Topic: grace

e do well to teach the Great Commission of Jesus to His followers found in Matthew 28:18-20.  It’s essential for the church of Jesus to be active in the work of evangelism and missions.  As a ... discuss

“Prior to the Reformation, the sermon was mostly an ad hoc event reserved for special occasions or seasons of the liturgical cycle, especially Christmas and Eastertide. Most sermons were preache ... discuss

A church committed to the ordinary means of grace will be characterized by love for expository Bible preaching, passion for worship, delight in truth, embrace of the Gospel, the Spirit’s work of con ... discuss

I am a Christian. Jesus has ushered me into His Kingdom through His grace and He is coming again to finish the work of setting everything right. All of life is from, for and through Him (Romans 11:36; ... discuss

February 6th was Luke Shiloh's Heaven Day.All I wanted to do was curl up on the couch and watch movies.Instead, God had something else in mind for the day. His plans are always much better and much mo ... discuss

I am clearing out photos on my phone since I'm running out of space (hello 16,000 pictures... gulp). I came across this one below that I took last Summer in Virginia. It was taken at the cemetery wher ... discuss

GENESIS 20 & 21Abraham plays the same old "Sarah is my sister" trick when he comes up against Abimelech. Sometimes we just can't help giving in to our worst instincts and despite Abraham's closeness t ... discuss

n the 2017 G3 Conference, Tim Challies preached on the subject, “Let the Gospel Give You Your Song.” He emphasized how the Reformation changed how we sing in worship. I encourage you to li ... discuss

A monk in a monastery in France, he was invited to go to England by King Alfred the Great and to assist in the restoration of the Christian faith in the wake of the severe and destructive invasions by ... discuss

In the back of my mind I realize that grief is a process that takes time.  I will not get past this in two weeks. However, I want it to be over and done, neat and tidy. That’s not how it works. Eve ... discuss

Saint Peter Damian was an 11th century reformer Benedictine monk, cardinal and scholar who advised Pope Leo IX. He was prayerfully pious and strident in his defense of orthodoxy. He observed that "whe ... discuss

his past Saturday marked the day that Martin Luther died 471 years ago—in the year 1546.  His last words were, “We are all beggars. This is true.”  Luther isn’t remembered as muc ... discuss

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been extremely passionate about the pro-life movement. When I was 11, I researched abortion and wrote a blog post explaining why I wouldn’t support it ... discuss

“Quantitative analysis of vocabulary serves as no adequate determiner, because the word huiothesia widely embraces multiple theological foci and vast pastoral treasure. Before giving attention t ... discuss

But it is my strong conviction that the position Wright lays out in What St. Paul Really Said is not an evangelical position at all. It’s a faulty and dangerous reinterpretation of Paul and it mis ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy Consider joining my dream I have many reasons for believing in the one, true, living, loving Creator of the universe. There̵ ... discuss

For the umpteenth time today, I sadly watched a priest chase down a guy with the Sacred Host in his hands...a guy with evidently no intention of consuming the Sacrament at the altar. (Or, as he said t ... discuss

An earlier post included this quote from Pope Pius XI in part. Below are the Holy Father's words in their entirety. As Pius XI notes, the Eucharist abounds in grace."When Christ manifested Himsel ... discuss

esterday, I had the privilege of preaching from Ephesians 4:25-32 in our ongoing series through Ephesians.  As we have noted on multiple occasions in our study, Paul’s letter to the church at E ... discuss

was born in England in 1861 but went to South Africa to work in the Diocese of Grahamstown in 1883. At the request of the Bishop, she founded a sisterhood, The Community of The Resurrection of Our Lor ... discuss

While certainly you should baptize converts as soon as is practical, if there aren’t people coming to faith every week, then there won’t be baptisms at every worship service. Finally, with communi ... discuss

February 20th, dioceses in Portugal celebrate the feast of Blesseds Francisco, 11, and Jacinta, 10, the youngest non-martyrs to be beatified in the Church's history. The brother and sister, who tended ... discuss

This is our national press release on the passing of Miss Norma McCorvey, the Jane Roe of Roe vs. Wade. If you find any merit, please pass it on in your sphere of influence. Thanks! THE DEATH ... discuss

