Time to once again make our appeal to Heaven
A great many Christians in America have had to deal with an uncomfortable truth the recent weeks: whether you actively engage or not in politics, it will eventually come for YOU... Time is short, and so here are 5 practical realizations that we must come to in order to forge ahead.
Disillusioned as Catholic, Calvary Chapel, Foursquare... Danny Hyde on finding Rest with the Reformers in Christ
Christians are often weary from thinking they always need to be "doing stuff" to impress Jesus and to "stay saved" rather than resting in Christ and His finished work on our behalf. Pastor Danny takes us through the history of Western Christianity's decay into self-centered pietism, and lost sight of the historical and longstanding Christian saints who have gone before us - especially that of the Reformers and the early Church.
Scripture Offers Perspective On the Horrors Of U.S. Slavery
Christianity has an unmistakable relationship with the topic of slavery. Slavery was commonplace in the Roman Empire under which Jesus and his worshipers lived during the first century — which is why it is so frequently mentioned in early-church writings. Slavery is a topic in six of the apostle Paul’s letters as well as Peter’s first-known letter to fellow believers.
Sam Storms is a Reformed Theologian who Speaks in Tounges and Is Not Insane
Sam Storms is a Reformed Pastor who speaks in tounges, has had visions, has seen healings, has heard propteic utterances and is convinced the Bible teaches that the spiritual gifts have not ceased and reminds Christians that we are commanded to pursue them.
Crawford Gibben (author of "An Introduction to John Owen") on John Owen's theology of plague, pandemic, suffering and the judgement of God
Owen had no doubt. The horrific combination of comets, plague, fire, and war proved that God was judging England. The mid-1660s were years of dark providences, which God sent when his “patience is abused,” his “warnings are despised,” and people believed themselves to be secure.
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Interview with Trevin Wax
The gospel is good news – a royal announcement that Jesus of Nazareth is the Son of God. He lived a perfect life in our place, died on the cross for our sins, was raised to launch God’s new creation, and is now exalted as King of the world. This...
Interview with John Frame
What is the “Gospel” and what practical implications does the Gospel make in my everyday life? The Gospel is the good news that God, the sovereign creator of all, sent his Son Jesus to die and rise again, to destroy sin and all its effects. God has ordained that those...
Interview with Sam Storms
What is the “Gospel” and what practical implications does the Gospel make in my everyday life? I believe the Gospel is the gloriously good news, indeed the very best news, that God has graciously done everything necessary, at great sacrifice to himself, through the sinless life, penal substitutionary and sacrificial...