Establishment’s Purpose: Conforming Faith

Hebrews 12:2, 7-8, 11-14 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as … Continue reading

A Discontent Heart

Philippians 4:11 I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.

These words show us that contentment is not a natural propensity of man. “Ill weeds grow apace.” Covetousness, discontent, and murmuring are as natural to man as thorns are to the soil. We need not sow thistles and brambles; they come up naturally enough, because they are indigenous to earth: and so, we need not teach men to complain; they complain fast enough without any education.

Are We There Yet?

I spend a lot of time praying for the Church and not just the local church but the Body of Christ.  I look out into the world from a isolated vantage point.  I see a lot of people wearing their Christian badges and proclaiming to be a child of God.  I see us saying one … Continue reading

Essential Truths of the Christian Faith

I recently heard a podcast by R. C. Sproul on man’s shattered image.  He made a statement that struke a cord wih me.  I don’t know if he realize how profound this statement was.  But anyway here goes: We are sinners not because we sin. Rather, we sin because we are sinners.