A Personal Relationship with Christ

Read Matthew 28:16-20 … In Evangelical circles the idea of having a personal relationship with Christ seems to have taken on (as least for some of us outside those circles) a synonymous meaning with being saved. One Catholic author makes the point that the idea of having a personal relationship with Jesus is often associated … Continue reading A Personal Relationship with Christ

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God Chooses

Read Deuteronomy 12:1-7 … Those things that God opts for, or chooses, surely have an importance. Recently, while listening to a sermon, that importance was highlighted from the book of Deuteronomy. That book is a record of Moses reviewing the covenantal instructions with the Israelites before they entered the Promise Land. Those instructions included speaking … Continue reading God Chooses

Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scriptures

For the Christian preacher that, like Paul, is determined to only know and proclaim, “Jesus Christ and Him crucified” (2 Cor. 2:2), Graeme Goldsworthy has produced a work that is exceptionally appropriate. Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scriptures is an examination of homiletic practice that either places Jesus at the heart, or makes application … Continue reading Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scriptures