“I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord.” —Philippians 3:8 Spiritual knowledge of Christ will be personal knowledge. I cannot know Jesus through another person’s acquaintance with him. No, I must know him myself; I must know him on my own account. It will be an … Continue reading Do You Know Jesus Christ Personally?
The Dangers You Face Three Primary Forms: You are in a constant, inescapable battle against spiritual degeneracy in the following three primary forms: Unbelief of God Word, unforgiveness of others, and unhumbled pride in what we are and have done. Rich in things, Poor in soul. “Luxury causes great care and produces great carelessness as … Continue reading Caring for Your Soul in 2022
That death discharged in full the mighty debt which sinners owe to God and threw open the door of life to every believer. That death satisfied the righteous claims of God's holy law, and enabled God to be just, and yet the justifier of the ungodly. That death was no mere example of self-sacrifice, but … Continue reading What the death of Christ accomplished – J.C. Ryle
William Wordsworth, in the early 1800s, grasped well the significance of the whole book of Revelation. To a man who suffered bouts of loneliness and heartache due to the death of both of his parents by the time he was 13 years old and his separation from his brothers and sisters, this book was “a … Continue reading Why Read the Book of Revelation?
In our increasing visual culture, some are calling for the church to minimize the role of preaching and the spoken Word. Amid debates like this, we anchor our hearts and ministries to simple passages like 1 Corinthians 1:21 that speak of the power of preaching God's Word.The Apostle Paul writes: "it pleased God through the … Continue reading The Value of Hearing God’s Word Preached
Listen to a MP3 of this sermon According to Luke 5:1-11, when God pursues the frustrated, four things occur… He shows you: How great is his power, how great is your need of His pardon, how crucial it is to adopt His purpose, and how vital it is to value him above all else. Intro: … Continue reading When God Pursues the Frustrated – A Sermon from Luke 5:1-11