As much as God cherishes obedience, there is a type of obedience that He does not accept: surface level obedience. He desires true heart obedience, and rightly so. Thomas Watson comments on this type of obedience as he observes the trend of offering God this unacceptable obedience that is free from any internal workings. Heart … More What Is Unacceptable Obedience to God?
Yes, this is a click-bait title. We all know that the consumeristic aspects of Christmas (lights, Amazon gifts, and trees) are not the main point of the Christmas season. Obviously, the Christ of Christmas is center, and that is Christianity 101. So when the Christian embraces this fundamental truth, this Christ of Christmas becomes everything … More Christmas Is Everything to Us
I confess that the total number of books I read this year was not the volume that I had planned. But it seems many plans for 2020 were disrupted, so I think I am in good company. Out of the books I read, I wanted to recommend my favorite ones from this year. They are … More My Top 5 Books of 2020
We all have that person in our life that we have tried to win to Christ. But for some reason, they have refused to believe even after so many years of fervent evangelism. Whether it is a friend, parent, or child, our hearts agonize over those whom we love, and we continue to hope and … More God Saves the Hopeless Cases
The apostle Thomas has a bad reputation in the church because of his statements in John 20. Therefore, many think of him as the “doubting” disciple. But the Gospel of John shows on different occasions that this man had a deep devotion and love for Christ. One example of this devotion may be found in … More Come, Let Us Die with Jesus