The Purpose Of His Coming

Our texts that we are looking at this morning remind us of the divine purpose of Christ coming into the world. First of all John tells us that Jesus “was manifested to take away our sins” (1 John 3:5) This is one of the great mysteries of Scripture (1 Timothy 3:16)....

Displeasure with God’s goodness

Jonah 4:1 But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry. What was it that displeased Jonah? The fact that God was gracious, merciful, slow to anger and kind towards the repentant Ninevites. Jonah had expected the Ninevites to reject God’s message and...

Who's slave are you?

Romans 6.18-21 Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness. I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield...

Imitating God

What a merciful and gracious God we serve! Listen… Ex 34.6-7 And the LORD passed by before him (Moses), and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving...

Blotted Out!

The book of Colossians was penned to offset the heretical teaching that denied the deity of The Lord Jesus Christ and the gospel of grace, and replaced it with a man-based system of earning salvation by works and metaphysical exercises (2:8,20-22). That Jesus Christ...