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Category Archives: Beatitudes
Consider how eight blessings (which we call beatitudes) present in a logical, interrelated sequence the character qualities of normal Christianity. Continue reading
Jesus described those who will inhabit heaven – the poor in spirit.
But who are the poor in spirit?
Don’t miss Lloyd-Jones excellent and convicting definition of a person who is poor in spirit! Continue reading
When responding to culture, so often the Church finds itself choosing between retreat, outspoken protests or compromise. Those who take seriously the metaphors Jesus used for His followers must ask two important questions. How can we maintain permeating contact (as … Continue reading
As a hush came over the crowd, Jesus began his Sermon on the Mount. They awaited his words with great expectation and intrigue. Yet who would have expected his first words to be a pronouncement of blessing on the poor … Continue reading
The Church has been singing John Newton’s Amazing Grace for many years. God’s grace isn’t just interesting or intriguing; It’s amazing! But I find the patience of God equally amazing. Reflect on these great words from the NT, “The Lord is … Continue reading
My secretary has a collection of some of my handwritten sermons from years ago that she types from time to time. Today, she typed a few messages I gave in 1993. It’s really hard for me to believe that these … Continue reading