Made Manifest

1 Peter 1:20-21, “20 He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was made manifest in the last times for the sake of you 21 who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.”...

The Dignity and Demands of the Pulpit: Advice to a Young Pastor

My beloved son, there is something that I want to talk to you about today. It has been on my mind as I have observed our evangelical Christian culture. The matter that I seek to address is that of “the pulpit.” The “pulpit” is a word that signifies more than a...

John Frame– Christianity Considered: A Guide for Skeptics and Seekers

On the latest Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins, and Dr. John Frame discuss using the Bible as the foundation of our apologetic method, how to engage skeptics and seekers with the Word of God, along with his book Christianity Considered: A Guide for...

Conduct Yourselves with Fear

1 Peter 1:17-19, “And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with...

How Praying For Others Helps You

"[Pray] at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, and also for me, that words may be given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the...

Be Holy in All Your Conduct

1 Peter 1:14-16, “As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy.’” Since God, in his great mercy, has...

Dear Daughters

To my dear daughters (whether knit within my womb, or the wombs of others), as well as anyone who has ever loved one: These days have been laden with a palpable heaviness. I see things, I hear things, I read things, and they press on my soul because they’re painting a...

Setting Our Hope on Grace

1 Peter 1:13, “Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” Each of us has a variety of things about which we must think on a regular basis. For...

The Providence of God and Suffering

It was C. H. Spurgeon, the Prince of Preachers, who once said that “the Sovereignty of God is the pillow upon which the child of God rests his head at night, giving perfect peace.”[1] To know that God is completely in control of all things is the greatest comfort for...

Marriage Is An Act of Preservation

If you want to eat jam all winter, now is the time to pick strawberries. I’ve been putting off jam making because I know the work involved. After the hunched-over picking, there is washing, destemming, and crushing to do. Then I’ll put my two sons down to nap and let...

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Made Manifest

1 Peter 1:20-21, “20 He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was made manifest in the last times for the sake of you 21 who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.”...

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Conduct Yourselves with Fear

1 Peter 1:17-19, “And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with...

read more

Be Holy in All Your Conduct

1 Peter 1:14-16, “As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy.’” Since God, in his great mercy, has...

read more

Setting Our Hope on Grace

1 Peter 1:13, “Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” Each of us has a variety of things about which we must think on a regular basis. For...

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Position of Privilege

1 Peter 1:10-12, “10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, 11 inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ...

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