You see, the more we lament in a godly way with a godly perspective, the more we appreciate the forgiveness and redemption Jesus offers. Oddly enough, the more we mourn over sin’s devastation, the more we are comforted by God’s grace.
The Sabbath is about God resting in his creation and creation resting in God. This should guide our Sabbath activities. On the Sabbath we should do things that remind us of God’s presence with us and the rest he provides for us through his good work on our behalf.
This means that for Christians, our celebration of the Sabbath—a commandment that we keep in continuity with the OT saints—is done in excited anticipation of the coming perfection of all creation.
The importance of Sabbath keeping does not just come from a command in a couple of biblical proof texts. Instead, the command to keep the Sabbath is rooted in God’s work of creation.
Keep pressing onward as you search for creative ways to preach God’s word.
Those searching, who thought they had found the treasure, are now wondering if the treasure was real in the first place, filled with doubt, despair, and hopelessness. They are at their end, and then . . . something happens.
Theologians discuss the humiliation of Christ, but what does that actually mean?
I only know 3 things about the man who changed my life forever. Sidney McCluer was shy, he was soft-spoken, and he shared the Gospel.
Without delay, we must make sure we are equipping the saints so they can step in faith to respond and follow Him.
The last ten years have seen the reporting rate decline from 92.8% to 71.6%, resulting in over 8,300 churches no longer reporting. In this article, we would like to give several reasons churches should consistently report their ACP numbers.