Andreas Kostenberger- The Jesus of the Gospels: An Introduction

On today’s Equipping You in Grace, Dave and Dr. Andreas Kostenberger discuss strategies to read the Gospels, how the Gospels use the Old Testament and how this helps Christians read the Gospel rightly, along with advice for preaching and teaching the Gospels, along...

Suffering Well in Community

I am most definitely not a fisherman. I subscribe to the old saying, “There is a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot.” So, maybe I am not the one to use a fishing illustration to begin. However, there is something that even I have picked...

Manual Transmission: the Importance of Having Multiple Gears of Motivation

Few things are more important for spiritual growth than motivation. Unfortunately, many Christians are idealists when it comes to spiritual drive. They think and act as if there is only one sanctioned motive for obedience. The underlying logic of their spirituality is...

The Love and Peace of Christ

Colossians 3:14-15, “14 And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. 15 And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.” Continuing his discussion of what the new...

#9: Rekindling the First Love[Sermon]

Join Dave as he continues our Revelation series looking at Revelation 2:1–7.

Daily Bites Of God’s Word On The True Nature Of Dying To Self

On this new Daily Bites of God’s Word, Andy discusses the true nature of dying to self, and helps us understand what this means and it’s the importance to the Christian life.

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#9: Rekindling the First Love[Sermon]

Join Dave as he continues our Revelation series looking at Revelation 2:1–7.

Daily Bites Of God’s Word On The True Nature Of Dying To Self

On this new Daily Bites of God’s Word, Andy discusses the true nature of dying to self, and helps us understand what this means and it’s the importance to the Christian life.

Faith and the Means of the Grace of God

Colossians 3:12-13, “12 Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, 13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you,...

A New Humanity in Christ

Colossians 3:9-11, “9 Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with...

The World Does Not Know You: Encouragement for Estrangement

The World Does Not Know You: Encouragement for Estrangement

Not Fitting In? John Piper once stated in a sermon that for years, Christians once had the “home field advantage” in America.  Meaning, that for a season to be a Christian in America was beneficial; it was a good thing in America.  It meant you were trustworthy, kind,...

Appearances Can Be Deceiving

Appearances Can Be Deceiving

Colossians 2:23, “23 These have indeed an appearance of wisdom in promoting self-made religion and asceticism and severity to the body, but they are of no value in stopping the indulgence of the flesh.” Despite the way certain circles misread Paul, the apostle is not...

Empowering Love

Empowering Love

On today’s Warriors of Grace show continuing season two Dave discusses the true nature of spiritual nature of warfare and why there’s an emphasis upon the grace of God, staying alert to Satan’s attack, and why those who grasp the grace of God are those made most...

Human Precepts and Teachings

Human Precepts and Teachings

Colossians 2:21-22, “21 “Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch” 22 (referring to things that all perish as they are used)—according to human precepts and teachings?” Of all the things that could be said about biblical Christianity, one would be hard-pressed to...

Dead to the World Alive to Christ

Dead to the World Alive to Christ

Colossians 2:20, “If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations.” Fear of evil spirits has plagued humanity since the fall, manifesting itself in a variety of superstitions,...

Four Traps to Avoid When You Suffer

Four Traps to Avoid When You Suffer

4 Traps to Avoid When You Suffer from Crossway on Vimeo. The 2 Kinds of Doubt As I thought about my own experience, I wanted to organize my thoughts and experience for others in these two categories of traps that every sufferer faces and the comfort that is offered to...

Weekly Roundup of Links 5/4/2020-5/9/2020

Weekly Roundup of Links 5/4/2020-5/9/2020

This is our weekly roundup of links for 5/4/2020-5/9/2020 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...

Weekly Roundup 5/4/2020-5/9/2020

Weekly Roundup 5/4/2020-5/9/2020

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 5/4/2020-5/9/2020. 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...