“Once the tenderness of conviction is gone, the glidepath to hell is steep.”Read More “The manner thereof…”
I read a commentary recently regarding ISIS, the recent attacks in Paris, and San Bernardino, CA. The author drew a moral equivalent between what he referred to as radical Muslims and radical Christians, referencing the KKK and abortion clinic bombers as radical Christians along side the likes of the jihadists. Though he condemned acts of violence from both […]Read More Who is the radical after all?
Then his servants came near and spoke to him and said, “My father, had the prophet told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more then, when he says to you, ‘Wash, and be clean’?” – 2 Kings 5:13 The story of Naaman is a great illustration of […]Read More Keep It Simple Stupid.
One cause of misery and vice is always present with us in the greed and pride of men, but at certain periods in history this is greatly increased by the temporary prevalence of some false philosophy. Correct thinking will not make good men of bad ones; but a purely theoretical error may remove ordinary checks […]Read More The Poison of Subjectivism , by C.S. Lewis
This week as we looked at Romans 4 and the faith of Abraham, I thought this quote from Pastor Chuck was a good reminder of the blessings of that faith that God supplies… Faith believes the promises of God. Unbelief doubts God’s promises. Faith believes the Word of God because it is true. Unbelief doubts […]Read More On Faith.
Originally posted on ronwheelerjr:
Dear Mark Driscoll: You were once one of my closest friends. You were once my trusted mentor and benefactor. You were once someone who preached the Gospel with a fierce and captivating passion and purity. You were the one who inspired me to be a preacher… a church planter. In 1996…