A Display of Christ – (Part I) by John Flavel The Excellency of the Subject (A Display of Christ – Part I) The former verse contains an apology for the plain and familiar manner of the apostle’s preaching, which was ‘not with excellency of speech, or of wisdom:’ he studied not to gratify their curiosity … More Sunday Sermon Series – 03/19/2023
2 SAMUEL 6 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: The obscurity of the ark, during the reign of Saul, had been as great a grievance to Israel as the insults of the Philistines. David, having humbled the Philistines and mortified them in gratitude for that favour, and in pursuance of his designs for the public welfare, is … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/27/2023
Philippians 2 Chapter CONTEXT from Gill’s Exposition of the Whole Bible: Philippi was a Roman colony, and the chief city of one part of Macedonia, Acts 16:12, it is by Appianus called Datos which was its original name; and by Diodorus Siculus it is called Crenidae a, from, the fountains about it; and it took its … More Sunday Sermon Series – 02/26/2023
For all of you who were baptized into Christ [into a spiritual union with the Christ, the Anointed] have clothed yourselves with Christ [that is, you have taken on His characteristics and values]. Galatians 3:27 (AMP) Calvin’s Commentary on the Bible
We continue our “Series in “Genesis.” BEFORE READING GENESIS 15, I RECOMMEND READING JOHN GILL’S INTRODUCTION TO GENESIS GENESIS 15 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: In this chapter, we have a solemn treaty between God and Abram concerning a covenant that was to be established between them. In the former chapter we had Abram in the … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/08/2023
It is often bantered around in Evangelical circles that God does not HATE therefore his followers must not HATE. Yet is this really Biblical Truth? Should we allow Preachers and teachers to gloss over the truth that God HATES Sin and SINNERS? PSALM 97 CONTEXT from Spurgeon’s Treasury of David: SUBJECT. As the fast Psalm sung … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/07/2023
Martin Luther calls it “the chief point, and the very central place of the Epistle [to the Romans], and of the whole Bible.” Leon Morris calls it “possibly the most important single paragraph ever written.” Keep Reading
Another excellent series from GTY Ministries: LINK RELATED: Friday’s Featured Sermon: “No Other Gospel”
Christ Knocking at the Door of Sinner’s Hearts #1 Revelation 3 Chapter CONTEXT from John Gill: This chapter contains the epistles to the churches at Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea, and begins with that to Sardis; in which the sender describes himself by some things taken out of a former description of him; and gives an … More Sunday Sermon Series – 02/05/2023
The biblical teaching on the assurance of grace and salvation is vitally important for healthy Christian living. The provisions that believers are given in Christ are transformative. “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come” (2 Corinthians 5:17). The sorting and working out … More Can I Be Sure I’m a Christian?
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