighborhood

Go into all the world and preach the gospel and make disciples of all nations; these are probably some of the most familiar words to the Christian’s ears. We know these words under the banner of the great commission found in Matthew twenty-eight. We know these words, we hear these words preached, but what about... Continue Reading →

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