There are many accounts in the Bible that unbelievers have a hard time swallowing: the 6-day creation, the world wide flood and Noah’s ark, the parting of the Red Sea, Daniel in the lion’s den, as well as others. It is understandable that individuals without the indwelling Holy Spirit would have a difficult time believing … More Apocalyptic Prophecy: Fact or Fiction?
Lately I have been seeing a lot of memes, t-shirts, etc. that go like this: “I love Jesus, but I cuss a little” To be generous in extending grace and giving the benefit of the doubt, I think the message seems to be something like: I’m a Christian, but I am not perfect. That’s something we … More The problem with hip humility
Last night, my husband selected the gospel of Matthew as our next book of the Bible for family worship. Matthew’s gospel begins with the genealogy of Jesus. As my husband was reading the genealogy, I was struck again by the fact that the Bible does not hide the unflattering truth about the sin of God’s … More Veracity of the Bible: Scripture Doesn’t Hide the Ugly Truth
The many-few principle is consistently taught throughout the scriptures in regards to salvation. Jesus tells us in Matthew 22:14 “For many are called, but few are chosen.” In Luke 13:23-24: And someone said to Him, “Lord, are there just a few who are being saved?” And He said to them, “Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, … More The narrow gate
I love the book of Acts. This morning I was reading the account of the conversion of Lydia. It is a beautiful example of God’s sovereign and singular work in salvation: A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; and the Lord opened her heart to respond … More The Author of our salvation