On today’s episode, Jim writes in and asks Dave, “In the new year I want to make resolutions that will help me to grow in the grace of God, but I’m not sure how to do so?”
What you’ll hear in this episode
- How the example of Jonathan Edwards making resolutions at the age of 19 that would guide and shape his life and ministry can help Christians today do the same thing.
- 1 Timothy 4:6-8 and the purpose and nature of Christians disciplining themselves in the grace of God.
- The importance of faithful church attendance in the Christian life.
- The importance of regular daily reading of the Word of God.
- Why keeping short accounts before God and men are so essential to the Christian life.
- The importance of seeking regular and diligent accountability from another member of the opposite sex.
- A plan to read 5-10 books this year to help you grow in the grace of God.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to his wife, Sarah. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021), The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022), and Contentment: The Journey of a Lifetime (Theology for Life, 2024). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.