1 Peter 1:2-9 (My emphases added) Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath […]
“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 […]
“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, […]
How was Jesus able to bear our ETERNAL wrath on the cross?
Matthew Chapter 7 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? 23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work […]
Here is an MP3 download of two sermons I preached recently on the topic of eternal security and perseverance of the saints. Kept by the Power of God Part 1 makes a case from Scripture for the doctrine of the perseverance of the saints. Part 2 looks at arguments and scriptures used to argue that […]
Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of God. Matt. 5:3 What does it mean to be “poor in spirit”? In Matt. 13:44 Jesus tells this parable, “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid; and from joy over it he […]
Here is a short video I did on the importance of systematic theology. It starts with an analogy as to why it is important and then briefly covers the eight main categories usually associated with systematic theology.
Then the priest shall look, and if the leprous disease has covered all his body, he shall pronounce him clean of the disease; it has all turned white, and he is clean. Lev 13:13 This verse may seem strange to many of today’s readers, but if leprosy had only covered part of the body and […]