What’s Up with that Collar, Man?

Like so many Sovereign Grace preachers before me, I wear a collar. I understand that in a culture that has become more and more casual in it’s standards of dress any level of apparent formality immediately looks suspect. It is my hope, however, that after reading my thoughts on the issue, many of those apprehensions are, at minimum, put at ease.

Jesus + Me = Still Lost in Sin

Recently, I overheard a conversation between two men, one saved and one lost. The first man, testifying to the keeping power of God in Christ, quoted the passage from John’s Gospel, “and no one shall be able to take them out of my Father’s hand.” Immediately, the other man quickly added, “except yourself!” The fellow who added that bit…

NO OTHER GOSPEL

Our day is filled with competing messages, all boldly declaring themselves to be “the good news” of Christ. But as Paul makes it abundantly clear, not all that parades itself around as the gospel is, in fact, the true and saving Gospel.

Did Your Christ Accomplish His Work?

She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” – Matthew 1:21 (ESV) This verse will be read and shared more over this Christmas weekend than at any other time of the year. But is anyone honestly considering the implications of this very…

God’s Provision for Singleness and Marriage

1 CORINTHIANS  7:1-16 (ESV) Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 2 But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. 3 The husband should give to his…

“You Were Bought With a Price!”

  1 CORINTHIANS 6:12-20 (ESV) “All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be dominated by anything. 13 “Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not…