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?
It is Maundy Thursday and only a few hours before Jesus’ betrayal, abandonment, arrest, and torture. He and his disciples have been traveling to and fro; they have worn out the road. As a consequence, their feet are tainted with the dirt of Palestine. But the evening has arrived, and they have all made it … More Holy Week Devotional Thought – Thursday
In Luke 18, Jesus addresses a group of arrogant spiritual leaders. These men have high morals, diligent spiritual practices, keen intellects, and solid reputations. All these things are good and not to be despised. However, the wise and gracious teacher wishes to draw their attention to two specific sins. These arrogant spiritual leaders: Trust in their … More Quit Looking Around