Biblical History, Creation, and The Existence of God

On today’s episode, a listener writes in and asks Dave, "Does God exist?" What you’ll hear in this episode The Bible’s teaching about the character of God. Miracles Are Not Always Reliable for Producing Faith. Miracles Are Not a Cure for Unbelief. God has revealed...

Christian: You Are a Priest

Christian: You Are a Priest from Crossway on Vimeo. The Reality of Our Identity The mind reels as soon as we say the word priest. We have all kinds of connotations. One is if we run back into the Old Testament, we see old men with long beards and fancy garments. If we...

Honoring Christ’s Servants

Philippians 2:29–30, "29 So receive him in the Lord with all joy, and honor such men, 30 for he nearly died for the work of Christ, risking his life to complete what was lacking in your service to me." Epaphroditus, whose work we read about in Philippians 2:25–30, was...

The Dangers of Pride and Pursuing Genuine Humility

Ministry service is a noble task for one to be called to. The Apostle Paul tells young Timothy, “if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do” (1 Timothy 3:1). What better way to live one’s life than in service to the Lord? For it...

Why Wisdom Is More than an Intellectual Pursuit

Why Wisdom Is More Than an Intellectual Pursuit from Crossway on Vimeo. Reverence for God Wisdom is a really important element in doing theology because the alternative is to do theology in a foolish way. I don’t think any of us wants to do that. But what does wisdom...

The Severity of Epaphroditus’ Illness

Philippians 2:27–28, "27 Indeed he was ill, near to death. But God had mercy on him, and not only on him but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow. 28 I am the more eager to send him, therefore, that you may rejoice at seeing him again, and that I may be...

Academic Work

The Lord’s Supper as the Sign and Meal of the New Covenant – Guy Prentiss

The Lord’s Supper as the Sign and Meal of the New Covenant by Guy Prentiss Waters is another offering in the Short Studies in Biblical Theology Series, edited by Dane Ortlund and Miles Van Pelt. The aim of the series is to “connect the resurgence of biblical theology...

Weekly Roundup of Links 1/14/2018-1/19/2019

This is our weekly roundup of links for 1/14/2018-1/19/2019 from around the web. We hope you find the following articles helpful to your growth in godliness. Our writing team writes all over the internet for a variety of publications like Desiring God, TGC, and much...

Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians by Chris Armstrong

Like many evangelicals, I was introduced to C.S. Lewis through his Narnian Chronicles as a child, and it was this trust in Lewis that led me to choose his Mere Christianity as my first foray into apologetics. I later explored my faith through his Screwtape Letters and...
The Simplicity of the Christian Faith

The Simplicity of the Christian Faith

The Christian faith is quite simple. For many Christians, it seems too simple to sum up our faith by saying, “It is all in Christ.” Therefore, we often will seek and strive to make it more complex. As Christians, we must stand guard against the tendency to undo,...

A Brief History of Time

A Brief History of Time

“What are you doing for Easter?” A fashionably dressed urbane suburbanite was chatting yesterday with a barista at a local coffee shop. The young man behind the counter replied, “Well we’re not sure. We might go to the beach in South Carolina, but then again, we just...

Ep. 74: Christian Liberty | Galatians Bible Study Series No. 7

Christian liberty is one of those grey areas that are uncomfortable for us to talk about. We prefer neatly drawn lines and defined boundaries. While God gives us plenty of clear instructions in Scripture about how to go about our Christian living, there are some areas...

Ep. 72: Are You a Hypocrite? | Galatians Bible Study Series No. 5

Are you a hypocrite? Are you certain of your answer? What is a hypocrite, anyway? In Galatians Chapter 2, Paul shares a confrontation he had with Peter. We can learn much from this encounter about how we handle both giving and receiving correction. Let's uncover our...

Ep. 70: Hijacking Brokenness | Galatians Bible Study Series No. 3

Are you broken? False teachers abound and many have hijacked a very biblical term - brokenness - to mean something God never intended. It is important to know Scripture for yourself so that you can spot a fake. Show Notes 4:00 Importance of knowing Scripture for...

Weekly Roundup 1/8/2018-1/13/2018

Weekly Roundup 1/8/2018-1/13/2018

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 1/8/2018-1/13/2018. If you have any feedback on how we can serve you our readers better, I would appreciate it.  Thank you for reading and allowing us to minister to you throughout this past week through these posts. Monday...