Trevin Wax: “Many denominations in the West have been rocked by controversy over sexuality these days, not because Christians are obsessed with others’ sexual activities, but because so many Christians around the world recognize, instinctively, that the push to change the definition of marriage means much more to the faith than a simple “expansion” of marital blessing. It constitutes a reversion again to long-discarded pagan assumptions concerning the nature of the physique and the aim of intercourse. It’s the change of 1 ethical cosmology for an additional.”
Aaron Armstrong writes concerning the “happy sorrow” of sponsoring a toddler by way of Compassion all the way in which till she or he is grown up. “We don’t get to find out what happens next. And that’s more than a little bittersweet. These kids grew up with ours, even if only by paper. They were a long distance extension of our family. So we’re grieving the end of the relationship, even as we’re excited for them.”
How Does God’s Sovereignty Not “Do Violence” to the Will of Man, because the Westminster Confession Says? (Video)
Robert Godfrey supplies a short reply to a sophisticated query. “Since God sovereignly directs all things, does that mean we don’t have free will? From one of our live Ask Ligonier events, W. Robert Godfrey helps us think through this question and clears up misconceptions about the human will.”
Right here’s a poem chances are you’ll take pleasure in.
“‘I know you don’t know the place you might be, Grandma, however Jesus is aware of the place you might be – He’s discovered you; you’re present in Him.’ ‘Yes,’ she mentioned. Her anxiousness was nonetheless there, however there was assurance blended with it now – I might really feel it in her steps. ‘You might not know the place you might be and even who you might be typically, Grandma, however God is aware of.’ What a treasured second we shared, not simply as grandmother and granddaughter, however as sisters in Christ. We continued strolling as much as Grandma’s room, collectively remembering the remainder of Wonderful Grace.”
Who knew that Niagara Falls had been so altered? “Treating a pure surprise like a faucet could appear alarming. However fantastic although it could be, Niagara Falls is hardly pure. Over the course of the 20th century, america and Canada repeatedly cooperated to change the nice cataract.”
These missionary societies modified the world! Examine them on this article from Tabletalk.
On this sermon, we see precisely what made Sproul’s instructing ministry so highly effective for therefore a few years. He reminded us of who we’re. Much more importantly he reminded us of who God is.
I’m a creature, created within the picture of God, totally depending on him and totally accountable to him. —Jerry Bridges