Margin notes: Speaking with forked tongues.

James 3:4–10 (ESV) — 4 Look at the ships also: though they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot directs. 5 So also the … Continue reading

Margin notes: “Can’t get no, satisfaction.”

Psalm 17:15 (ESV) — 15 As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be satisfied with your likeness. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote it. The Stones performed it. Experts say it is … Continue reading

Margin notes: God is angry everyday day

Psalm 7:11 (ESV) — 11 God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day. One of the principles of sound Biblical interpretation is not to take every statement as an absolute, just as it sits. Often, … Continue reading

Margin Notes: From Luke 15

4 “What man of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the grassland and go after the one that was lost until he finds it? 5 And when he* has found … Continue reading

As I was reading today: A glad word from John Newton

A secret dependence upon prayers, tears, resolutions, repentance, and endeavours, prevents us from looking solely and simply to the Saviour, so as to ground our whole hope for acceptance upon his obedience unto death, and his whole mediation. John Newton … Continue reading

The Doctrine of Assurance – Part 3

AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND HERE Diagnosis can be a tricky thing. We have a number of medical professionals here, as well as troubleshooters in other fields like auto mechanics, software, etc. And they could each tell you … Continue reading

Rev. 13:11-18 / The False Prophet – Now it’s Getting Personal!

Revelation Part 26 Chapter 13:11-18 The False Prophet: Now It’s Getting Personal! Last time, in vss. 1-10, we saw Satan calling up out of the sea, what the text calls – The Beast. And we came to see this Beast … Continue reading

Quite possibly the best sermon on Sanctification ever preached.

This sermon was preached by Robert Murray McCheyne (1813-1843) in 1835. A minister in the Church of Scotland,  he was powerfully used by God in his short season. Andrew Bonar once wrote about McCheyne: “He cared for no question unless … Continue reading

A Gem from Robert Murray McCheyne

“Nothing that is imperfect can make us perfect in the sight of God. Hence the admirable direction of an old divine: ‘Labor after sanctification to the utmost; but do not make a Christ of it; if so, it must come … Continue reading

Plain Theology for Plain People – A Review

Charles Octavius Boothe was a slave. Born in Alabama, June 13, 1845, he was the “legal property” of one Nathaniel Howard. Charles Octavius Boothe was a man of God. Coming to faith in Christ in 1865 and baptized in 1866. … Continue reading