Being pro-life is not merely being part of a movement or a cause. It's not only speaking out against abortion, but rather an all-encompassing view of life and way of life. It's treasuring the sanctity ... discuss

Extraordinary life. So let no one boast about human beings, for everything belongs to you, Paul or Apollos or Cephas, or the world or life or death, or the present or the future: all belong to you, ... discuss

Updated prayer for our Beloved President and Vice President, & for our beloved country “The United States of America”. Created and written by Apostle Mike Keyes Sr . Please help you ... discuss

18 February AD 1546 Martin Luther, born on 10 November 1483, in Eisleben, Germany, initially began studies leading toward a degree in law. However, after a close encounter with death, he switched to ... discuss

(November 10, 1483–February 18, 1546) was a German monk, theologian, and church reformer.Luther's theology challenged the authority of the papacy by holding that the Bible is the sole source of reli ... discuss

“We often adopt a shallow view of what sexual intimacy is. Out of ignorance or laziness, we take on this view from the world through past experiences, advice, and the media. We then sprinkle it ... discuss

When we are converted to Christ, we use language of discovery to express our conversion. We speak of finding Christ. We may have bumper stickers that read, “I Found It.” These statements are indee ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy This Week’s Episode Includes… How you send and receive signals (and why it matters) How to use Grace and Truth to o ... discuss

his September, I will be speaking on the Reformation 500 tour in Europe. We will begin in Berlin Germany and finish in Geneva Switzerland. We will also arrive in Wittenberg only days from the actual 5 ... discuss

Editor’s Note: This week we are running a 3-part series on sexual addiction and healing. We recognize this is an extremely sensitive subject, so even though Haley is not graphic or inappropriate ... discuss

15 February AD 1621, transferred to 17 February Lutheran musician, composer, and musicologist Michael Praetorius (Prätorius) was born in Kreuzburg, Thuringia to Pastor and Mrs. Michael Schultheis (o ... discuss

We smugly compare our worship practices with those of other churches. It is not wrong for us to analyze the worship practices of the church universal. There is much to reject and much to appropriate ... discuss

While declining to read the Bible is hardly an exegetical strategy, it is still an act of despair before Scripture. Far more importantly, it is a temptation to every one of us–no matter how stud ... discuss

Dear struggling Christian, if our gaze is always within, assurance will remain fleeting. No doubt, we need to examine our lives and test the fruit, but true assurance, lasting assurance, secure assura ... discuss

2/16/17: Updated and cleaned up a bit. This was originally a series, written in 2009. I pulled it all together to have a one-stop post for most-things-Lent. Hope it's helpful -- enjoy!(Intro ... discuss

n recent weeks, I’ve been working with my children on how to be more than one-dimensional in their prayer life.  It’s really easy to fall into ruts when we pray.  At times, we learn spec ... discuss

16 February AD 1497 – 19 April AD 1560 Philipp Melanchthon, a brilliant student of the classics and a humanist scholar, was appointed to teach along with Martin Luther at the University of ... discuss

Janani Luwum was born in 1922. His father was a convert to Christianity. Janani was sent to school and eventually became a schoolteacher. In 1948 he was converted. He became very active in the East Af ... discuss

Be warmed with the undeserved, unlimited, unalterable, immutable, Gospel; rest in the Father’s love. Then, get busy loving, serving, leading, and influencing. You are not called to manipulate. Yo ... discuss

A Brief History of the Pro-life Movement in Florida A while ago, I thought it might be possible to chronicle a history of the pro-life movement in Florida. I have in several filing boxes literally ... discuss

n the recent 2017 G3 Conference, the theme was centered upon the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  The topic for my sermon was, “Doctrines Worthy of Death and Scripture Worthy of Preaching ... discuss

Editor’s Note: This week we are running a 3-part series on sexual addiction and healing. We recognize this is an extremely sensitive subject, so even though Haley is not graphic or inappropriate ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 15 is St. Claude de la Colombiere, a Jesuit missionary, who was the brilliant and pious spiritual director of St. Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque. While he is best kno ... discuss

