One bad week

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 ESVBut we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. [14] For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.Continue reading “One bad week”

Gentleman, a better definition.

Borrowing from C.S. Lewis the importance of definition. Being a gentleman used to mean something different than a man’s character. A status of a man was his preferred definition. As such the definition of a Christian should be also a matter of status as we represent each other and our saviour regardless of if weContinue reading “Gentleman, a better definition.”

Cogs in the machine

Some have preached good works until there is barely a decent person left in the congregation, while others have preached free grace and dying love in such a way that sinners have become saints,and saints have been as boughs loaded down with fruit to the praise and glory of God. Having seen the harvest whichContinue reading “Cogs in the machine”

Called by grace, chosen by faith

Proverbs 5:15-16 ESVDrink water from your own cistern, flowing water from your own well. [16] Should your springs be scattered abroad, streams of water in the streets? Understanding Gods relationship with his people essential to understanding salvation. Many are called but few are chosen. Who are the chosen? Who are the called? The children ofContinue reading “Called by grace, chosen by faith”

Purchased from and into slavery

Something that has been on my mind is the lack of understanding of how slavery came to be. It is easy to point to slavery that used to be practiced in America and absolutely it was completely born in sin as slavery was a byproduct of sin to begin with. Yet for today’s purpose, IContinue reading “Purchased from and into slavery”

Laws of the heart. Part 1.

For all who have sinned without the law will also perish without the law, and all who have sinned under the law will be judged by the law. For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified. Forwhen Gentiles, whoContinue reading “Laws of the heart. Part 1.”