Jesus had publically shown forth his divinity. He had proven himself to be the Great Physician and Wonderful Counselor. Friends and enemies had seen his glory. They were all without excuse. Then, privately, Jesus showed even more of his glory to his men. Specifically, he took Peter, James, and John with him up a high … More Tax Exempt Sons and Daughters
In Matthew 5 through 7, Jesus is describing perfect obedience. He presents some of the commandments, rules, or principles one must keep in order to … Be called great in the kingdom Enter the kingdom of heaven Not be liable to the hell of fire Be Sons of the Father Earn the secret reward of … More How to Receive God’s Rewards?
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?