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

Sermon Notes: Toward a Theology of Giving

Toward a Theology of Giving Genesis 4:1-5 Exodus 23:14-17 John 3:16 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Something very interesting happened to the Evangelical Church in the 20th century, that seems to have no parallel in previous generations: … Continue reading

The Doctrine of Divine Providence

DIVINE PROVIDENCE Psalm 138.  Psalm 104. Daniel 4:33-37. Isa. 45:1-7. Romans 8:28. THE AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE   One of the topics in this present request series I’ve been asked to address is the doctrine of … Continue reading

As I Was Reading Today: Spiritual Maturity in John Newton

The subject of spiritual maturity ought to be IS one in which every Christian has a vital interest. If God’s stated purpose for us in our redemption, is conformity to the image of Christ (Rom. 8:29). And if Eph. 4:15 exhorts … Continue reading

Doing all to the Glory of God

Doing All to The Glory of God 1 Corinthians 10:31 (and selected texts)   AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE No doubt, virtually all Christians are familiar with this verse out of Paul’s 1st letter to the Corinthians. … Continue reading