It is written in 1Timothy 2:1-2: “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly
The Inconvenient Truth
Dearly loved of Christ, I have a confession to make: I recently toyed with the idea of de-believing all that I have confessed in my faith! In the last module of CTELT (a theology course in our church) that we
Giving Ourselves, Giving unto Others
“And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and unto us by the will of God.” 2 Corinthians 8:5 How much do you give to the cause of the Gospel? Ten
Reformation Today Conference 2019: Preserving what the Gospel is
The early church faced opposition from the Judaizers, from what we see in Paul’s letter to the Galatians. People were trying to bring back the law into justification before God. This led to Paul declaring that if anyone presented another
Praising God, The Father Who Elects
EPHESIANS 1:1-14 Adapted from a sermon by Sherman Malachi Tjiong What do we praise God for? For the food, for good weather, for a good day and good health? We give thanks for peace of mind and a meaningful life.
This Life is NOT about Ourselves – Follow Christ!
What does it really mean to Follow Christ? Does the Gospel account leave us in any doubt as to how we can do so? In the early part of the Gospel accounts, we have examples in the calling of the
Gospel Grace Versus Dead Religion: Case Studies
Have you ever wished you had materials to help your church grow in grace and move away from legalism? Ever wished there were helpful case studies out there to use? Now there are just such resources to help all churches,
What should we Seek in Prayer?
A Brief Exposition of Matthew 6:9-15” Adapted from a sermon by Sherman Malachi Tjiong Perhaps you’ve heard the familiar saying: “It’s music to my ears”. This means, of course, something good that I like to hear. The question that I
Strive to enter in at the strait gate
“Strive to enter in at the strait gate..” Luke 13:24 “When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, ‘Repent’ (Matthew 4:17), he willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.” Luther, 95 Theses, 1st point For
The Origin of Hope
What is the origin of hope? This was a question I asked my children during family worship this past week as we were reading through the account of the Fall in Genesis 3. As we began discussing Genesis 3:15, I