Last week — at some time, in certain ways, and in varying degrees — I showed my reverence, trust, love, and obedience for God. As weeks go, I have had worse. How well did I do? Well, if I were being judged by acquaintances and friends who watched me from a distance, they might have … More It feels like cheating, but it’s not!
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?
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?