Nevertheless, in the last few months I have seen and experienced racism in the United States like never before during my time here. Unfortunately, because of anti-immigrant, anti-Mexican, and anti-min ... discuss

t happened again recently.  I was listening to a sermon online and the preacher said, “God told me.”  Apparently everyone in the congregation enjoyed it from the response I heard, but I ... discuss

“While congregations are given the opportunity to vote on certain items within a local church, biblical ecclesiology is not democratic. Elders are called and appointed to make decisions for the ... discuss

esterday, in our evening service, I was privileged to preach the final sermon in our Ecclesiastes study from Ecclesiastes 12:8-14.  The study was a challenge to preach, and that is the consensus of a ... discuss

Using God to Justify an Abortion: “I’ve Prayed About It and God Will Forgive Me” Ask any sidewalk counselor. Odds are he or she has heard some version of this from those heading i ... discuss

Editor’s Note: This week we are running a 3-part series on sexual addiction and healing. We recognize this is an extremely sensitive subject, so even though Haley is not graphic or inappropriate ... discuss

Eormenhilde, Hermynhild) (d. c.700), queen of Mercia, abbess of Ely. She was the daughter of Erconbert, king of Kent, and of his wife *Sexburga, who was sister of *Etheldreda. Ermengild married Wulfhe ... discuss

The Constitutions of the Holy Apostles (or Apostolic Constitutions) is a collection of materials on church life, order, and liturgy. The Apostolic Constitutions comprises eight books, from different t ... discuss

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 19, 2017By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisLeviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38-48"You have heard that it was said, You shall love y ... discuss

Photo from "The Fountain"Accompanying Video: "The Spread of the Gospel"How do you see history? How does your mind frame the world around you? Are you seeing it from a Godly perspective, or from a se ... discuss

"Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be p ... discuss

(also spelled Aethelwald, Ethelwold, etc.) was Bishop of Lindisfarne from 721 until 740.Leather worker and bookbinder. Monk. Assistant to Saint Cuthbert. Prior and abbot of Old Melrose monastery in Sc ... discuss

Notice the language and depictions: pardon, pass over, tread underfoot, cast into the depths of the sea. Were we to take these steps, what would become of the offenses of those we forgive? Of course, ... discuss

I remember as an unbeliever making sport among the Christians whom God put around me. On one particular occasion I was doing my best to tempt a believer into acting out and losing it. With self-contr ... discuss

Wisdom from the Heart: A Deep Knowledge of God’s Word, Being Taught by the Spirit of God. “Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wi ... discuss

The world represents sinful humanity and is not worthy of God’s saving love. Apart from the love of God, the world stands under God’s condemnation. But in Christ, believers experience God’s surp ... discuss

I was going through old USB memory sticks looking for a document when I discovered something I wrote in 2005 when that which I feared most from multiple sclerosis was about to happen: Quadriplegia. Yo ... discuss

Ash Wednesday is just eighteen days away. Here, Pope Benedict explains how Our Lady's message to Saint Bernadette is intimately connected with the season of Lent and the joy of Easter morning that is ... discuss

Rev. Antonio Spadaro, SJ. (Photo: Magyar Kurír.)Brace yourselves. Once again, someone in the Vatican has challenged Church doctrine in a way that implicates Pope Francis, on an issue about which he h ... discuss

The following is part of a soon to be published book, In The Days of These Kings: The Prophecy of Daniel in Preterist Perspective. In the book, I argue that people who are looking to find “end-time ... discuss

I thought I had seen and heard just about everything, but I must admit I was brought to tears when I viewed and read the commentary on Teen Vogue’s latest online slideshow, “What to Get a Friend P ... discuss

February 11 marks the first apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1858 to St. Bernadette Soubirous. Between February 11 and July 16, 1858, the Blessed Mother appeared eighteen times to a poor, une ... discuss

February 11th, the Church celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Three years before our Lady's appearance, in the apostolic constitution Ineffabilis Deus, Pope Pius IX proclaimed ... discuss

n the 2005 Ligonier National Conference, Mark Dever addresses the subject of worldliness. He answers this simply question: “Whatever Happened to Worldliness?” An Intro to the Institutes ( ... discuss

