Bob and Betty pull you aside after the morning service, and with a mixed look of despair and frustration ask if they could meet with you later in the day. Without giving details in their request to meet, their bloodshot eyes indicate that their world has somehow imploded. Wanting to help and without giving it […]

“Have you ever read a passage of Scripture numerous times, only to read it again and have a particular insight capture your attention and stir up your affections for the first time? As we enter into another year, allow me to share a phrase packed with Gospel implications that call us to exemplify the worthiness […]

  Editor’s Note: This blog is the second of a two part series on Paul’s discussion of biblical roles in marriage in Ephesians 5:22-23. Be sure you read the first post in this series.   “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church …” (Eph 5:25). As a newlywed, this verse sounded so right […]

  Editor’s Note: This blog is the second of a two part series on Paul’s discussion of biblical roles in marriage in Ephesians 5:22-23. Be sure you read the second post in this series. In Ephesians 5:22-33, Paul reveals a profound mystery: the mystery of … MARRIAGE! Marriage is designed by God to proclaim the […]

  Rejoicing over anxiety! By that I mean rejoicing trumps and displaces anxiety. Rejoicing is the Spirit’s remedy for the soul that struggles to be anxious for nothing. In writing from prison to the saints in Philippi, Paul interweaves a common theme of rejoicing throughout his letter to those experiencing anxiety and affliction. Here are […]

  Editor’s Note: This blog is the second of a two part series discussing how to fight Wanton, how to counsel others who are in the grasp of Wanton, and application points for the believer. Be sure you read the first post in this series.   A brief recap: In post one, we defined Wanton […]

  Editor’s Note: This blog is the first of a two part series discussing how to fight Wanton, how to counsel others who are in the grasp of Wanton, and application points for the believer.   WATCH OUT! Wanton wants to woo you from the path of purity to the brink of utter ruin (Prov […]

  Note: This post is part three of a three-part series looking at the meditation of the heart and mind. Read also part one and two of this post. In The Heavenly Trade, Bartholomew Ashwood wrote that “Meditation chews the cud, and gets the sweetness and nutritive virtue of the Word into the heart and […]

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