God’s Creation Is Marvelous!

Cease and ponder the marvel of creation that surrounds you as we speak. Learn the Genesis creation account and do not forget that stewardship of God’s creation is a vital a part of our lives as Christ-followers. Psalm 19:1-6 (TLB) The heavens are telling the glory of God; they're a fabulous show of his craftsmanship.... Read more

Podcast: Is Christianity on the Decline? (Rebecca McLaughlin)

April 22, 2019 by: Crossway An Innacurate Speculation On this interview, Rebecca McLaughlin, writer of Confronting Christianity: 12 Laborious Questions for the World’s Largest Faith, highlights the failure of the “secularization hypothesis”—the concept faith would ultimately disappear with extra schooling and expertise—arguing that believers have a lot to be hopeful about on the subject of... Read more

Who Wants Dogma when Stigma Will Do?

April 22, 2019 by: Kevin DeYoung Why You Ought to Care about Theology If we wish to be Christians who care about theology—and I hope that goes with out saying if you're a Christian—then you could care about phrases. Acknowledge that you've a theology, even in case you aren’t a Christian. You must care about... Read more

The Gospel in Philemon

April 22, 2019 by: Julius J. Kim This text is a part of the Christ in All of Scripture sequence. The Gospel Modifications Us The central gospel themes in Paul’s shortest letter are surprisingly substantial. Philemon teaches us merely but profoundly that the gospel transforms us from the within out. God’s grace within the gospel... Read more

The Gospel in Titus

April 22, 2019 by: J. D. Greear Deeper Into the Gospel The guide of Titus is a letter from Paul to a younger pastor, urging him to guide his individuals deeper into the gospel. Paul is worried in regards to the corrupting affect of false academics in Crete, and this concern frames the guide. He... Read more

The Gospel in 2 Timothy

April 22, 2019 by: R. Kent Hughes This text is a part of the Christ in All of Scripture sequence. A Name to Endure Paul’s second letter to Timothy is a name to endurance amid opposition and struggling for the sake of the gospel. The theme of endurance is pres­ent all through the letter by... Read more

We Are All Theologians

For years now, I've made it my objective to launch one thing every single day that can encourage folks, or problem them, or instruct them, or in any other case carry them some sort of religious profit. Not surprisingly, I obtain all kinds of suggestions, and there are a few sorts that, greater than another,... Read more

Don’t Crash Your Ministry Making an attempt to Fly Like an Ace

A fascinating article just lately confirmed that loss of life charges amongst German fighter pilots in World Battle II had been raised due to a extremely aggressive tradition fueled by envy and jealousy. Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering created this tradition, publishing notable feats in a bulletin to encourage each troops and civilians. The analysis confirmed that... Read more

Self-Denial ≠ Self-Destruction: When Do I Depart My Job?

My work atmosphere is troublesome, outlined by sad colleagues, poor administration, and weak/mistrusted management. I take pleasure in among the work I do, however I don’t really feel it’s a possibility distinctive to this place. My present job state of affairs is draining me, emotionally and in any other case, however I do know God... Read more

The Secret to a Fruitful Christian Life

Simply because the engine should be cared for if a automotive goes to operate nicely over the lengthy haul, the center should be cared for if we're going to flourish over the lengthy haul. And simply because the engine powers the car, so the center drives all that we do. The center is the motivation... Read more

Four Causes We Neglect the Resurrection

April 21, 2019 by: Adrian Warnock 1. The Resurrection Might Be Eclipsed by the Prominence of the Cross The cross is the idea by which we might be forgiven. Our penalty was positioned on Jesus; there our debt was discharged. As a result of the cross is actually essential, it typically overshadows the resurrection. Richard... Read more

How We Worshipped One Sunday in April

Each few weeks I wish to share an instance of one in every of our worship companies from Grace Fellowship Church. I do that merely to offer an instance of how one church constructions our time of worship, hoping it would show a useful useful resource to others. This service’s forged of characters included Paul... Read more

He Is Risen! Certainly!