This weekend, Teen Challenge came to my church. They sang and shared powerful testimonies of God’s transformation in their lives. If you’ve ever heard them or similar groups share miracul ... discuss

(c. 480 - 543) was born in Italy, she was the twin sister of Benedict of Nursia.Gregory the Great, in his Dialogues, tells us that she was a nun and leader of a community for women at Plombariola abou ... discuss

Unable to humanly explain anything I had experienced that day, God reminded me of one of the greatest joys of staying and enduring with these people.  As we endure the criticism, complaints, and verb ... discuss

As Christians, we should remember two things concerning the moral law (or ten commandments). If we remember these two things, we will be able to avoid much confusion in the Christian life. First, no o ... discuss

I mentioned in the previous post in the “Can We Talk” series (Complementarian/Egalitarian Edition)? how I believe in the value of dialogue. I also introduced the concept behind this serie ... discuss

St. Scholastica, like her brother, [St Benedict of Nursia] dedicated herself to God from early youth. Information on the virgin Scholastica is very scanty. In his Second Book of Dialogues (Ch. 33 and ... discuss

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A deluded ideologue’s willing to sacrifice life and limb for a progressive cause All of me – Why not take all of me Can’t you see I’m no good without you Take my lips I want to loo ... discuss

I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am.John Newton ... discuss

  There is no doubt that one of the biggest objectives of the pro abortion movement is to remove the “stigma” of abortion. Contrary to what many of us who have experienced abortion proclaim, ... discuss

Editor’s Note: This article is longer than most that we usually publish on TheRebelution. Yet Kristin’s piece is unusual – she tells her deeply personal and difficult story of physic ... discuss

f we’re all honest, prayer is often a very difficult practice to maintain and an easy area to neglect.  If the surveys [PewResearch, Barna] are remotely accurate, prayer is an area of deficienc ... discuss

“The gospel is not, ‘believe that Christ died for everybody’s sins, and therefore for yours,’ any more than it is, ‘believe that Christ died only for certain people’s sins, and so perhaps ... discuss

What were they thinking? An embarrassing article in The Atlantic reveals so much about the state of the pro-choice movement. Imagine being told that microscopes falsely “advance the idea” that bac ... discuss

O Lord, if I could fly to my people and tell them of your Goodness at the top of my voice: oh, how many souls would be won! ***I have given everything to my Master: He will take care of me… The ... discuss

t the 2017 G3 Conference, the official trailer of the upcoming documentary titled “Luther” was released.  You will want to watch the trailer and pre-order the documentary which will take ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, a Canossian Sister who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in Sudan. She is the patron saint of Sudan. Josephine Bakhita was born in Eastern Sudan around ... discuss

Sure, we usually do this selectively. Liberals and progressives, conservatives and traditionalists each have their own favorite sins that they like to denounce, while ignoring those that seem to painf ... discuss

Drain the Washington swamp of Obama cronies President Trump rightfully fired former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates for “acting out”. Still, this holdover should not have been permitted to sta ... discuss

February 8th, the Church celebrates the optional memorial of St. Josephine Bakhita (1869–1947). For many years, Josephine was a slave, but her spirit was always free and eventually that spirit preva ... discuss

e are reworking our specific membership covenant that’s been largely non-existent in the life of our church for many years.  It is our desire as elders to raise it back up to a state of promine ... discuss

“The Jesus of Scripture never showed partiality to the poor as over agains the rich. The Jesus of Scripture came into the world to redeem rich and poor. A brief survey of the Gospel record teac ... discuss

I search my own heart, trying to somehow understand a decision I myself made.On the outside, I know why I did.When I discovered I was pregnant, panic and fear immediately gripped my heart and tha ... discuss

ast night, we gathered for worship and one of our pastors – David Crowe – preached from Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 as we’re nearing the end of our Sunday evening study.  He admitted at the ... discuss

Timothy, Titus, and Silas all appear in the New Testament writings as missionary companions of and co-workers with, the Apostle Paul.Titus is mentioned as a companion of Paul in some of his epistles ( ... discuss

Through the year, names get checked off as families and individuals are visited in homes and cafes. Burdens and cares are shared; plans are made for private reformation and encouragement. Without scie ... discuss

