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
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?
For the full text and context of Genesis Chapter 8 see the following link to yesterday’s devotional. SERMON Human Depravity and Divine Mercy Charles Haddon Spurgeon February 19, 1865 Scripture: Genesis 8:21 From: Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Volume 11
TOM ASCOL There is a direct connection between ignorance of God and rampant societal lawlessness. We can no longer assume that the people in America understand even the basic truths about the true God. Those of us who do know Him, must teach them… READ MORE > > > RELATED: Reaffirming Sola Scriptura Why is … More The Forgotten God
Charles Spurgeon said, “You cannot look to Christ before He has looked to you. If you are willing to be saved, He gave you that will” (Effectual Calling, March 30, 1856). We didn’t choose God; He chose us. EPHESIANS 4 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: We have gone through the former part of this epistle, which … More Sunday Sermon Series – 01/08/2023
LUKE 18 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: In this chapter we have, I. The parable of the importunate widow, designed to teach us fervency in prayer (v. 1-8). II. The parable of the Pharisee and publican, designed to teach us humility, and humiliation for sin, in prayer (v. 9-14). III. Christ’s favour to little children that … More Devotional Thought for Today – 10/28/2022
The above quote comes from one of Edwards’s sermons; God’s Sovereignty in the Salvation of Men (Romans 9:18) found here: ACTS 4 Main Text Verses (1-12) As Edwards explains, Romans 9:18 clearly shows God will have mercy upon (chose) whom He will and likewise, harden the hearts of whom He chooses. WHY? that is a … More Devotional Thought for Today – 03/15/2022
This is more than being saved from Hell, and it’s even more than being saved to eternal life. In the historical dockyards at Chatham in England is the largest collection of Royal National lifeboats in the U.K.. On many of the lifeboats, printed numbers show how many times the boat has launched, and how many lives it saved. It’s a haunting … More Salvation is More than Just Going to Heaven
HEBREWS 2 Y’all are probably wondering why in the world would I lead with a picture quote from a Buddhist/ordained nun/??? Simply put the oxymoron effect, I am using Hebrew 2:3 as our text for today: How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by … More Sunday Sermon Series – 12/19/2021
In his introduction to the Fall 2021 edition of The Master’s Seminary Journal, John MacArthur writes: Here is the key lesson that runs like a powerful current through everything the Bible says about the New Birth: Eternal life is not a prize for being good. It is not a reward for those who try harder. … More Of Water and the Spirit
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