I was recently listening to the testimony of Rosaria Butterfield, a reformed Presbyterian pastor’s wife who was once a lesbian and professor or women’s studies at Syracuse University. Her incredible story of transformation is riveting and a must-watch. She said something in her presentation that stood out to me: “When you defend your right to … Continue reading Are You Cherishing Sin?
The one who professes Christ should no longer be controlled by sin. In fact sinfulness should be a very small part of the believer’s life as she grows and matures in the Lord. Christ had no sin in Him. As we are being sanctified and becoming more like Christ shouldn’t the logical conclusion be that … Continue reading Thoughts & Ponderings…
I heard this from Charles Spurgeon when listening to one of his sermons and it kind of stopped me in my tracks when I heard it.At first one might think it seems too harsh a statement. But is it?Which would be worse?To appease and coddle someone in their sin and give them a false sense … Continue reading Thoughts and Ponderings…
When you earn a wage for work you’ve done, you receive a paycheck or a direct deposit into your bank account.Scripture teaches us that the wage each of us has earned for our sin is death. As descendants of Adam, we are marked for this payment the moment we take our first breath. There’s no … Continue reading Jesus Received Our Paycheck
Do you call yourself a Christian? If so, does your life look like that of someone who follows Christ? Here are some questions you can ask yourself that might be useful as you examine your walk with Christ and help you determine if you are walking in the light, or walking in darkness. *Is my … Continue reading Verse of the Day John 1:6 A CHILD OF DARKNESS? OR A CHILD OF THE DAY?
John MacArthur calls these the three classes of those who need wisdom:“Naive ones who are simple-minded”,“Scoffers who scoff”, and“Fools who hate knowledge” This is the “downward progression of sin”. *At first, a lifestyle of sin starts out naively. Maybe you’re just out to “let the good times roll”, not intent on living sinfully, but willing … Continue reading Verse of the Day: Proverbs 1:22 THE DOWNWARD PROGRESSION OF SIN
I don't know about you, but sometimes I just sit and ponder about things in scripture. Jeff has been preaching through the book of Hebrews for about 20 weeks. I've been learning so much about the old covenant and the new covenant. Yesterday evening I was thinking about how even after all the events surrounding … Continue reading Repairing The Temple Veil