Paul begins his letter to the Philippian Church with his typical introduction and greeting. At first glance, Paul's greetings may seem insignificant to understanding his letters, but they actually form the foundation for understanding his writings. Verses one and two of the first chapter read, “Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus: To all the … Continue reading Servants of Christ Jesus: Honor and Humility
I am more thankful for today than I have been thankful for any single day in the past 25 years.
The Cost of Grace Read Psalm 51:16-17 Grace is not a license to sin more. Grace should compel us to stop sinning. Even though God is merciful, sin is serious and restoration is costly. Because of this, your sin should break you. It should deeply sadden you. Your sin offends God and cost his Son … Continue reading Break Me, O God
Sin is serious and restoration from sin is costly. God cannot just overlook our sin. But God loved us so much that he places the penalty of our sin on his one and only Son, Jesus Christ.
This weekend Brainerd Students is off for Fall Retreat! This weekend we are talking about the grace of God. To go along with our theme Grace Upon Grace, students will be going through Psalm 51 every morning for their Time with God. This blog and the next two will be based on our Time with God … Continue reading Have Mercy on Me, O God
"For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.” Romans 1:17
Events like the one in Charlottesville give good-willed conservatives – especially Christian conservatives – an excellent opportunity to begin rectifying the situation by speaking a good word in the midst of a bad moment. -Dr. Bruce Ashford