The Problem of the Belligerent Christian

Below are the two quotes that are given in the video… “We should never come to such difference with true Christians without regret and without tears. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Believe me, evangelicals often have not shown it. We rush in, being very, very, pleased, it would seem at times, to find other people’s mistakes. […]

Making Light of Christ – Charles Sprugeon

“But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise.”—Matthew 22:5. Oh! my hearer, thou makest light of Christ, if thou puttest him anywhere save in the centre of thine heart. He who gives Christ a little of his affections, makes light of Christ; for Christ will […]

Read Them & They’ll Read You.

Doctrine is most important. It is important because it informs our practice. It is important because it teaches us about God. It is important because we derive it from God’s most Holy Word. Many folks know doctrine well. Many folks can opine about the finer points of all things theological. Waxing eloquent, many are able […]

The Letter Kills, But the Spirit Gives Life

The letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life. (2 Cor. 3:6) The law of God is holy and just and good; it is inexorable, and we have fallen under its just condemnation. That is at the bottom what Paul means by the “the letter killeth.’ He does not mean that attention to pedantic details shrivels […]

Are You Judging My Judging?

Do not Judge. Matt 7:1 It is difficult to think of verse that is more misused than this one. How many times it has been used to censor Godly reproofs would be impossible to number. If you are in the habit of reading the Word of God and upholding Godly standards on moral conduct, then […]

God’s Rod of Discipline

But they will become his slaves so that they may learn the difference between my service and the service of the kingdoms of the countries. 2 Chronicles 12:8 Here we find the nation of Judah in a humbling position. King Rehoboam had only been king of Judah for five years, but in that five years […]