All things considered, of the three, the third explanation seemed most likely. I had a seminary professor who used to warn us all about the danger of empire building. He was exactly right. As I sat in ... discuss

“Dwell more upon these choice and sweet things wherein you agree, than upon those things wherein you differ.”  Or, if I can add a great phrase attributed to Augustine, “In essentials unity, in ... discuss

The saints of the day for February 6 are St. Paul Miki and companions, martyrs. These twenty-six martyrs are sometimes called the martyrs of Nagasaki and the martyrs of Japan. St. Francis Xavier brou ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mi ... discuss

February 5, 2017Today we pray that we may imitate the simplicity of St. Bernadette's life. She focused her whole heart and mind on Our Lady's call to love the Lord. Today, let us pray that we may do t ... discuss

Bruchko– well known missionary story of Bruce Olson who has worked with the Bari tribe of Columbia for forty years or more and seen remarkable results. I read this in a single sitting because ... discuss

“With aging comes the responsibility of maturity. No matter our age, it’s our responsibility to act that age. No matter how old we are or how long we have been Christians, we need to grow up a ... discuss

“Doubtless there are other volumes to be added to this list. It is a much more complete list than was possible even 10 years ago and should keep one busy for a few years. The list is weighted a ... discuss

“Systematic theology thus contemplates the body of biblical teaching as a living organism, offering loving attention to its various members and tracing their organic relations to each another. U ... discuss

n the Bible study titled, Behold Your God, Paul Washer states, “I believe that one of the greatest needs in Christianity today is to have a greater understanding of God.” You will apprecia ... discuss

Planned Parenthood in Overland Park, Kansas found itself across the parking lot from a new neighbor with a life-saving mission this fall, when Advice and Aid Pregnancy Centers set up shop just a few s ... discuss

February 3, 2017Little is known about the life of Saint Blaise. He was a physician and a Bishop of Sebaste, Armenia. He lived in a cave on Mount Argeus and was a healer of men and animals. According t ... discuss

I don’t do well with bullies. People that pull rank and power, squashing the dignity of others so that they can feel in control and important. Sadly, they are still around, even in the life of the c ... discuss

f you read and study about the health of the church for any length of time, you will run across the phrase, “ordinary means of grace.”  The theologians of church history and many of our c ... discuss

[Also known as The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ and The Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary.]Counting forward from December 25 as Day One, we find that Day Forty ... discuss

I can simply say that this is the most rewarding thing I have ever done. In terms of encouragement, I can simply say that this is the most rewarding thing I have ever done. I am confident God has work ... discuss

So then, we do good works, but nor for merit– for what would we merit? Rather, we are indebted to God for the good works we do, and not he to us, since it is he who “works in us both to will and d ... discuss

A couple of days ago, I was going through what I think might've been a spiritual attack. I was trying to pray the Rosary when I was bombarded with thoughts that I was a pathetic excuse for a Catholic. ... discuss

ecently, R. C. Sproul addressed the 2017 G3 Conference as we gathered for the annual conference in Atlanta. What he communicates in these few minutes should be taken to heart as we look forward, not j ... discuss

(also known as Theophorus) (ca. 35 or 50-between 98 and 117) A Convert from paganism to Christianity. Was among the Apostolic Fathers. He was the third Bishop and Patriarch of Antioch succeeding Saint ... discuss

Leaders should reflect that for all their preaching, pastoring, discipling, decisions and actions there is a ‘law of unintended consequences’ to be considered. Hezekiah no doubt was relieved, in ... discuss

Prayer itself, born in Catholic families, nurtured by programs of Christian formation, strengthened by the grace of the sacraments, is the first means by which we come to know the Lord’s will for ou ... discuss

“For which cause I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed, and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day. ... discuss

An armed, lifesaving angel in Trump’s America “For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways” (Psalm 91:11); “Praise the LORD, you his angels, you mighty ones ... discuss

I was privileged to be able to work with Girl Defined Ministries to present this interview to you. We wanted to encourage young people to do hard things, and these young women have worked hard to do ... discuss

