The Church Isn’t an Organization or a Movement; It’s a Household

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God Ephesians 2:19 ESV When discussing the nature of the church, it is not uncommon to hear two concepts being proposed. One says that the church is an organization or corporation, and …

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The Lord Said to My Lord | Mark 12:35-44

And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared,             “‘The Lord said to my Lord,            “Sit at my right hand,                        until I put your enemies under your feet.”’             David himself calls him Lord. …

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Forgiveness Might Not Mean What You Think It Means

I was not planning to write anything about the recent student loan forgiveness act from the Biden administration, but then I kept seeing social media posts making, in various wordings, the following point: Christians should not be opposed to student loan forgiveness because our entire belief system is built upon being forgiven of our debts …

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Christian Biographies for Young Readers | Book Review

The Scriptures clearly and repeatedly command parents to teach our children the discipline and instruction of the Lord. That is to teach them the Scriptures. And thankfully today there are a multitude of books and resources to help us do just that. So here you can find some of my favorites that I think that …

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The LORD Is My Portion | Psalm 119:57

The LORD is my portion;I promise to keep your words. Psalm 119:57 ESV Here we arrive at the eighth stanza of Psalm 119, where each of its eight verses begins with the Hebrew letter heth. This first verse begins with two related declarations: The LORD is my portion and I promise to keep your words. …

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Not Far from the Kingdom | Mark 12:28-34

And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your …

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Loving Those That the Woke Leaves Broke

I have said once or twice that the Woke and LGBT ideology is a present manifestation of the spirit of the antichrist. And I double down on that belief, for time has only continued to unveil its beastliness. Yet while the culture war continues to rage, I would like to very briefly ask my brothers …

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God’s Daring Dozen Vol 1 | Book Review

The Scriptures clearly and repeatedly command parents to teach our children the discipline and instruction of the Lord. That is to teach them the Scriptures. And thankfully today there are a multitude of books and resources to help us do just that. So here you can find some of my favorites that I think that …

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The True Mission of the Church | Francis Grimke

Francis Grimke's Meditations on Preaching was one of the many books given away at Together for the Gospel that I came returned home with. For the last couple of months, it has occupied a place on my desk from whence I grab it once a week or so to read a couple pages before beginning …

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They Neither Marry Nor Are Given in Marriage | Mark 12:18-27

And Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection. And they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife, but leaves no child, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. There were seven brothers; …

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