God’s Great Sustaining Grace

“Now therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning this city of which you say, ‘It is given into the hand of the king of Babylon by sword, by famine, and by pestilence’:  Behold, I will gather them from all the countries to which I drove them in my anger and my wrath and … More God’s Great Sustaining Grace

Good hope through grace

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word. —2 Thessalonians 2:16–17 John Piper, in a sermon, “Why Hope? Grace!” The answer in today’s text is very simply, the grace … More Good hope through grace

No Christian lives in continual victory over sin

Today, we come to Romans 7 in our read-through-the-Bible plan. We come to an important question, which can have some very practical consequences in our lives. Is Paul writing this description of his life and experience before he became a Christian? Or does it describe his present struggles as a Christian? You could find advocates of … More No Christian lives in continual victory over sin

Astronomical Grace

Watch this video, “Indescribable” from Louie Giglio: Psalm 8 proclaims O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you … More Astronomical Grace