Tremendously encouraging words for modern day Christians living in anxious times from the Belgic Confession, a doctrinal statement composed in 1561. Article 13 of the Belgic Confession: The Doctrine of God's Providence We believe that this good God, after he created all things, did not abandon them to chance or fortune but leads and governs them according to his holy wil...Keep Reading
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This Sunday we conclude our Malachi series with one of the great promises of the Old Testament. It is a promise of the great and awesome day of the Lord when he will come to judge the wicked and heal and save those who fear his name. Clearly, Malachi is pointing God’s people to the coming Messiah who will come first as a Lamb and again as a Lion. This text gives us the opportunity to think about judgment, salvation, and Christ’s return. These are essential truths, and I pray the Lord will use them to help make us all more ready for eternity. Also, on this first Sunday of October, we’ll receive the Lord’s Supper together as a church family. I hope that’s how you view CrossPointe...
I read this very encouraging quote from R.C. Sproul this morning on Josh Harris' blog. Josh is a pastor in Maryland that I respect very much. He has written several books includingI Kissed Dating Goodbye, Stop Dating the Church, and Dug Down Deep. Josh's mother passed away yesterday after a long fight with cancer and he shared this Sproul quote on his blog: "God, in his p...Keep Reading
I just started reading a little book by Thomas Watson called All Things for Good. Watson was a 17th century pastor and author in England. The book is a short and rich exposition of Romans 8:28. He writes in the preface: "To know that nothing hurts the godly, is a matter of comfort; but to be assured that ALL things which fall out shall co-operate for their good, that the...Keep Reading