We don’t follow Christ’s commands because we should or because we will be “blessed” when we do. We follow Christ’s commands because we have a deep and profound admiration and a growing love for Him and we want nothing more than to please Him.
Do not despair if you feel the flesh battling against the Spirit or if you cannot make it behave. For you to follow the guidance of the Spirit in all things without interference on the part of the flesh is impossible.
There is a gospel spring beneath the deathly depravity of Judges 19.
When will the Spirit gust in revival power? We don't know. But maybe today.
The God who governs all things can be trusted, even when He can’t be understood.
In order to understand the narratives of the Old Testament and the leadership principles contained within its passages, Jesus must drive the meaning of the texts.
It was my fourth week as the senior pastor of Liberty Baptist Church and I received the nastiest voicemail message I have ever heard.
Join me as I try to think about heaven more often, even dwelling upon the reality of it, the ceaseless praise that is going on right now to the blessed Savior for his wrath drinking death upon the wood of Calvary.
If you preach the gospel, you wield the most powerful word in the universe. It's not the gnosis of the apostles. It's the resurrecting word entrusted to us all.
After 2,000 years, don't we know by now what the gospel is? Haven't we "been-there-done-that?" Why do we need one book after another on the same old topic?
When we lead loyally, people will remember who we follow.
Thinking soberly about low church attendance.
The beauty of identifying with Christ is that He doesn’t need defending.
Receiving is difficult. Being given something affects us differently than being the giver. Receiving something is harder than earning it, especially for driven people.
Jesus is no talisman. Crucify "Jesus as key to your personal achievement" and he will stay dead. But the real Jesus achieves a victory greater and far superior to any wish-dream of any man.