A Christmas Poem in 4 Movements

Movement 1 – Gabriel before the Throne – An Imagined Conversation Movement 2 – Gabriel and Zechariah – From Luke 1 Movement 3 – Gabriel and Mary – From Luke 1 Movement 4 – The Angel and the Shepherds – … Continue reading

Dr. David Allen’s ETS Paper on Calvin and the Atonement

This year, my wife and I were privileged to attend the 2017 annual ETS (Evangelical Theological Society) meeting in Providence RI. One of the true highlights was to see my friend Dr. David Allen of SWBTS. If you haven’t read … Continue reading

The 5 Solas – Soli Deo Gloria

5 Solas 5 Soli Deo Gloria Isaiah 48:1-11 Ephesians 1:3-14 Matthew 6:9-13 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE We’ve arrived at the 5th of the slogans of the Protestant Reformation – Soli Deo Gloria – to the glory … Continue reading

The 5 Solas – Sola Fide

Sola Fide 1 Cor. 15:1-11; Eph. 2:1-10; Heb. 11:1-7 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Once again, we are working through the 5 “Solas” of the Protestant Reformation on the occasion of this month being the 500th anniversary … Continue reading

Letter to the Church at Pergamum – Revelation Part 6

Rev. 1:12-20 & 2:12-17 Numbers 31:1-18   AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Just as with the previous letter to the Church at Smyrna, the circuit this book was sent on moved another 40-50 miles north to the … Continue reading

As I was Reading Today – A Tasty Bit of Newton

John Newton wrote hundreds if not thousands of poems. During his tenure pastoring in rural Olney, England, he compiled many of his own compositions and those of William Cowper into a collection known as The Olney Hymns. He wanted them … Continue reading

A Believer’s Confession

Written to be sung to the tune of “Jesus Thy Blood and Righteousness.” An explanation of why I’ve written this comes at the end.   Lord I confess, you are God alone Sov’reign o’er all on thine eternal throne In … Continue reading