In Returning and Rest You Shall Be Saved

Our Belief and God’s Glory: Christians are called believers. We must believe to be saved. Saving faith (believing that God is who he says he is and that he has done what he said he has done and will do what he says he will…

A Revenged Injury is Not an Endured Injury

In his sermon on verse 4 of 1 Corinthians 13, which I recommend if you want to delve deeper into what it means to love God and neighbor, Jonathan Edwards discusses the Apostle Paul’s words, “Charity suffereth long and is kind.” Or, in more modern language, “Love…

A Graphic of the definition and characteristics of Humility

Graphic Humility

Below is my visual take on Jonathan Edward’s sermon from verses 1-10 of 1 Corinthians 13, A Christian Spirit is a Humble Spirit, previously entitled, The Spirit of Charity, An Humble Spirit. The sermon is one in a series entitled, Charity and Its Fruits. There is much…

Why Christians Speak Out or Why They Should

“Love.” That is my one word answer to the question, “Why should Christians speak out about what God says is wrong?” What do I mean by wrong? By wrong, I mean sinful. By sinful I mean filled with law breaking. By law breaking I mean breaking…

Can you shed some light on that?

Just in time for the New Year Christian bloggers (see Endnotes) are encouraging fellow believers to read through the Bible in 2013 and are suggesting various reading plans. Over the years I’ve found that I’m not the reading plan type; I just like to pick…

Four Wrong Responses to the Gospel Call

Jonathan Edwards, most noted in literature for his sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,”  and in history for his part in the revival known as “The Great Awakening,” is still regarded as one of America’s greatest thinkers. I love Edwards’ sermons. He…