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Tending the Soul for the Growth of Grace

Tending the Soul for the Growth of Grace

I am rereading John Owen’s Mortification of Sin for the millionth time (obviously an exaggeration), and I just came across one of my favorite passages. He is in the middle of explaining why putting sin to death (mortification), is so important to our spiritual vigor...

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Meanwhile behind the scenes…

Meanwhile behind the scenes…

“In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.” - Luke 2:1 Last night after dinner, with candles lit and the Christmas tree glowing, my family and I read these words aloud. The sovereign of Rome commanded the Jews to...

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Parousia Sunday

Parousia Sunday

[20] At that time I will bring you in, at the time when I gather you together; for I will make you renowned and praised among all the peoples of the earth, when I restore your fortunes before your eyes,” says the LORD. (Zeph 3:20) Every year we set aside a Sunday...

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The Joy that Made Mountains

The Joy that Made Mountains

By awesome deeds you answer us with righteousness, O God of our salvation, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas; the one who by his strength established the mountains, being girded with might; who stills the roaring of the seas, the roaring...

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You want some reasons to rejoice in Christ?

You want some reasons to rejoice in Christ?

Dealing with discouragement? Come to the fountain and drink...   God is for you (Rom 8:31) Your true citizenship is in heaven (Phil 3:20) God will never forsake you (Psalm 37:28) God has blessed you with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places (Eph 1:3)...

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