The Gospel (Page 9)
Godly men have a fantastic opportunity in a society rightly jaded by the failures of so-called “great men”–actors, athletes, politicians, celebrities–to demonstrate the transformative power of the gospel in a man’s life.
These things are real. God really is holy. We really are unholy. Our unholiness really must be dealt with for a holy God to remain dwelling with his unholy people.
Rev Martin Pakula writes, “I’m sure if I asked most Christians what the Day of Atonement was about that they would answer that it is about the forgiveness of sins. Basically, I would have to disagree!”
How can a holy God remain dwelling with his unholy people?
This is the youth message Paul Washer preached in 2002 at a conference. The audience was in shock then and many audiences continue to be shocked by it today.
The Bible measures a church’s maturity by the measure by which all God’s people are being equipped to serve, and are actually serving to make Jesus their shared treasure as a church, and whether he is filling everything in their lives.
“You have an incredible gift at your fingertips – literally. Your keyboard,” says the team at Internet Evangelism Day. They claim there is growing potential to share the good news online in a variety of ways. Christians can investigate these options during May, which has been designated Digital Outreach Month. At its center is the worldwide annual focus Sunday, Internet…
OT people were saved by faith in God. They believed God’s word as much as was revealed to them, and knew their own sinfulness. In fact, the reason they would carry out the sacrifices, and the reason they would do all the things God told them to do was an outworking of an inward faith. It was not to…
“…dare any man say that the Christian religion is not true, when we know for a certainty that Christ died and rose again from the dead?” C.H. Spurgeon
No one yet grasped that your mortal punishment would bring our eternal peace… your fatal wounding would secure our everlasting healing… your being crushed would lead to our being cherished by the thrice holy God (Isa 53:1-12). Though they had the Scriptures, they had no clue.