The Gospel Coalition Reformation 500 Statement OCTOBER 31, 2017 | KEVIN DEYOUNG SHARE Today we join with millions of Christians around the world in celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Granted, dates like these are hard to pin down. Who is to say when something as big as the Reformation began? And what about those … Continue reading Happy Reformation 500
For our sake he made him who knew no sin to be sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. -2 Corinthians 5:21 (ESV, slightly modified) Christian, Let that penetrate your soul as it did mine some years ago and almost made me cry.
Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. John 13:1
“Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Spiritual Blessings in Christ Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has … Continue reading Ephesians 1: abide in Christ
According to Wikipedia, Charis is “a given name derived from a Greek word meaning ‘grace, kindness, and life’. In Greek mythology, a Charis is one of the Charites or ‘Graces’, goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility.” Over two thousand years ago, the word had a mythological denotation but Google it today, and the majority … Continue reading Charis: God’s Scandalous Grace for Us
There is nothing wrong with being human, and having human desires. In these tears we see that God does not stand aloof to the pains of our existence. He has drawn near. He has taken our flesh and blood. We suffer no pain he was unwilling to bear. We have no grief he was unwilling … Continue reading Jesus Wept | Desiring God
Settle it now. Corporate worship is too important to revisit each weekend and wrestle, “Will I go this weekend, or sit this one out?” Neglecting to meet together will sow and nourish seeds of unbelief in your soul. Source: Your Single Most Important Habit | Desiring God
If this blog makes you stumble or in any way distracts you from Jesus Christ, stop visiting until you re-focus on the only One that deserves your obsession. Please spend more time reading your Bible than this blog. The point of my site is Christ, not ANR. Please forgive me if I’ve ever caused you to … Continue reading The believer’s priority