Weekly Roundup 6/1/2020-6/6/2020

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 6/1/2020-6/6/2020. 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...

#11: Where Satan Dwells[Sermon]

Join Dave as he continues our Revelation series looking at Revelation 2:12-17.

Daily Bites Of God’s Word on 2 Timothy 1:7

On this new Daily Bites of God’s Word, Andy discusses 2 Timothy 1:7 and helps us understand what this verse means and it’s importance.

Flattery is Not Encouragement

Lurking in the shadow of every good gift from God is a twisted perversion that seeks to imitate and destroy. These destructive copycats disguise themselves as good but are actually out to cause chaos and confusion. God creates healthy friendships as a gift, but sin...

The Meaning and Purpose of Biblical Inerrancy and Infallibility

On today’s episode, a listener writes in and asks Dave, “What Does it Mean that the Bible Is Infallible? What Is Biblical Infallibility?” What you’ll hear in this episode The Meaning of Inerrancy and Infallibility. History and Origin of Infallibility. Infallibility...

Cross-Minded Conduct and Conversation

As Paul wraps up his teaching portion of the letter to the Colossians, he shifts from the topic of how union in Christ is manifested in the personal lives of believers and in their relationships within the body to their public walk before an unbelieving and watching...

The Sovereignty of God: How Suffering and Justice Meet

Take a Step Back in Suffering

The Westminster Shorter Catechism famously answers, "Man's chief end is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever." This is to be the single greatest controlling influence in our lives. I confess that it is easy to talk about glorifying God and enjoying Him...

The True Meaning of Justice in the Workplace

Biblically speaking, to be just means to use your strength on behalf of the weak. Justice most certainly includes an overall “fairness”, truth, integrity, honesty and refusing to show partiality. But the essence of justice goes beyond that. The essence of...

Three Critical Truths about the Sovereignty of God and Prayer

There is no theological issue more complicated than the relationship between divine sovereignty and human responsibility. And this is no mere academic question, for our understanding here (or lack thereof) significantly affects such practical areas as...
Five Truths About the Wrath of God

Five Truths About the Wrath of God

The doctrine of the Wrath of God has fallen on hard times. In today’s world, any concept of God’s wrath upsets our modern sentiments. It’s too disconcerting, too intolerant. We live in a day where we have set ourselves as the judge and God’s character is...

Preaching to Sufferers

Preaching to Sufferers

All people suffer. All Christians suffer. In fact, Christians suffer in unique ways because of their faith commitment. After being stoned and left for dead, the apostle Paul exhorted the disciples to understand, “It is necessary to go through many...

The Prosperity Gospel: A Global Epidemic

The Prosperity Gospel: A Global Epidemic

Prosperity is hot topic in the church. Does God care if a pastor drives a nice car or lives in a nice home? Does God command that all who follow Him take a vow of poverty and starve their families in a protest of earthly comfort? Bible teachers sell...

Theology Matters When Counseling the Suffering

Theology Matters When Counseling the Suffering

Consider these ministry scenarios: you are teaching a Bible study and during a time of group discussion, a woman reveals that her husband left her for another woman. What do you say? Or someone you serve in ministry learns they have a debilitating disease...

Sovereignty over Suffering and Satan’s Hand in It

Sovereignty over Suffering and Satan’s Hand in It

The impetus for this article comes from the ultimate reality of God as the supreme value in and above the universe. God is absolute and eternal and infinite. Everything else and everybody else is dependent and finite and contingent. God Himself is the...

Spurgeon, Suffering, and Social Justice

Spurgeon, Suffering, and Social Justice

On February 17, 1860, citizens from Montgomery, Alabama, gathered in the jail yard to burn the “dangerous books”[i] of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the most popular preacher in the Victorian world. A newspaper recorded the event: Last Saturday, we devoted to...