The following is “Part 2” of the preface of a soon to be published book, In The Days of These Kings: The Prophecy of Daniel in Preterist Perspective. In the book, I argue that people who ... discuss

y very best memories as a boy growing up are often linked to my time around the church campus and with the church family.  I will never know what it’s like to grow up disconnected from the life ... discuss

“Whatever else you might say at the funeral of an unbeliever, do not leave out the Person and saving work of Jesus Christ. Preach the precious truths about the incarnation, the active obedience ... discuss

“While women are not allowed to serve in church office, they are not second-class citizens in Christ’s kingdom, the church. We do dishonor to King Jesus and to women when we rob them of the pr ... discuss

EPPC President Ed Whelan, a former law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia and an expert on the Supreme Court confirmation process, will offer extensive commentary on President Trump's Supreme Court nomin ... discuss

“For which cause I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed, and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day. ... discuss

“For which cause I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed, and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day. ... discuss

I will never forget it. It had not been that long since I had returned to church and was truly learning about my faith for the first time. Confused, and as I like to describe it “searching in the da ... discuss

"And he [Elijah] said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: because the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; a ... discuss

The following is “Part 1” of the preface of a soon to be published book, In The Days of These Kings: The Prophecy of Daniel in Preterist Perspective. In the book, I argue that people who ... discuss

Yesterday, I had the privilege of preaching through Ephesians 4:1-6 in our Sunday morning series.  The focus of the text was the subject of unity.  It’s no secret that we see disunity surroun ... discuss

In an effort to evade Texas laws in 2014, the Texas-based Whole Women’s Health abortion chain established an abortion facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where abortion laws are virtually non-existe ... discuss

(19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was King of England, King of Scotland and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution.Charles famously engaged in a struggle for power with the Parlia ... discuss

“Keep close to God in the duty of reading the Word often.  By often reading the Word, you will often meet with promises and supports for your comforts.  That is the reason men lessen in comfor ... discuss

There's something about St. Joseph ... I turn to him always for intercession with anything to do with family, work, or prayers for my husband. Reflecting on St. Joseph on the seven Sundays leading up ... discuss

I remarked to my friend that I seem to think more highly of our fellow Americans than she does, even though I’m the one who acknowledges total depravity while she holds to innate goodness. The disco ... discuss

Scripture does not offer us options. The Bible makes the choice for us, and it chooses to present the negative before the positive. The Bible declares bad news before declaring good news. It first p ... discuss

January 28 is the feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas, a 13th century Dominican priest, philosopher, and theologian. As a Doctor of the Church, he has been given the title “Angelic Doctor” and is the p ... discuss

26 January AD 1915; transferred to 28 January* Matthias Loy (1828-1915) was born on 17 March to Matthias and Christina Loy, a pair of German immigrants. The family lived in near-poverty in Cumberland ... discuss

Thousands of faithful Episcopalians gathered in St. Louis, Missouri in 1977 and agreed upon the Affirmation of St. Louis, a document which expressed our commitment to the historic and biblical faith o ... discuss

“But how or what do we pray? The Scriptures help us with that, too. In particular the Psalms—divine words God has given us to talk and sing to him—provide us with not only wisdom and perspec ... discuss

“The preaching that begins with God, Lloyd-Jones affirmed, is worthy of divine approbation. This is precisely where he chose to focus his expositions. The Doctor looked for the grandeur of God i ... discuss

“If Paul and the other disciples needed prayer, how much more so do those who lead, shepherd, and oversee us in the church! And they need our prayers, not just when there is controversy in the c ... discuss

I am a Christian. As a retired veteran I have always taken God seriously, but was only born again about 15 years ago. One of the basic tenets I have learned is that we all fall short of God’s teachi ... discuss

January 28th, is the feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas, the 13th century Dominican theologian who demonstrated that faith and reason are complementary, not contradictory. Renowned among the greatest theol ... discuss

“For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man t ... discuss

In Alistair Begg’s sermon, he points to the important issues of unity of the faith. This is essential in the local church. $5 Friday: Apologetics, Scripture, & the Trinity – As alway ... discuss

