God is the master evangelistic planner

In our Bible reading passage for today, we come to Paul’s testimony before Agrippa in Acts 26.  In a message, “Christ’s Purpose in Evangelism,” Dr. John Piper said: When Jesus looked into the future and predicted what would happen to his disciples, he said something very sobering, but also very encouraging. He said (in Luke 21:12–13), … More God is the master evangelistic planner

Limits of the law

Limits of the law: It could point out a persons unclean condition, but had no means to clean. Bob Deffinbaugh explains, in a sermon on Leviticus 12-15, “Offending God: The Clean and the Unclean” It is at this point that the Israelite of Moses’ day came to a very sobering realization. While the Law could pronounce a … More Limits of the law

Amen and amen

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! Amen and Amen. —Psalm 41:13 C. H Spurgeon comments on this verse at The Treasury of David: Jehovah is the personal name of our God. God of Israel is his covenant title, and shows his special relation to his elect people.  From everlasting and to everlasting. The … More Amen and amen