In the Image of God: “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”

About 48 years ago—January of 1973—America’s Supreme Court delivered a ruling that made abortion legal. Not moral or ethical. And surely not biblical. Only legal. Since that time, it is estimated that over 55 million unborn babies have been killed. As I write this, my … Read More

Union with Christ: 4 Recommended Books

Union with Christ is that key doctrine underneath so many other doctrines. With more than 175 references to either “in Christ,” “in Christ Jesus,” or “(Christ) in you,” union with Christ is a permeating thread through all of the New Testament. It is the necklace … Read More

God’s Preserving Power

For Thomas Watson, a Puritan preacher of the 1600’s, the doctrine of eternal security for the genuine believer was more than a bit of knowledge to store away for a spiritually rainy day. It was a wonder at which he marveled, and a comfort upon … Read More

The Question I Promised To Answer

It was inevitable. A pastor can’t preach on sin—the doctrine of hamartiology was the focus of my message Sunday—without dealing with depravity (both total and utter). And any discussion concerning depravity eventually leads to someone asking about the age of accountability. Such was the case … Read More

The “I Don’t Knows” of Demonology

There is much we do know from God regarding Satan, sin, demons, and the war they’ve been raging against God’s purposes and people. As early as Genesis 3 and as late as Revelation 20, Scripture provides insight into much of the who, what, where, when … Read More