Does preaching today lack the aspect of the struggle of faith, where church members are nurtured in the idea that they can take everything for granted? This article raises the concern that there can be stagnation in a congregation, and emphasizes the value in warnings in the preaching, when appropriate.
Is it possible to be a child of God and yet be lost? This article considers the various ways in which one can live as a child of God. All those who are baptized are children of God by virtue of the covenant, yet among them are those who do not want to know about the God of the covenant. Yet the Father does not want to lose any of his children, and so he urges all to repent and believe.
This article explains from the Psalms and the life of Joseph that sometimes God’s children can struggle with the providence of God. It underlines that in every way we are dependent upon the leading of God and are to surrender ourselves to him in faith.
How does God lead our lives? This article raises the question in several different ways whether God really has his hand in all things. It wrestles through whether God leads through very difficult circumstances.
This article explores biblical examples where God’s providence and leading are evident in the lives of his children.
This article considers the doctrine of election, that it is not outdated but is biblical and thus also comforting.