I am working on a sermon that includes a few lines from a well-known hymn, “Come Thou Font of Every Blessing” I spent some time reading about the history of the author as well as the history of the song. Here is the song for you to enjoy.
Regurgitating facts is where many of us are in our Christian faith. We do not know much beyond a few basic facts about Jesus. I want to tell you this is great! As a start. It is not great to stay there. This is ok if you are a newborn Christian, not great if are not.
As a people the United States is soaked in the blood of innocent children, this is a stain that will not easily be washed clean. No amount of shine new gadgets, no amount of obtuse words about reproductive health will be able to scrub this scarlet letter from our chest. This year more than 60,000 babies have been murdered in their mothers womb.
I have found technology to provide very useful tools to increase my time in Scripture no matter the medium. So here are a few tools I used last year.
In the course of life you be asked questions from hurting people. Your family may tearfully ask why? Your kids may ask why does this hurt?
When we are weary God’s word gives us strength and broadens our understanding. The writer makes it a habit to obey God’s precepts and law. Our only hope is in the Word of God.
The sufficiency of Scripture means that Scripture contained all the words of God he intended his people to have at each stage of redemptive-history, and that it now contains everything we need God to tell us for salvation, for trusting him perfectly, and for obeying him perfectly. (2 Tim. 3:16–17). sufficiency of Scripture reminds us... Continue Reading →
The Bible has much to say about fear and anxiety, however lately this one verse has really had an impact on my heart.
Preached on Dec, 31, 2017 When we look at the grand narrative of the Bible, the coming of Christ is a high point for us. But to appreciate how high of a point it is we must go to the lowest point. When we read the Bible we can think of it as a meta... Continue Reading →