Last week, I had the privilege of studying and preaching on repentance. Bottom line, repentance is a gracious gift of God whereby he enlightens our minds, changes our hearts, and impacts our affections. When the Holy Spirit does his work, we find ourselves having greater love for God and his righteous ways. We also find … More I Want to Want
1 John 2:15–17 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father … More The Love We are Learning to Hate
Jesus is walking through the Temple, and he is not so impressed. In Mark 12, we see Jesus surrounded by religious people discounting his deity. About him are many ministers seeking to undermine and arrest him. They do not appreciate his teaching. Hypocrites are asking him question after questions about thinks like Roman taxation and marriage in … More Who Impresses Jesus?