In Matthew 2, magi from the East show themselves greatly graced by God. They have received … General revelation by means of God’s creation. (Psalm 19 – The heavens and earth declare God’s glory.) General revelation by means of their God-given consciences. (Romans 2 – God had written on their hearts.) Special revelation by means … More The Eclectic Elect
Matthew begins the New Testament and his particular Gospel with a long list of names. For most people, this chapter is not thrilling reading. However, if we pause and consider the people listed in Matthew’s genealogy, we can rejoice in this truth — Jesus is not embarrassed by his sordid family tree. Consider the men. … More He is not embarrassed of you!
Warning: Men, this will be a painful devotional if we are determined to review our track record, ignore our sin nature, gloss over our sins, and proclaim our faithfulness. Who do we think we are? Read the early chapters of God’s Word. Adam, Noah, and Abraham quickly proved to be horribly unfaithful fellows, and the … More When the Man of God is not at all like God