Being a Christian leader means possessing a compassionate heart, walking in godliness, standing for the truth, serving God, and willing to be unpopular. This article shows that these are the challenges faced by pastors and Christian leaders as they fulfil their leadership roles.
This article is an exposition of 2 Timothy 4:7-8, showing that Christians are called to fight the good fight in a world that is hostile to them. Looking at church history it also shows how this fighting is accomplished in fighting against the world, flesh, and devil.
Are you sure you will enter heaven? This article shows that misconceptions about God’s love, good works, and forgiveness serve as the basis for people's guessing that they will go to heaven. The article shows that this should not be, because God's Word is clear on the matter..
What does it mean to believe in the triune God? The Trinity is the foundation for Christianity and the Christian life. This article reflects on the nature of the Trinity, our relationship with the Trinity, and the implication the Trinity has for our lives.
God will hold false preachers accountable for the blood of unbelieving sinners (Ezekiel 3:18-19, Ezekiel 33:7-9). Minsters have a serious calling to warn the congregation to repent. The first priority of ministry is the salvation of sinners from hell.
This world can only be understood by recognizing the ongoing war between Satan and God, but also knowing that God is already the victor through Christ. This article discusses Christ’s parable of Luke 11:21-22 in relation to this.
This article shows that there are only two worldviews: one based on the truth of God, and one that denies this truth. It is only through God’s grace that one can embrace the Christian worldview, which is based on truth.
It is a feature of true Christianity that it will always look forward to the return of Christ. The article contrasts the way of the world (living for the now) and the believers who reckons with the future and last judgment of God.
This article is about life in heaven and life in hell. The author also discusses two sermons on hell (from Robert M'Cheyne and Jonathan Edwards), and things that will not bring sadness in heaven one day.
This article is about the providence of God. The author first discusses the right understanding of providence, and then continues to discuss providence and history (evaluating history and church history).
This article is about the need for the preaching of the law. The author looks at four consequences of not preaching the law, and then looks at the importance of the law for knowing our sin and the will of God for our life.
The best remedy for the present suffering is to meditate on the futureglory. The author looks at the change of priorities, the change of company and the change of condition in the lives of the believers when the Lord Jesus returns to the earth.
This article is about the so-called slowness of God, where we tend to view God as executing his plans in a very slow fashion. The author draws out the relevance of this for matters such as revival, worship, and even evangelism.
This article interacts with the question of whether a confession like the Westminster Confession of Faith should ever be changed. It discusses why we should not change the confession, what is lost when churches do change the confession, and why the confession is important for us today.
Why is there complacency in our discussions and debate with Rome and the Roman Catholic faith? The author looks at the Roman Catholic faith and the importance for us to see its differences with the churches of the Reformation.
Emotion is an important part of the the Christian life. The author looks at the proper and improper function of emotions and feelings. He also looks at the emotions of holy men in Scripture as examples to us today.