Pilgrim’s Progress Chapter 7 Discussion Questions

  Questions for Chapter 7 -pp. 90-110 in the Revell Spire Edition -pp. 111-137 in the Moody Classic Edition -pp. 99-118 in Pilgrim’s Progress in Today’s English -pp. 110-135 Barbour and Company. 1985 1.  Who are some of the citizens of the town of Fair-Speech, and against what is Bunyan trying to warn us? 2.  […]

Pilgrim’s Progress Chapter 2 Discussion Questions

Questions for Chapter 2 1.  Christian runs to the wicket gate and knocks more than once or twice, what do the running and the knocking teach us? 2. Goodwill pulls Christian through the gate.  Why does he do this, and what do these dangers represent? 3.  Christian goes through the wicket gate and enters the […]

Charity & Winsomeness: Marks of a Christian

I’ve always appreciated (but failed to practice often times) this quote from Richard Sibbes’ The Bruised Reed: It would be a good contest amongst Christians, one to labour to give no offence, and the other to labour to take none. The best men are severe to themselves, tender over others. This is not to say […]

Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices – Post 1

Friends, I have no intention of summarizing each chapter of the venerable Thomas Brooks’ Precious Remedies of Satan’s Devices. Nor, do I pretend to improve upon or enhance the subject matter he has so masterfully expounded in his book. So when I write concerning some of the things from therein, it will simply be to […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Gospel

First things first. We need to talk about the term gospel, define what we mean by its usage, and then measure our definition with gospel’s biblical denotation. In a time where everyone has his own relative definition and belief of any and all, it is indeed important to have an absolute, biblical definition of gospel. […]

Broken and Sinful People

I love broken people. I love those who find themselves in seemingly no-way-out circumstances of darkness and despair, even though they were full of hope just the day before. I love those who fall, fail, and stumble even though they know better- and hate themselves for it. I love those who are overtaken by sorrow, even though […]