Death and the High Priest

The former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office, but he [Jesus] holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever.   – Hebrews 7:23-24 There is a depth to these verses that is often missed.  The basic truth is clear, in the Old Testament, though there was only […]

Ray Boltz’s Christian Profession

There’s a relatively new article from the New York Times pertaining to Ray Boltz’s “coming out” that caught my attention recently. Upon its reading, I was compelled to address it with the following. “Now, after more than five years of self-imposed absence from stage and CD, Mr. Boltz has reached a musical and religious destination. […]

Blessed Are They That Mourn – A.W. Pink

“Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). Mourning is hateful and irksome to poor human nature. From suffering and sadness our spirits instinctively shrink. By nature we seek the society of the cheerful and joyous. Our text presents an anomaly to the unregenerate, yet it is sweet music to the […]

The Mighty Breaker – Charles Spurgeon

“There brake He the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle.” –Psalm 76:3 Our Redeemer’s glorious cry of “It is finished,” was the death-knell of all the adversaries of His people, the breaking of “the bow and the battle.” Behold the hero of Golgotha using His cross as an anvil, […]

The Haunting Effects of Sin

David thought it was over. His sin had been exposed and he had sought the Lord’s forgiveness and it had been granted. A right spirit had been renewed and a clean heart had been created. Then came the news that his child was seriously ill. As David was thrown to the floor in anguish, thoughts […]

Trust Not in Yourselves, But in His Promise

Blessings to each of God’s elect this Lord’s Day! I am about to partake of the bread and wine at the Lord’s Table. I have been struck anew at the privilege of being called a son of God. I am so thankful that He’s a friend to sinners (some), for I feel like I’m much more classified […]

T.U.L.I.P.-Had Enough of It Yet?

To folllow is yet another synopsis of T.U.L.I.P., just in case you haven’t ever read about it before. Cough… Having previously written about the Total Depravity of man, it wouldn’t be conducive to rehash the doctrine in all its detail. However, we will touch briefly on some points that may have been vaguely made then. […]