With each young man still wearing a smile of pride and accomplishment, I poured lighter fluid on each project and lit them aflame.
If the gospel of Jesus Christ is true, how can we be so unmoved by it?
Oh, how eminently is Jesus thus glorified in His saints!
What does "first among equals" mean on an elder board?
I wonder if, in all our talk of discipleship and mentoring and "pouring into", we've created for ourselves a culture of entitlement.
Now this is proof that Christ is God, the Word and Power of God . . .
The first heart that the preached Word must affect in your gospel-centered community is yours.
The time had come for God’s justice to be laid out on the Amalekites, and King Saul was to be the mediator. But, as often is the case, a simple command gets transfigured into something more palatable between the hearing and the doing.
Do not be always poring down over the imperfections of your own heart, and dissecting your own besetting sins.
What does it look like to boast in the Lord? There is, of course, the most straight forward meaning – that boasting in the Lord is not being proud of your own accomplishments, but instead sharing freely and loudly what Jesus has done on the cross. But is that the only way to boast in the Lord?