The Doctrine of Election

Here are my notes from  my talk on the Doctrine of Election.  I go through the verses and arguments for unconditional and conditional election.  I also give reasons why I think election is unconditional. Election

Respectable Sins

Respectable Sins are those sins that we may overlook or that have become so commonplace that we don’t even realize they are there; such as ungodliness, unthankfulness, and pride.   Jerry Bridges has coined this term and written a great book about it called Respectable Sins.  In this book, Bridges goes through these in a…

Secret Church

This weekend we gathered to watch the Secret Church Simulcast.  It was a good reminder for us to be lifting up our brothers and sisters around the world who are persecuted for Christ.  We spent time praying for them.  To remember them, we also listened to David Platt open the Scriptures to us just like he does…

The Local Church Is Important!

The Importance of the local church The local church has been saved by the blood of Jesus and made holy unto him! Ephesians 5:25–27 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,…

New Study!!

An excellent study on the Proverbs 31 woman by my friend Melissa McDonald.  You can check out her blog and other resources at radiantministriestoday.com To Live Valiantly (pdf) You can also download this on the Featured Studies page of my website… along with one on Mark, Fruit of the Spirit, The Minor Prophets, and The Kingdom.  …

NEW: Section on Spiritual Gifts

New section!!!   A list of new resources that I have posted about Spiritual Gifts.  The Bible makes it clear that God has given each believer one or more special Spirit empowered abilities to build up the people of God so that they may accomplish the mission of making disciples of all nations!  These resources…

Mountain Moving Faith

Faith that God will do great things requires a spirit of reliance.  The disciples had the wrong kind of faith.  They were depending on their power and abilities.  But God wants us to seek him in all things…trusting in him to show up in mighty ways when we are at the end of our ropes.…