But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame. 1 Peter 3: 14-16
Christ Reformed folk and readers of this blog often ask me about annual Bible reading plans--especially at the New Year when people endeavor (dare I say it, make a resolution) to be more faithful about Bible reading.
Here are a couple of suggestions:
Ligonier has a great list of...
So, when TV's most (in)famous psychic dies, I have a couple of questions.
Did she know she would get cancer? Did she know when she would die? Any inkling? I'll bet she didn't go to her doctor and tell him, "I'm getting cancer on July 1, so let us start treatments now!"
Did she party and spend all her money before the
Sermon # 2: Daniel 9:20-27 "Seventy Weeks"
Sermon # 3: Daniel 9:24-27 "A Strong Covenant"
Chart # 1: Daniel's Seventy Weeks
Chart # 2: Daniel's Seventy Weeks Fulfilled
Authors: Kim Riddlebarger
How about this image of Jesus walking on water outside the Museum of Religious Arts in Logan, Iowa? And there are plenty more!
Sadly, this is one of the least tacky examples from a recent photo essay from the Washington Post: America's Christian Entertainment Destinations
(h.t. John Siston)
Authors: Kim Riddlebarger
Senator Sasse nails it . . . again
Our public square is plagued by habitual, brazen lying. This isn’t entirely new — there have always been some politicians who lied — but I do not believe this country can long survive if the public concedes in advance that people in government do not need to be
The Third and Final in a Series of Sermons on the Book of Jude
The epistle of Jude may be short, but it is packed. In the span of just 25 verses, Jude manages to remind those reading/hearing this letter of a received body of doctrine (“the faith once for all delivered”) which came to them directly from the apostles
The Second in a Series on the Book of Jude
What was a typical sermon like in the apostolic age? How did those men identified with the apostolic circle preach? In verses 5-16 of the Epistle of Jude we find such a sermon (or at least a portion of such a sermon) which serves as the main body of Jude’s short epistle. Citing from
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