How Do The Ten Commandments Fit Into Your Life?

The Ten Commandments are listed in Exodus 20:3-17 and Deuteronomy 5:7-21, and I think, even without Jesus making them even more intense, they are a huge challenge. Everyone fails daily at the first commandment. I know I do. There are many different “gods” that I hold before me; things that I put in front of […]

Some Disturbing Quotes from Christian Leaders

QUOTE: “The importance of poetry and novels is that the Christian life involves the use of the imagination, after all, we are dealing with the invisible. And, imagination is our training in dealing with the invisible, making connections… I don’t want to do away with or denigrate theology or exegesis but our primary allies in […]

The Challenge of Preaching Today

“The preacher with a humble mind will avoid omissions and additions. He must refuse to manipulate the Biblical text in order to make it more acceptable to our contemporaries. For to attempt to make it more acceptable really means to make ourselves more acceptable in regards to popularity.” – John Stott, In Between Two Worlds

Get A Bible With All The Words

A short clip from John Piper´s sermon “Go, Your Son Will Live” (John 4:43-54), on the importance of using a Bible with all the words (in other words, a word-for-word translation like KJV, NKJV, NASB or ESV, rather than a thought-for-thought translation like NIV, TNIV, or NLT). Why? Although though-for-thought translations are good for devotionals […]

Pick Up Your Weapons!

The weapons of our warfare are really important in our daily walk with God, especially if we are living in light of being in the world but not of the world. The apostle Paul encourages us in 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 when he says, “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according […]

Walking Like Enoch

I cannot help but note that there is an interesting order in Genesis 5:21-24. 1. Enoch lives a normal life for 65 years 2. Enoch gets a son and calls him Methuselah (meaning: his death shall bring) 3. Enoch walks with God for 300 years, and then God takes him So, Enoch walks with God […]