Every Christian man is to be a minister. There is not one of God’s elect who is not to be “equipped by the saints for the work of ministry.” All saved men have spiritual gifts. All Christian men are to be involved in the making of disciples. All redeemed fellows are to labor hard for … More When Should a Man be Restored to Ministry?
Paul considers himself to be the foremost sinner. Twice in 1 Timothy 1, he calls himself such. According to his own words, he is guilty of insolence, blasphemy, and persecuting Christ and his church. And despite the serious nature of these specific transgressions, we know his personal list of sins is barely beginning. Paul is … More Perfect Patience
The Sinful Should Sing (54:1ff) In Isaiah 54, redeemed worshipers of God were commanded to “break forth in singing and cry aloud.” God commanded that they pause and experience a “charismatic” moment. It was time for them to get up and dance. They were to clap their hands, play their cymbals, beat their drums, and … More A Reason to Break Forth in Singing