Letter to the Church at Thyatira – Revelation Part 7

1 Kings 16:29-34 Rev. 2:18-29 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Thyatira was a trade city, a very prosperous commercial center. Famous for its large number of trade guilds or unions. Unions, that like those in Ephesus, Smyrna … Continue reading

Sermon Notes: Revelation Part 4 – Ephesus

Revelation Part 4 1:9-2:7 Ephesus Psalm 103   AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE As I noted a few weeks ago, each of these letters to the 7 Churches has the same 4 common elements: – An Appeal … Continue reading

Revelation Part 3 – Sermon Notes

Revelation Part 3 Revelation 1:9-20   The way I want to proceed this morning is quite simple: I hope to go back and make 3 Observations on the same text we looked at last time – then add a small … Continue reading

An Important Interview with Benny Hinn’s Nephew

http://www.piratechristian.com/messedupchurch/2017/3/interview-with-costi-hinn-leaving-uncle-benny-to-follow-jesus This interview is with Costi Hinn. If that last name sounds familiar, it is because Costi is the nephew of Benny Hinn – the faith-healer / prosperity preacher. Costi’s journey out of the hyper-charismatic movement is interesting to say … Continue reading

A few snippets from today’s reading – Newton

These from letters in vol. 2 of Newton’s Works. To one who after walking with God many years, is now alarmed at discovering new depths of sin within: “the examples of the saints recorded in Scripture prove (and indeed of the … Continue reading

The Extent of the Atonement by David Allen: A Review

The Book I wanted to write – but BETTER! At the outset, let me say that this tome is a scholarly tour de force by one of the best friends a conscientious Calvinist can find anywhere. David Allen serves as … Continue reading

Walking in the Power of the Spirit: Sermon Notes

Walking in the power of the Spirit Luke 3:21-22; 4:1-15 Galatians 5:13-26 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE WikiPedia: “Popular psychology (sometimes shortened as pop psychology or pop psych) is the concepts and theories about human mental life … Continue reading