Do Not Lay Up Treasures on Earth

Do not lay up treasures on earth. – Matt. 6:19 Why should we not lay up treasures on earth? In Matthew 6:19-24, Jesus is in the middle of His Sermon on the Mount and he is addressing us about our relationship to the treasures of this world.  Not only does he give us this command, but […]

Understanding the Sermon on the Mount

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 […]

The Tyranny of Sin

I saw the effects of it today in an old friend who is being ravished by a disease that has attacked his mental capacities to the point he has lost the ability to speak. I saw it in another friend who is fighting with the grief of losing their spouse to illness. It reared its […]

Christianity, The Church, and Government

Why is it that many Christians who decry Christian political involvement (read Tony Campolo types) because power and politics are tools of Satan, then go on to argue for government solutions to global warming and health care? Do they really want Satan and his tools cooling our plannet and running our health care? Perhaps a more […]