‘Therefore Paul regards it as a sure sign that what is being preached is not the Gospel if the preaching goes on without its peace being disturbed. On the other hand, the world regards it as a sure sign that the Gospel is a heretical and seditious doctrine when it sees that the preaching of … Continue reading Proclaiming the Gospel
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-09/dutchman-emile-ratelband-seeks-to-change-his-age-to-49/10480648 It is sad, but there is logic to it. If someone born a female can identify as a male, then why can't someone who is 69 years old, identify as a 49 year old? Apart from being a tad creepy (yes, this Dutchman is trying to get younger dates on his dating platform), there … Continue reading Finally, some logic!
'The joy, the comfort, and the blessing of the New Testament is this: We learn the benefits Christ offers us and why we need him. Out of this root grow love and delight, praise and thanksgiving to Christ and to the Father of all mercy. This makes for free, joyful, and brave Christians, whose love … Continue reading Is Sin but a mere Weakness?
'It has been asked: Is an offence, committed in a moment of intoxication, therefore excusable? Most assuredly not; on the contrary, drunkenness aggravates the fault. Hidden sins unveil themselves when a man’s self-possession goes from him; that which the sober man keeps in his breast, the drunken man lets out at the lips. Astute people, … Continue reading On Drunkenness
Text: “Then his wife said to him, “Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die.” But he said to her, “You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?” In all this Job did not sin with his lips.” … Continue reading Job 2:9-10