Of all people, we who call ourselves “Reformed” should understand grace is an undeserved, monergeistic, irrevocable, and unfluctuating gift that cannot be paid back. We talk much about God’s Holy Law. We know God has rules. We know God is serious about his laws. And we also know for us to be righteous and acceptable we … More Perverting Grace — Do We Really Know What This Means?
There are two categories in which people might be classified. Theoretically, based upon their personal performance, all people can either be law-breakers or law-keepers. That being said, there is only one category in which all men and women are actually found. All people are law-breakers. Without exception, no individuals are perfectly holy in their thinking, desires, conduct, and words. … More Come Confident, Come Near, and Come Often
Saul was Israel’s first king. Like a shooting star, his reign started out brilliantly. However, over time, his worshiped failed, his glory faded, and all became dark. The final chapter of his life is recorded in the Chronicles of Israel: So Saul died for his breach of faith. He broke faith with the Lord in that … More “Christ, You Can Have My Demerit; I’ll Take Your Merit.”