In Acts 3, Peter presents his first post-resurrection sermon in the temple. Luke ends with these words: God, having raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning every one of you from your wickedness. Acts 3:26 Note, the sermon is being presented to religious Jews, on pilgrimage, in Jerusalem, … More As He Leads, I Will Follow
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?