ALLELUIA! The Disciples Peter and John Working to the Sepulchre on the Morning of the Resurrection (1898) by Eugène Burnand, based mostly on John 20:1-4 “Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.... Read more

Pastoral Concern about Evangelical Prophecy

April 20, 2019 by: Paul M. Smalley, Joel R. Beeke Bondage to Particular person Leaders The query concerning the cessation or continuation of particular revelation has very sensible ramifications for the Christian life, for God’s particular revelation carries nice authority. When folks ascribe that authority to mystical experiences, the outcomes are damaging to their religious... Read more

Video: Telling the Final Supper Story in Rocks

Watch this touching stop-action video of “rocks crying out” presenting the story of the Final Supper of Jesus together with his disciples within the higher room within the days previous to his crucifixion and resurrection. It’s produced by Patti Rokus, writer of the e-book, He Is Risen: Rocks Inform the Story of Easter (Zonderkidz, 2019).... Read more

Black Girls Cracking ‘Stained-Glass Ceilings’ with Jesus’ 7 Final Phrases

Days earlier than Good Friday, the Rev. Stacey Hamilton continued to ponder what she would preach about a few of the final phrases of Jesus: “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.” Hamilton, considered one of seven black girls preaching at “Girls With a Phrase,” a service hosted by the... Read more

The Stunning Function in Christ’s Resurrection

Why did God increase Jesus from the useless? On face worth, it looks like a primary query with an apparent reply. We'd even brush it off as the straightforward stuff of a youngsters’s quiz on Easter Sunday. We additionally is perhaps tempted to think about the resurrection solely when it comes to its future significance.... Read more

What You Want To Know About Good Friday

Ecclezzia.com Good Friday is a Christian vacation commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his dying at Calvary. It's noticed throughout Holy Week as a part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday previous Easter Sunday, and will coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover. It is usually generally known as Holy Friday, Nice Friday... Read more

The Cross Is a Shared Victory

April 19, 2019 by: Tim Savage Taking part in Christ’s Demise and Resurrection The cross of Christ was greater than a victory for Christ alone. It was a shared victory. It was a triumph during which we, too, can take part. As a result of Jesus defeated sin, so, too, can we. We are able... Read more

By the Spirit, We See the Cross

April 19, 2019 by: Tony Reinke Is the Cross a Spectacle? In an ocularcentric tradition like ours, is it even acceptable to convey the unseen cross into our dialog? Can the cross be a spectacle for us at present? None of us noticed it. We now solely examine it. The problems confronted by the early... Read more

The Gospel in 1 Timothy

April 19, 2019 by: R. Kent Hughes This text is a part of the Christ in All of Scripture sequence. Godliness and the Gospel The thrust of 1 Timothy is that godliness is central to the Christian’s persevering with within the gospel and the church’s proclamation of the gospel. Phrases referring to “godliness” happen ten... Read more

The Gospel in 2 Thessalonians

April 19, 2019 by: Burk Parsons This text is a part of the Christ in All of Scripture sequence. Till He Returns Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians is a letter of consolation to these eagerly awaiting the promised return of Jesus Christ. Since receiving Paul’s first letter, the Thessalonians’ religion in Christ and their... Read more

The Gospel in 1 Thessalonians

April 19, 2019 by: Burk Parsons This text is a part of the Christ in All of Scripture sequence. Energy of God for Salvation Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians bear witness to the fantastic actuality that the gospel is “the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes” (see Rom. 1:16). In 1 Thessalonians,... Read more

Why Is Good Friday Known as Good?

Sorrow to the Level of Demise Whereas urging his disciples to remain and preserve watch with him, Jesus tells them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death” (Matthew 26:38). Can any of us think about this? Jesus understood the complete extent of what was going to occur to him (John 18:4),... Read more

What Gave Him Such Confidence?

When we sin towards different folks, our pure response is to distance ourselves from them. The naughty baby who has defied her mother and father will take a look at the mess she has made, then slink away to her room. The church member who has unfold gossip about one other individual will preserve his... Read more

From OT Baptisms to the Cross: Behold Your Escalating Bible

Jesus is the purpose of redemptive historical past. In Ephesians 1:10, Paul observes that God has “[made] identified to us the thriller of his will, in accordance with his goal, which he set forth in Christ, as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all issues in him.” In Galatians 4:4, the apostle has the identical view in thoughts:... Read more

How To Confront Your Goliath – Bishop Okonkwo

Ecclezzia.com “And it came to pass, when the Philistine arose, and came and drew nigh to meet David, that David hasted, and ran toward the army to meet the Philistine.” 1 Samuel 17:48 KJV No matter you tolerate in your life has the capability to develop and overwhelm you. Should you tolerate mediocrity as an adolescent, that's... Read more

How Prophet T.B. Joshua Proposed To His Spouse

Ecclezzia.com Not many individuals know Evelyn Joshua, she is married to the founding father of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) Prophet T.B. Joshua. She has revealed how the Cleric proposed to her after they met for the primary time. The couple received married in 1990 and they're blessed with three youngsters Twenty three... Read more