Luther had finally realized that the Catholic Church had been feeding him a lie that he had no way of refuting until now. That lie was that we can work our way to God.
If we use anything outside of the Scriptural bounds set forth for worship, we’ll have to continue to do so in order to keep the congregation. In other words, they won’t stand for worship within the biblical parameters set forth by God.
There is a virus that has infected the Church. It is a disease that gets to the heart of all manner of unchristian thinking.
This is, quite easily, my absolute favorite hymn. I think the lyrics are more than rich enough to take time to go through them.
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.
There are many ways in which people believe we must love God, but I believe that it is only by examining what Christ has said that we can know how to love God with sincerity.
When it comes to picking an expository preacher, there is a lot to choose from, but none could compare to the tenacious, dedicated, and the faithful-to-the-text preaching of Dr. Martin Lloyd Jones.
Contrary to the out-of-context usage of this passage, Isaiah 41:10, in the broader context, is part of a warning to all people about the judgment of God.
Thoughts and a reflective poem on desiring Christ to return, to take us Home.