A Good Inheritance

You may not be able to leave your descendants land and wealth, but you can leave them a godly example.  Unearned wealth often destroys those who receive it.  But there is something you can pass on Continue reading

I Am With You

Testing in the life of the Christian is inevitable.  We invariably go through dark valleys, rough times of testing and struggles that stretch us beyond what we think we can endure.  But there is One Continue reading

The Tenses Of The Cross

As you look back at the cross, you see that Christ was crucified for you and that your old self, the body of sin, “Was crucified with Him” (Romans 6:6).  So by faith you are now to “Consider Continue reading

Abundantly Beyond

We would like God to work apart from us, while He wants to work in us and through us.  He does not intend for us to work in our own strength.  He wants to work things through us that exceed our Continue reading

No “Push Button” Fixes

We want God to push a button and all of our immaturity be carried away in one spiritual lightening strike.  Religious experience cannot substitute for the experience of right decision making.  This Continue reading

From Bad To Worse

In a world of blatant evil that goes from bad to worse, what are we to do?  Wringing our hands and fretting over it will only turn us aside from forward progress.  We who have chosen the good must not Continue reading

Everything You Need For Godliness

God has given us everything we need for living a life of godliness.  Holiness is possible because of the way our God has resourced us.  He has given us the example of His Son.  He has given us the Continue reading

Christian Virtues

The virtues of Christianity are expressed in the Sermon on the Mount, the Fruit of the Spirit as well as other places in the NT.  These are more than life enriching, they are the building blocks of Continue reading

Such Great Mercy

It is impossible for us to understand the mercy by which we have been forgiven.  It was born of love, filled out by sacrifice and sprinkled with blood.  One who has broken the law and is under the Continue reading

Holy-making Grace

Sin is not to have the final word in the human heart; holy-making grace is to have the final word.  The place where sin abounded is the place where grace now abounds more (Romans 5:20).  The essence Continue reading