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?
Saul was Israel’s first king. Like a shooting star, his reign started out brilliantly. However, over time, his worshiped failed, his glory faded, and all became dark. The final chapter of his life is recorded in the Chronicles of Israel: So Saul died for his breach of faith. He broke faith with the Lord in that … More “Christ, You Can Have My Demerit; I’ll Take Your Merit.”