Preparation for Persecution

Preparation for Persecution

Preparation for Persecution The Evangelical Church in America has grown soft.  It is the “good” things that spoil the soul (see Deuteronomy 6 and Luke 14).  Good things received without thanksgiving, good things that cloud one’s vision of the...
What is humility?

What is humility?

What is humility? Beloved,   What is humility?  Is humility thinking less of yourself?  Is humility less thinking of yourself?   What do we mean when we say, “He is full of himself?”  Is this not a declaration of pride in another?   Were you...
Have you considered this before engagement?

Have you considered this before engagement?

Have you considered this before engagement? Beloved,   Have you ever considered the monumental decision it is to enter into marriage?  A vow, before God no less, to give oneself to another person (also a sinner) for lifetime… in better AND in worse.  ...
Weaned from Self

Weaned from Self

Weaned from Self Beloved, What would it look like to live weaned from SELF? To be sure, Christians want to live weaned from the world, but what about self? David presents this reality in Psalm 131 (many thanks to David Powlison here).. Psalm 131:1-3 O LORD, my heart...