Category Archives: Relationship with Jesus Christ

God upholds us who know Him in the arena of our pain

Posted in God's Sovereignty, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Suffering and God's Sovereignty | 1 Comment

Hebrew Refresh

One of my regrets is that after learning Hebrew and Aramaic in my last year in seminary in 1987-1988 (Columbia International University, Columbia, SC), I did not keep up with it as I should have and I forgot a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Hebrew, OT Hebrew, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Suffering and God's Sovereignty | 3 Comments

The struggle of prayer

The struggle of prayer is not our wrestling with God to convince Him to give us what we desire, but our wrestling with His Word until we are illuminated and subdued by it, saying, “Not my will, but Your will … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth

The True God, the Holy Trinity, is relational, and helps us understand our need for relationship.

Here is my response and interaction with an article at Triablogue: “Christianity is a relationship, not a religion.” Interesting. Why are relationship issues only a “feminine issue” ? or why is that “a rather feminine view of Christianity?” You are … Continue reading

Posted in Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology, Truth, worship | 5 Comments

Six Attitudes we need when Studying the Bible

https://www.crossway.org/articles/6-attitudes-we-need-when-studying-the-bible/

Posted in Bible Study, Prayer, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, worship

The God-centered Gospel

https://tabletalkmagazine.com/article/2012/04/god-centered-gospel/ by Michael Horton Here is a good portion of the article:  (go to the link to read the full article) One of the great places where this gets worked out in Reformed theology is the covenant of redemption. Also … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Relationship with Jesus Christ, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology, Theology of God, Truth, worship

All the messages and sermons from “Together for the Gospel” (T4G) 2018

http://www.dennyburk.com/lig-duncans-stirring-message-at-t4g-18/

Posted in Ministry, missions, Nations, ethnicities, Racial Reconciliation, Reformation, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Repentance, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth

A one text sermon – John 1:12

This gentleman (J. A. Motyer, Old Testament scholar – pastor)  passed away today at the age of 91.  What a great message from John 1:12.  This was also the verse that was first told to me when I was 16 … Continue reading

Posted in Gospel according to John, Gospel Truth, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Salvation | 10 Comments

100 quotes on sanctification

http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/100-quotes-from-you-on-sanctification

Posted in Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living

The goal of the law is relationship with Jesus Christ

Excellent messages by John Piper from Romans chapter 7.  This one is part 4.  Please listen to all 4 parts.  All of his messages are very good.  He has many that cover all the chapters and verses of the Book … Continue reading

Posted in Relationship with Jesus Christ, The goal of the law