THE PURITANS ON PUTTING SIN TO DEATH

THE PURITANS ON PUTTING SIN TO DEATH

THE PURITANS ON PUTTING SIN TO DEATH Elliot Ritzema »  We’re usually not too eager to deal with our sin, but doing so is an essential part of the Christian life. The Puritans offer six pieces of advice for how to meet our sin head-on. Mortification. It isn’t a word...
“You Must Be Born Again”

“You Must Be Born Again”

“You Must Be Born Again” FROM Keith Mathison Feb 18, 2013 Category: Articles I distinctly remember the birth of both of my children. Although they were born six years apart, I remember the preparation for each trip to the hospital. The drive there. Escorting my wife...
Why You’re Still Here

Why You’re Still Here

By Joe Thorn, article found at www.joethorn.net As a man living in a broken world, like you, I see a lot of suffering. Being a pastor affords me the opportunity to see even more than I would otherwise. And those struggling with severe affliction, who find little to no...
THE ESSENCE OF ADVENT

THE ESSENCE OF ADVENT

It will be said on that day, “Behold, this is our God; we have waited for him, that he might save us. This is the Lord; we have waited for him; let us be glad and rejoice in his salvation.” Isaiah 25:9 WHAT IS ADVENT? Originally, there was little connection between...
Set Free!!

Set Free!!

I recently read a story in my devotional that painted a fascinating picture of freedom. The story was about Abraham Lincoln visiting a slave auction. Upon arriving, Lincoln saw a young black girl up on the block. Moved with compassion, he placed a bid and won her....