The God of the Old Testament is the God of the New Testament. He is gracious and longsuffering today, as well as in the days of Abraham.
A poem on the miracle and joy of Christmas.
We need to seek God’s will to know what God calls us to do and always understand that if He calls us to something else. Once He calls us, we need to accept it and obey Him.
Though they are quite unaware of it, people are not searching for eternal youth, but rather perfection. They seek to be made complete.
Today, October 31st, 2017, marks the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation!
That is why the Reformation was full of committed pastors and theologians who proclaimed that the salvation of the elect was soli Deo gloria: to the glory of God alone.
This is what amazes me: the best warriors of the Kingdom of God, are always the ones who are the most humbled by the sheer glory of God.
Though it is important to remember our place in all that happened in the Reformation, and to remember how it influenced Christian theology and practice, we must make sure we don’t forget about God’s place in the Reformation.
When I look back at my own life to this point, I see the hand of God working in seemingly mundane, and sometimes horrible, things to bring about beautiful and lasting results.