The Best New Year Resolution Ever!

Knowing God is the best resolution that anyone can make at any time, but especially at the beginning of a New Year.  Knowing God is eternal life. “…This is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent” (John 17:3).  The LORD says, “Let not the wise man boast […]

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Man of Sorrows

Man of Sorrows is one of my favorite Christian hymns.  Written by Philip P. Bliss (1838-1876), this hymn captures what Isaiah 53 seeks to communicate to us (especially verse 3) regarding the suffering of the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah of God), our Savior. Isaiah 53:1-3 reads as follows: Who has believed what he has […]

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‘Why I want the right to die’ in Scotland

I was greatly shocked when my wife shared this article with me this afternoon.  Al Jazeera published this article on their website.  I encourage you to read it here.  Independent Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP), Margo MacDonald has launched a fresh attempt to give terminally ill people in Scotland the right to choose when to […]

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Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce

In my previous post, I wrote of the importance of reading Christian biographies.  What I plan to do over the next few days is to share some of the biographies which the Lord has used to inspire, challenge and teach me over the years.  Typically, I will do this every Monday, but for this week, […]

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What Constitutes Saving Faith? Part 1

“Faith in Jesus Christ is a saving grace, whereby we receive and rest upon him alone for salvation, as he is offered to us in the gospel” (Westminster Shorter Catechism Q & A 86). I thank the Lord for yet another opportunity to consider with you the important truths taught us in His Word on […]

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“Not Ashamed of the Gospel”

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.” (Romans 1:16-17) […]

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