Zacchaeus Receives the Love and Mercy of Jesus

“And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. 2 And, behold, there was a man named Zacchæus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich. 3 And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature. 4 And he ran before, and … Continue reading Zacchaeus Receives the Love and Mercy of Jesus

Justified By His Grace

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed” (Isaiah 53:5). “Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:1). In a very brief and very brilliant biography … Continue reading Justified By His Grace

Who is a Christian?

Romans 2:17-29 The single greatest question that a person will ever consider is this: “Am I a Christian?” Eternity itself waits for the answer. If the answer is, “Yes, I am a Christian,” positive consequences will result: a belief in, and a love for Jesus Christ, as both Lord and Savior; the pursuit of holiness … Continue reading Who is a Christian?

Now in Heaven, Billy Graham Has Better Theology

Mr. Graham preached the gospel to more people, face to face, than any human in the history of the world. More people committed their lives to Jesus Christ through his ministry than can possibly be known. Eternity alone will reveal how influential his life’s work was. Multiples were blessed by his preaching. I am still … Continue reading Now in Heaven, Billy Graham Has Better Theology

Remember the Lesson of Life from Lot’s Wife

Remember that she was the wife of Abraham’s nephew, and had been part of Abraham’s extended family. That meant she had been exposed to the gospel and was a privileged person spiritually, for millions had not heard of the God of Abraham, Isaac, or Jacob. She had seen the power of God. She had heard … Continue reading Remember the Lesson of Life from Lot’s Wife

A Brief Summary of the Doctrines of Sovereign Grace

The lovely tulips on our bulletin today provide a good opportunity to summarize the doctrines of sovereign grace that sets forth several great truths about salvation.  The acronym T.U.L.I.P. has proven to be helpful to many as a memory aid. Total Depravity (Total Inability and Original Sin) Unconditional Election Limited Atonement (Particular or Definite Atonement) … Continue reading A Brief Summary of the Doctrines of Sovereign Grace