One of the most practical ways that you can show how important your children are to you is to pray for them. This applies to both fathers and mothers equally, but I will be addressing fathers in this post. … More Praying for Our Children
Of all the commandments in the Bible, there are some that your neighbor would prefer you obey more than others. One of those commandments is the charge to “be kind” (Ephesians 4:32a). While we are required to obey all of God’s commands, I want to focus our attention on one that, arguably, can have the … More Be Kind
It isn’t just important that we look back at history. We must look back at history and ask the right questions. The church today is flooded with teachers who are promoting a view which causes Christians to look to the days ahead with little more than doom and gloom. The future, it is proclaimed, will … More Post Tenebras, Tenebras?
The Eighth Commandment forbids theft. When this law is followed in society, there is justice. When it is disregarded, there is injustice and further theft. … More Thou Shalt Not Steal
The Puritan sermon remains one of the most majestic memorials to an incredible period in church history. Every Puritan sermon stands as a testament to a devotion to Scripture and its logical consequences in daily living. Jonathan Edwards, arguably the greatest American theologian to have lived, has left behind a legacy for posterity. Among this … More An Analysis of a Sermon on the Exaltation of Christ Above All Evils
Did Jesus abrogate the judicial law? What about his comments on an eye for an eye? Today, we look at this claim. … More Straw men, Jesus, and the judicial law
It is sometimes argued that the dividing wall the Apostle Paul spoke of included the judicial laws of the Old Testament. Is this the case? … More Was the judicial law part of the dividing wall?
Are the judicial laws in the Old Testament a form of bondage? Did the coming of Christ “free” God’s people from the “yoke” of the civil law? … More The “bondage” of the civil law?
Some of the polls are saying evangelicals voted for Trump at record numbers. As someone who has been urging Christians to apply Christ’s lordship to the political sphere for some time now, I’d like to take this opportunity to urge all those evangelicals who voted for Trump to consider one of the implications of supporting … More Trump, Christians, and Local Politics
My view is that the good news of Jesus impacts every area of culture. When salvation comes to a family, for example, the family dynamics change. Even if not everyone in that family is saved, things change—especially if the head of the family is saved. There is the possibility of hostility against the gospel within … More The Good News and Economics