I bless You, O Lord, though I am powerless, You strengthen my weakness. You stretch forth from above Your helping hand and bring me back unto Yourself. What shall I render to You, O all-good Master, for all the good things You have done and continue to do for me, the sinner? I will cease not to bless You all … Read More
A really superb post by Wendy Horger Alsup on the meaning of “your desire will be for your husband” from Genesis 3:16: http://www.theologyforwomen.org/2012/04/somewhat-scholarly-analysis-of-genesis.html
Thanks to C. Michael Patton for writing a thoughtful, careful, brotherly review of the “Heaven is For Real”. I would highly recommend passing on this review to anyone who has read the book or is thinking of reading it.
Two New Sermons uploaded today here: http://www.turnershillfreechurch.org.uk/media/ The first on the Lord’s Supper The second on Gifts of the Holy Spirit
“A light, trivial, man-centered sermon is a mix of God’s Word and man’s hubris. But isn’t there as much hubris in preaching that is academic boredom as there is in preaching that is folksy banter? Let’s be honest. We can’t excuse boring sermons because we parsed our verbs correctly any more than we can excuse light fluffy sermons because we … Read More
Kevin DeYoung states: “Our union with Christ is fixed and secure. We cannot be more or less in union with him. We have been joined to Christ by the Holy Spirit through faith. But our communion with him allows for variance and degrees. Just as you can’t be more or less married, but can have a sweeter or sourer marriage, … Read More
A superb article at 9Marks about the responsibilities of elders for discipling church members here.