True Grace, Distinguished From the Experience of Devils – Jonathan Edwards (1752)

On September 28, 1752, Jonathan Edwards was invited to preach a sermon before the Presbyterian Synod of New York.  His son-in-law, Aaron Burr (who had recently married his daughter Esther) was the president of the College of New Jersey and undoubtedly had an influence in the invitation that Edwards received. James 2:19 is the textContinue reading “True Grace, Distinguished From the Experience of Devils – Jonathan Edwards (1752)”

Walking With God Through Pain and Suffering – Timothy Keller

I have yet to meet a person who enjoys pain and suffering.  Yet suffering is a part of the warp and woof of life.  It is not a part of God’s original intent for creation.  Since Adam’s first sin, pain and suffering have been an abnormal part of the cosmos.  Suffering is an unwelcome guest […]

Spurgeon’s Sorrows – Zack Eswine

I have a friend who was born in 1834.  That would make him 183 years old.  He went home to be with Jesus in 1892 – at the peak of his ministry and in the prime of his life.  I have often asked why God takes the heroes of the faith so soon – JonathanContinue reading “Spurgeon’s Sorrows – Zack Eswine”

Grace Works – Douglas Bond (2014)

I once titled a sermon  Grace Works, based on Titus 2:11-14.   Verse 11  reminds us that grace has appeared in the person of the Lord Jesus Christ.  This grace has saved us.  This grace has transported every believer from death to life.    This grace saves us, sanctifies us, and secures our future with Christ.  Indeed, grace works!  So when IContinue reading “Grace Works – Douglas Bond (2014)”

A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin

Pick up a copy of my latest  book for less than a buck in this Amazon Kindle Countdown! https://www.amazon.com/Godward-Gaze-Holy-Pursuit-Calvin-ebook/dp/B07SJJM1GP/ref=tmm_kin_title_sr?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1565006219&sr=8-1 A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin is a snapshot of a man on mission. It is about one man who set his sights on the Celestial City and never looked back. His nameContinue reading “A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin”

A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin

I am happy to announce that the Kindle version of my latest book, A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin is available for 0.99 cents for a limited time. https://www.amazon.com/Godward-Gaze-Holy-Pursuit-Calvin-ebook/dp/B07SJJM1GP/ref=tmm_kin_title_sr?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1564624486&sr=8-1 A Godward Gaze is a snapshot of a man on a mission. It is about one man who set his sights on theContinue reading “A Godward Gaze: The Holy Pursuit of John Calvin”

The Legacy of Luther – R.C. Sproul and Stephen Nichols, Ed.

R.C. Sproul and Stephen J. Nichols, The Legacy of Luther. Sanford: Reformation Trust Publishing, 2016, 308 pp. $15.66 On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed the Ninety-Five Theses to the castle door in Wittenberg. One act of courage sparked a theological firestorm in Germany that set the world able in a matter of days. SpreadingContinue reading “The Legacy of Luther – R.C. Sproul and Stephen Nichols, Ed.”

The Lordship of Christ: Serving Our Savior All of the Time, In All of Life, With All of Our Heart – Vern Poythress (2016)

Vern Poythress. The Lordship of Christ: Serving Our Savior All of the Time, In All of Life, With All of Our Heart. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2016. 224 pp. $14.49 The Dutch statesman, Abraham Kuyper famously said, “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who isContinue reading “The Lordship of Christ: Serving Our Savior All of the Time, In All of Life, With All of Our Heart – Vern Poythress (2016)”

Grace Works – Douglas Bond (2014)

Several months ago, I titled a sermon  Grace Works, based on Titus 2:11-14.   Verse 11  reminds us that grace has appeared in the person of the Lord Jesus Christ.  This grace has saved us.  This grace has transported every believer from death to life.    This grace saves us, sanctifies us, and secures our future with Christ.  Indeed, grace works!  SoContinue reading “Grace Works – Douglas Bond (2014)”

True Grace, Distinguished From the Experience of Devils – Jonathan Edwards (1752)

On September 28, 1752, Jonathan Edwards was invited to preach a sermon before the Presbyterian Synod of New York.  His son-in-law, Aaron Burr (who had recently married his daughter Esther) was the president of the College of New Jersey and undoubtedly had an influence in the invitation that Edwards received. James 2:19 is the textContinue reading “True Grace, Distinguished From the Experience of Devils – Jonathan Edwards (1752)”