What does it mean to lay up treasures in heaven? Presented on Easter morning 2013 at Bethel Grace Baptist Church, this sermon looks at Christ’s convicting command to not lay up treasures on the earth but to instead lay up treasures in heaven. It then looks at the four reasons Jesus gives to follow this […]
I am currently teaching through the Sermon on the Mount. The lessons are being uploaded weekly at the Bethel Grace Baptist Church website. I am using Martyn Lloyd Jones’ book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, if you would like to follow along. Some of the topics we will be covering include… Matt 5:1-4 – Introduction […]
I am currently teaching a Bible study through the book of Hebrews at Bethel Grace Baptist Church called, Persevering in the Faith. If you are interested, all of the lessons can be streamed, or the mp3’s downloaded, at the link below. Hebrews: Persevering in the Faith God Bless, Doug
Let us draw near with a true heart – Hebrews 10:22 What does it mean to draw near to God with a true heart? After spending a couple of chapters explaining how the old covenant was unable to actually take away sin, and how Christ has offered Himself as the one true sacrifice for sin, the […]
This is a recent lecture I gave on the doctrine of the Trinity. This is part of the Rooted in Truth class which is an overview of systematic theology.
One of the troubling things about sanctified affliction is how unsanctified it can seem while you are going through it, but this should be expected since the Lord is often drawing the dross to the surface in order to remove it.
To the atheist, the conscience is the end product of a long line of evolutionary and social conditioning, so when it bothers them they are not really guilty of anything. As James Sire puts it, they are really only guilty of guilt. This is why we live in a culture of therapy. The goal is […]
Exegesis is foundational to understand scripture’s application to our lives. The problem is that many in the church want to hear the application without doing the work of the exegete. In many cases this has also been translated into the way many preachers preach. In order to keep congregants happy, they are given large amounts […]
` 1. When a scripture is read you will already have some idea of the context of the passage and be able to draw more from it. 2. As you sing songs in worship you will recognize many of the passages of scriptures alluded to in the music, which will enrich the truths they are […]
As a Christian are you bored? There should be some things that bore you, but are you bored by the right things?