Remembering Our Hope

Scripture is filled with many instances of deliberate and permanent reminders of the Lord’s mercy, kindness, compassion, love, and faithfulness. In Joshua, Twelve stones were left in the Jordan River to be left as a reminder of what the Lord had accomplished that day. A powerful river was brought to a halt so that IsraelContinue reading “Remembering Our Hope”

Proclaim and Offer

“God commissioned His ministers to proclaim and offer this covenant of grace to all people, and to earnestly entreat them to accept it and be reconciled to Him; no one is excluded.” Richard Baxter “For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches onContinue reading “Proclaim and Offer”

Inerrancy and Hermeneutics

George Bernard Shaw is credited with saying, “The English and Americans are two peoples divided by a common language.”[1] Language is varied and complex and differs from location to location.  The method by which humans communicate with one another differs from nation to nation and person to person.  The language barrier between people of theContinue reading “Inerrancy and Hermeneutics”

His Merits, Not Ours

“Upon His own merits, Christ has enacted a law—or covenant—of grace, forgiving all sin and freely giving everlasting life to all who will believe and accept it, so that all their sins are continually pardoned by the terms of this covenant.” The fact of the matter is, that the forgiving of our sins has alwaysContinue reading “His Merits, Not Ours”

A Month of Wisdom From Richard Baxter

During the month of April, I had the pleasure of reading “Depression, Anxiety, and the Christian Life: Practical Wisdom from Richard Baxter.” There have been many impactful bits of wisdom, but none more than the thirty-one “Truths about God’s Grace.” It is the beginning of May 2022, and I thought that I would list oneContinue reading “A Month of Wisdom From Richard Baxter”