Category Archives: Miscellaneous

He Is Risen…

He is risen, so we can have: Forgiveness of Sins Removal of Guilt Cleansing from Shame Righteousness in Christ A New Life in Christ A Relationship with God Victory over Sin Victory over Satan A Mediator with God Intercession by … Continue reading

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If Jesus Is Dead and Gone…

If Jesus is dead and gone, we have: No Forgiveness of Sins No Removal of Guilt No Cleansing from Shame No Righteousness in Christ No New Life in Christ No Relationship with God No Victory over Sin No Victory over … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Soli Deo Gloria – To The Glory Of God Alone In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Solus Christus – In Christ Alone Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. – John 14:6 (ESV) And there is salvation in no one … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Sola Gratia & Sola Fide – By Grace Alone Through Faith Alone But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it – the righteousness of God … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Sola Scriptura – Scripture Alone But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able … Continue reading

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Full of Grace and Truth

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.– John 1:14 (ESV) Jesus was full of grace and truth, but … Continue reading

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Why We Work

Most of us spend much of lives working.  So why do we work?  The Bible gives us several reasons to work: To fulfill our purpose.  God created us to work.  God made Adam and gave him the task of working … Continue reading

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Offer Yourself To God

In a recent post, I said we needed to preach the gospel to ourselves.  We need to remember the cross so we don’t want to sin.  We need to consider our new life that means we don’t have to sin.  … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel to Yourself

How can we grow up in Jesus?  Part of the answer is that we need to preach the gospel to ourselves.  We need to constantly remind ourselves of what God has done for us, of the many blessings of salvation … Continue reading

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