The High Calling of Humility

God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. James 4:6   Why is God against pride? Many great accomplishments have come about because of pride. Yet Scripture tells us God hates a proud look and He resisteth the proud. C.S. Lewis tells us that pride is a...

In Awe of Our Creator

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse. Romans 1:20   Each year on or near May 23, the birthday of the...

The Surprise of Discipleship

Romans 1:14 I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise. 15 So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also. 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of...

The Three Great Propositions of Discipleship

The three great propositions of discipleship are found in the Gospel of Matthew. They are 1. The Great Condition: “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Matt. 4:9). 2. The Great Confession: “Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God” (Matt. 16:16). 3. The Great...

The Great Commission – Go, Teach, Baptize

Matt. 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20 Teaching them to observe all...