Putting on the Whole Armor of God

On today’s Warriors of Grace show continuing season two, Dave discusses union with Christ and the armor of God, why spiritual warfare is vital to spiritual warfare, and why one’s view of sanctification affects how one views spiritual warfare. What you’ll hear in this...

God the Best Portion of the Christian – Jonathan Edwards (1736)

Two hundred years after Calvin published his first edition of The Institutes, Jonathan Edwards preached a sermon about being content in God. The title of the sermon was God the Best Portion of the Christian. Edwards’s text is Psalm 73:25, “Whom have I in heaven but...

The Grounding of Hope

Colossians 1:3-5, “We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, 5 because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard...

Christine Chappell- Help! My Teen is Depressed

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Christine Chappell discuss how to walk with a teenager through depression, how the local church can help teenagers who are depressed and minister to them, along with her mini-book, Help! My Teen is Depressed (Shepherd...

To the Saints in Colossae

Colossians 1:1-2, “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father.” Jesus is the center of Scripture, the one in...

Seeing God’s Gracious Hand in the Hurts Others Do to Us

Genesis 50:20, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.” Suffering at the hands of other people is extremely painful. However, even when this occurs, we can know that God’s sovereignty rules over all, and that he working out his will for our...

Sanctification

#4: Perseverance of the saints and assurance[Sermon]

This is the final sermon in the sanctification series looking at the perseverance of the saints and assurance.  

#3: Progressive Sanctification and Glorification[Sermon]

This is sermon #3 in the sanctification series. In this sermon, I preach on progressive sanctification and glorification.

The peace of God

Editors Note: This is a new series on sanctification designed to help our readers understand what sanctification is and how to grow in Christ. Mike Boling wrote the first post in the sanctification series looking at spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Dave wrote...
Sanctification Series: The Holy Spirit and sanctification

Sanctification Series: The Holy Spirit and sanctification

Editors Note: This is a new series on sanctification designed to help our readers understand what sanctification is and how to grow in Christ. Mike Boling wrote the first post in the sanctification series looking at spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Dave wrote...

Sanctification Series: Continuing in Repentance In Hope

Sanctification Series: Continuing in Repentance In Hope

Editors Note: This is a new series on sanctification designed to help our readers understand what sanctification is and how to grow in Christ. Mike Boling wrote the first post in the sanctification series looking at spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Dave wrote...

Sanctification Series: Indicative and Imperative

Sanctification Series: Indicative and Imperative

Running as a constant motif through Romans 6 is the interplay between what is called the indicative and the imperative. In the former mode, Paul insists that God has himself accomplished our decisive break with sin: “We died to sin” (v.2); “our old self was crucified...

Sanctification Series: Assurance

Sanctification Series: Assurance

Editors Note: This is a new series on sanctification designed to help our readers understand what sanctification is and how to grow in Christ. Mike Boling wrote the first post in the sanctification series looking at spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Dave wrote...

Sanctification Series: Solutions to the difficulty of Hebrews 6:1-8

Sanctification Series: Solutions to the difficulty of Hebrews 6:1-8

Editors Note: This is a new series on sanctification designed to help our readers understand what sanctification is and how to grow in Christ. Mike Boling wrote the first post in the sanctification series looking at spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Dave wrote...

Sanctification Series: Assurance and Perseverance in Hebrews 6:1-8

Sanctification Series: Assurance and Perseverance in Hebrews 6:1-8

Editors Note: This is a new series on sanctification designed to help our readers understand what sanctification is and how to grow in Christ. Mike Boling wrote the first post in the sanctification series looking at spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Dave wrote...

Sanctification Series: Put off and Put On

Sanctification Series: Put off and Put On

Editors Note: This is a new series on sanctification designed to help our readers understand what sanctification is and how to grow in Christ. Mike Boling wrote the first post in the sanctification series looking at spiritual warfare and the armor of God. Dave wrote...