Quotes [T]he serious of the sin of judgmentalism is not so much that I judge my brother as that in so doing I assume the role of God.—pg 144 Envy is the painful and oftentimes resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by someone else… But we don’t just envy people in general. Usually, there are…Details
Can I Ask a Dumb Question? “We ought to learn from Jesus the value of extending grace to people to say things that sound outrageous to our ears. We have to be patient and kind and forgiving. We have to be realistic. Before we expect people to say things that are wise, we first need…Details
[S]omeone is disturbed, suppose it to be a child or a man or a woman. If you come and bring some great thing to please them, perhaps it will quiet them and they will be contented. It is the thing you bring that quiets them, not the disposition of their own spirits, not any good…Details
Bibliology, coming from the Greek words biblion (meaning book) and logos, (meaning word), is the study of the doctrine of Scripture. God has given us, in the canonical Scriptures, His very words without mistake or error of any kind. Unbelieving philosophers, who deny that “human language” could possibly be used to speak “truth” about “God”…Details
We live in a world that is full of errror. From social media to the break room, we are bombarded with falsehoods and half truths, even from professing believers. We are constantly being tempted to abandon the truth for error in one form or another. Standing faithfully comes at a cost—and it is to the…Details
God’s Smuggler, the thrilling story of Brother Andrew’s work behind the Iron Curtain will be our next book of the month. It will be available at the church this Sunday. More details coming soon!
This Sunday, April 3, we will have a coffee and cookies book discussion in the equipping center after the evening service—but only for those who have finished the book of the month, Respectable Sins, by that time! Please let us know if you are planning on coming.
But yet it is evident, that religion consists so much in the affections, as that without holy affection there is no true religion. No light in the understanding is good, which does not produce holy affection in the heart; no habit or principle in the heart is good, which has no such exercise; and no…Details
Quotes Selfishness is a difficult sin to expose because it is so easy to see in someone else but so difficult to recognize in ourselves. In addition, there are degrees of selfishness as well as degrees of subtlety in expressing it. One person’s selfishness may be crass and obvious. Such a person usually doesn’t care…Details
The Friendless Flatterer “One of the most publicly and socially acceptable sins is flattery. That’s why it is also such a dangerous sin. Consider this Yiddish proverb: ‘Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.’ But the friends made by flattery are not worth having at all.” The Christian Life Isn’t Meant to Be Effortless “When…Details