The cure for bitterness

Oh, how human we are! Praising one day and grumbling and bitter the next. The children of Israel were gloriously delivered out of Egypt by the mighty hand of God. There was singing and dancing and celebration. They even made the most wonderful proclamation, Who is...

The city of man or the city of God?

Revelation 21 and 22 tells us about the heavenly city, the New Jerusalem. This, I believe is the place that Jesus said He went to prepare for His people. When was the last time that you read those chapters beloved? I mean, read them slowly and prayerfully until you...

Born of The Spirit

Until a person is born of a the Spirit, he or she remains unconverted. That which is born of the flesh is flesh (human birth), and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit (spiritual birth). While every human being bears the image of God by creation, none are His...

What is sin?

Outside of the Holy Scriptures, one of the most convicting and compelling definitions of sin that I have come across is this by John Piper, courtesy of a Desiring God Ministries. I used this at the end of my Resurrection Sunday Message yesterday. Thanks to all those...

The war on sin

1Pe 2:11 “Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts (sensual urges; the evil desires, the passions of the flesh, your lower nature), which war against the soul; 12 Having your conversation (a man’s whole conduct)...