Author: Joshua Mills

Seven Questions About Books, Life, and Ministry with Joshua Mills

Let’s start out by telling our readers a little about you. (Current ministry context, family, joys in life, etc.) My name is Joshua Mills. This past September I began my studies in the Master of Divinity program at Toronto Baptist Seminary. In my local church, I have been responsible for preaching at our Wednesday night meetings and serving in our local street evangelism outreach. The two greatest joys in my life are knowing Christ and serving the local church. It has been a tremendous blessing to my soul, to be in a Christ-exalting local church and sitting under sound...

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The Purifying Word in the Word of God

There is no book like God’s Book. Whether you are a spiritual baby or a mature saint, God’s Word applies to you! The Word of God has sanctifying power in the life of the believer. In Psalm 119:9-16, we see that God’s Word has the authority to sanctify the soul and enable one to walk in purity. In this biblical text, I want to draw your attention to the Psalmists important question in verse 9, and then his corresponding answer. Finally, we will look at the Psalmists practical steps for walking in purity. A Pressing and Personal Question about...

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Lord’s Prayer: Teach Us To Pray

In this day and age, you can find a book for almost anything. Do you need help cooking? Well, there is a book for that. Do you need help building a car? There is a book for that as well. There are a plethora of books on the market, but one thing is for sure: There is nothing like God’s Book the inspired, authoritative, sufficient, inerrant Word. We know from 2 Timothy 3:16-17 that, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God...

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Thirsting for God

Imagine you are stranded on an island, with no access to drinkable water. As time goes on, you begin to weaken, your body begins to cramp up, and eventually, you pass out. As you are laying down, all you can think about is one thing, water. You must have it, or else you will die. Nothing else matters. In Psalm 63, David finds himself in this situation, both physically and spiritually. The text shows us that he was in a dry and barren land without any water, as he was chased by his enemy, Absalom. His body must have...

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A Simple Trust and Humility

PSALM 131 The more the Christian matures in Christ, the more humble and childlike their faith becomes. In Psalm 131 the Psalmist confesses a simple and humble trust in His God. David is the author, but the circumstances of this Psalm are not readily apparent. However, David confesses his childlike trust in the Lord and urges others to do the same. In this text, David gives us a brief glimpse into his own soul and what has happened within. When his story is complete, he can’t help but share what he has learned with others! In this text, we...

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