There is only one longing of the heart of man that will be satisfied in the future: that of the Christian’s longing for Jesus and the revelation of His righteous kingdom. For the sinner, who rejects Jesus and the offer of salvation, there will remain the lust of the flesh, possibly intensifying, yet without the […]Read More Future Unsatisfiable Lust…
Who is responsible for the current political situation the United States of America? Who is responsible when our elected officials lie, spin, and cover-up wrongdoing? Who is responsible to hold them accountable? Who is responsible for the current political situation in the church? Who is responsible when pastors and leaders in the church lie, spin, and […]Read More Voter Responsibility.
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…
The recently popularized term “frenemy”, is the seamless blending of the words friend and enemy, referring to someone who pretends to be a friend but actually is an enemy -kind of like a wolf in sheep’s clothing in the world of friendships. Sometimes I wonder about people who call themselves Christians, but actually seem to be less […]Read More Are You A Frenemy?
It is not how a man begins his Christian life, but How he ends it, that counts. It is one thing to come forward at a meeting in answer to the appeal of an evangelist, with 10,000 people looking on, or to hold your hand up, and to sign a card. If it is real, […]Read More Redpath -on ending well.
On one hand, we can be proud of the flesh that God made and take glory in it. We nurture it and keep it looking good as though it is who we are. On the other hand, we can also be embarrassed about that same flesh that God made and provided us with, pitying ourselves […]Read More Pride
“let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.” -Hebrews 10:24,25 Notice the language in this passage: us; one another; our; assembling together… without […]Read More We Need Each Other