God’s Purpose in Trials of Faith

When the trials of faith come our way, take comfort in knowing God is in complete control. He will use these trials to deepen our faith in Christ and His finished Work. God calls on His people to ask for wisdom, to seek wisdom from above. We can and should cry out to the Father of Lights to show us His glory in the face of Jesus Christ. And, beholding the face of Christ, we find assurance and comfort through trials that God’s will to save us is forever settled in heaven.

Rejoicing in the Lord’s Salvation

PHILIPPIANS 3:1-11 (ESV) Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. 2 Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. 3 For we are the circumcision, who worship by…

“Second Blessing” Theology Second Guesses Calvary

​”And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:” – Colossians 2:10 I cringed as I listened to a preacher on the radio this morning. He talked about how Christians could receive a “second” work of grace, be “filled” with the Spirit, and (finally) become “complete in Christ”. According…

Drug Rehab is Awesome…. But It Isn’t the Gospel!

We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; 10 always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies. – 2 Corinthians 4:8-10 ESV It is quite popular to…