27 January AD 407 Saint John Chrysostom, Preacher, Bishop, and Theologian, was called Chrysostom (Greek for"golden-mouthed") by his hearers. He was a dominant force in the fourth-century Christian chu ... discuss

John was called "Chrysostom" ("Golden Mouth") because of his eloquence. He was a priest of Antioch, and an outstanding preacher. (Audiences were warned not to carry large sums of money when they went ... discuss

Thus, for Christians, humility and uncertainty are not synonymous.   One can be certain and humble at the same time.  How?  For this simple reason: Christians believe that they understand truth onl ... discuss

  PRESS RELEASE: January 26th, 2017 CONTACT: Kate Bryan kbryan@crcpublicrelations.com; Mari Buttarazzi mbuttarazzi@crcpublicrelations.com; Matille Thebolt mthebolt@crcpublicrelations.com   ... discuss

Kidvids are Christian theme videos suitable for your child's phone--we watched this one in Sunday school today. It's about zombies, and what kid wouldn't love that? But we are all the walking dead wit ... discuss

Today I was looking up Blessings and Benedictions in the New Testament, and came across this nice list.  We often hear these words in the liturgy, but don't know exactly the source.  This si ... discuss

In the past few days, a beautiful trend on Twitter has been highlighting the stories of women who chose life for their babies in difficult circumstances. The hashtag #MyUnintendedJoy has accompanied d ... discuss

For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man the ... discuss

Occasionally I run into people who make the claim that church membership is not mandated in the Scriptures and is therefore, optional for us in the Christian life.  Is church membership biblical?   ... discuss

  Today, January 26, is the memorial of Sts. Timothy and Titus. Both men were close colleagues with St. Paul in his missionary journeys and perpetuated his work among the Gentiles. Timothy and T ... discuss

Yes, apostasy happens. Sometimes the catalyst is flagrant sin. The pain of conviction and repentance is refused, and the only alternative to it is wholesale rejection of Christ. But sometimes the cata ... discuss

Celebrities’ hateful holier-than-thou political views undermine their purpose to entertain “I sincerely apologize for my lapse of judgment, … for causing such dismay and heartbreak to my ... discuss

“For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man t ... discuss

Though traditionally considered a meditation on suffering, the Stations of the Cross is more than a simple, ancient act of piety. It is a portrait of grace under pressure, a collection of specific rea ... discuss

On Monday, President Donald Trump signed the Mexico City Policy as one of his first acts on his first Monday in office—banning any U.S. funding of overseas groups that provide or promote abortion. M ... discuss

Today is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.  It is a miracle any time a sinner turns away from his sins and accepts the grace and salvation of Jesus Christ.  But one of the greatest co ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Online Marketing Consultant and Content Creator in Colorado Springs - Show and Tell - Use the Internet Creatively to Live Well God will call you through His grace. Will you take the ... discuss

A questions and answers session with Drs. Michael Haykin, Michael Kruger, and R.C. Sproul—moderated by Dr. Stephen Nichols.  This is likely the only time you will ever see Dr. R. C. Sproul wearing ... discuss

Happy Feast day of the Conversion of St. Paul! The conversion of Saul, persecutor of the early church, was of pivotal importance for the worldwide development of Christianity. Paul means much for our ... discuss

25 January, New Testament Today celebrates the Conversion of Saint Paul through the revelation of the risen Christ to him on the road to Damascus. The zealous Pharisee Saul was traveling to arrest fo ... discuss

January 18 is the Feast of the Confession of Peter ("Thou art the Christ, the Son of the Living God" Matthew 16:16). January 25 is the Feast of the Conversion of Paul (Acts 9). Many Christians observe ... discuss

The Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul is a feast celebrated during the liturgical year on January 25, recounting the Conversion of Saul of Tarsus, who after a record of brutalizing and persecuting ... discuss

There are multiple ways I’ve heard grace misused and misunderstood. Sometimes it is nuanced in a way that leads to misunderstanding. Sometimes people emphasize grace in one area of faith but not ... discuss

“For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man t ... discuss

This past week, during the G3 Conference, I was asked a question that we should not overlook too quickly.  I was asked, “What catalysts do you believe have led to the resurgence of sound bibli ... discuss

