Conquered in heaven and cast out of eternity, the battle rages on here on earth. The Dragon rages, for he knows his time is short. Your time here is short as well. While our spiritual warfare continues, rest assured that in Christ, the victory is won. The angels fight on at our side. Meanwhile that … Continue reading Fighting Against the Dragon
Encouraging pretense and rationalizations, teaching one another to say "we have no sin" only drives us further into the darkness and lies we tell ourselves to hide sin. At the core of this Fellowship in His Word we find the freedom to live in light of God's truth, even the truth about our sins. Indeed, … Continue reading Called Out of Darkness into Light and Fellowship
A Bible Study Guide on Luke 17:11-19 Part One: STOP Speeding; SLOW Down; YIELD Him the Right of Way!A.Basic Training: Part of our purpose during Bible Class time is to develop the discipline of a closer reading of Holy Scripture. Our first questions should almost always be the most basic sorts of questions. Too often, … Continue reading A Deeper Dive into Luke 17:11-19 (Bible Study for 9.2.2018)
Often we confess "we are by nature sinful and unclean." The Word may be familiar enough, but perhaps we underestimate the contagion of sin and the things that contaminate both body and soul. "Lord have mercy," these lepers teach us to pray! Thanks be to God that "the blood of Jesus, His Son, cleanses us … Continue reading Giving Thanks to Him Alone
Your faith adds nothing to His finished work, but receives it all as a pure gift of God's grace. Hear the full audio of "Baptized in the Water and the Blood of the Lamb?" A sermon on 1 John 5:6-10; John 19:34-37 (ESV) Good Friday / 30 March 2018 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 (ESV) 13 Behold, my servant shall … Continue reading Baptized in the Water and the Blood of the Lamb?