Think Before you Jump

Growing up as a child and a young believer in Jesus Christ, I spent a lot of time moving away from the cross and diving right into the benefits. Not to say I didn’t appreciate what Jesus did on the cross but it became background noise to the list of things I wanted from God. … Continue reading

In Spite of Me

Romans 5:6-11 (English Standard Version)  6For(A) while we were still weak, at the right time(B) Christ died for the ungodly. 7For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— 8but(C) God shows his love for us in that(D) while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 9Since, therefore,(E) we have now been … Continue reading

God’s Grace

Saved by grace! There is no greater majestic theme for the Christian. It eliminates all grounds of boasting. Salvation by God’s sovereign grace gives a wonderful assurance. We have security in salvation because our sovereign God elected us in eternity, adopted us into His family, regenerated us, and sealed us with His Spirit. To appreciate … Continue reading

The Gospel in Full View

Image via Wikipedia When we think of the gospel message we see it with self righteous blinders on because the pastor is never talking about us during altar call. Due to this we never really see our sin and the need of a savior clearly. We don’t really see the seriousness of atonement and justification. … Continue reading