Ever felt that way? Taking a quick glance at 1 Thessalonians 4, let’s find out how God feels about “ordinary”.
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Jesus and the Church
How many times does Jesus mention the church?
I’ve asked that question in a number of forums (Reformed University Fellowship, Sunday school, Drug Court Bible Study, the pulpit, and so on), and have received answers ranging from thirty-six to six. 928 more words
Long ago, Augustine of Hippo pointed out that the desire of every human heart is to experience a love that is transcendent. Regrettably for us today, however, I don’t think there’s any word in the English language that’s been more stripped of the depth of its meaning than the word… 1,055 more words
Written by, Roger Nicole,
Taken from an article written for Ligonier Ministries,
and The Confessing Baptist.
The privilege of assurance…
…which is secured by the work of Christ for His own and which is properly undergirded in the Reformed faith, is damaged or even destroyed in certain other theological structures. 269 more words
“Sin is cosmic treason. Every sin, no matter how seemingly insignificant, is an act of treason against the cosmic King. When God’s character is made clear to us and we are able to measure our actions not in relative terms with respect to other humans but in absolute terms with respect to God, His character, and His law, then we begin to be awakened to the egregious character of our rebellion. 47 more words