When we were lost, we were dead in trespasses and sins. It wasn’t that we transgressed against God every once in awhile. All we ever did was sin and trespass against God and God’s commandments. God purposely used graphic terms to describe what we were in our lost condition. Do […]
The magi told Herod, “We saw His star when it rose and have come to worship Him.” And indeed they did; upon entering the house…
Ephesians 1:7 – In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace…
Jesus feeding the five thousand was a miracle of multiplication and in it God shows us that He is able to take something little and make it into something big. He’s able to take something small and stretch it into something incredible. God can take very small things and make […]
Making spiritual errors about our thinking of God and His ways can be hurtful and greatly damaging to ourselves and to others. We find in Matthew 22:29 that Jesus gives two reasons for spiritual error that leads people to go astray. The first reason being that a person does not […]
This parable is a response to hard-hearted religious hypocrites. This story is an answer to a sinful mindset regarding the lost. It says, “so he told them this parable.” Because they were grumbling, he told them this parable. But this parable deals with so much more than that. In many […]
Philippians 3:4-9 though I myself have reason for confidence in the flesh also. If anyone else thinks he has reason for confidence in the flesh, I have more: 5 circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to […]
Many Reformed theologians consider adoption to be the very highest privilege that the Gospel offers. Yet, it seems that the church has historically neglected this doctrine.