 Annunciation to the Virgin Mary, the moment of our Savior's conception. Fr. Frank PavoneReprinted with permissionVia Priests for LifeThe Bible clearly teaches that abortion is wrong. This t ... discuss

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St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), a theologian and the patron saint of writers has long been my mentor and model, and one of my most powerful intercessors. As an author, theologian and a freelance wr ... discuss

24 January, New Testament Today we commemorate Saint Timothy, Pastor and Confessor. The festival days for Pastors Timothy and Titus are set on either side of the day marking Saint Paul's conversion. ... discuss

January 18 is the Feast of the Confession of Peter ("Thou art the Christ, the Son of the Living God" Matthew 16:16). January 25 is the Feast of the Conversion of Paul (Acts 9). Many Christians observe ... discuss

was a first-century Christian bishop who died about AD 80. Evidence from the New Testament also has him functioning as an apostolic delegate or coadjutor.Timothy is first mentioned in the Bible at the ... discuss

“The verdict God speaks over us trumps every other verdict spoken over us by our voices or the voices of others. God uses our failures to wean us off self-righteousness and point us to Jesus, in ... discuss

This message is both exciting and challenging for Christians in cities today. In Western countries, many of the older churches relying on inherited faith are dying. Gone is that great “canopy” of ... discuss

From way back in 2007 and then in 2013. Thought I'd bring it up again for anyone who might be interested. Also the seven Sundays begin next Sunday so this is a good time to remember this novena. ... discuss

Life SundayJanuary 22, 2017John 10:10-11“Abundant Life in Christ”10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. 11 I am the good shep ... discuss

Today's readings mirror, in many ways, the re-creation of the world.  In Genesis 1, we are told that the first creation of God was light:Genesis 1:1-4:In the beginning God created the h ... discuss

If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. Mark 3:24 Where to start? On Friday I was attacked on my Facebook page for mentioning that we were watching the coverage of the inaug ... discuss

In the Gospel of Matthew (11.25-30) you will find a much loved passage where Jesus says “Come to me, all you who weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” Our Lord was exten ... discuss

How many times have you listened to sermons, read articles, or read books which inevitably point to the "failings of the church?"  It seems like it's a constant theme.  The church isn't doin ... discuss

(This piece has been rated "R."  No one under the age of 18 should read this. For those over 18, bear in mind that this piece will describe in detail disturbing events related to sexuality and vi ... discuss

The Christian worldview is of utmost importance, especially when relating to our neighbor.  You see, no matter how far from the Christian faith our neighbor may be, we can never forget that our ... discuss

Jesus Christ came to this earth with a message of compassion, love and mercy.  Many say that the Gospel of Love does away with the law, but that is not what Our Lord said,  He told us he cam ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionJulie MorganNew South Wales Australia will soon be debating the legalization of euthanasia. At least one terminally ill woman, Julie ... discuss

Look! Jesus! John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” I saw a cute little poster. Kermit the Frog is drinking tea ... discuss

You have read about Gary Glenn on these pages before.  We believe he is one of America's most promising political leaders.  Gary was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in ... discuss

There are 562 federally recognized Indian nations within the United States—about half of which are represented in my home state of Alaska. It wasn’t until this July that the Lord made the First Na ... discuss

Based on the reviews I have read, I encourage you to not support this film.The film represents a “struggle of faith” in which the priest must choose between the lives of his flock and his Faith. ... discuss

Here’s a solid truth that never grows old.  My salvation is not an after thought.  The covenant of grace, made before the foundation of the world between God the Father, God the Son, and God t ... discuss

I keep a copy of The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis, beside my Bible on my night table. I read the Bible to begin my days and excerpts of The Imitation of Christ to conclude many of my days. ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing and Singing about the Rhyme and Reason for Your Life This Present Evil Age Won’t Last Forever Around 2000 years ago a very intelligent man wrote about grace. One of the ... discuss

Basil the Great of Caesarea, 1 January AD 379with Gregory of Nazianzus, 9 May AD 389and Gregory of Nyssa, 9 March AD 395 Saints Basil and the two Gregorys, collectively known as the Cappadocian Father ... discuss

Hurry up. When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to ... discuss




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