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?
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
The following is an overview of 1 Corinthians 5 and 6. Perhaps you should skip below and read the text first. My blog-thoughts are not based upon extensive study. I am not going to my commentaries or back into my personal records to look up previous expositions on these two chapters. Today, I am merely meditating … More Excommunication Deserved, but I’m Happy