I cannot say it any better than this. Here is a post on The Gospel Coalition blog by Chris Tomlinson about Haiti. I have copied and pasted it here in its entirety. ------------ [Editor's Note: This post was written the evening of January 13, 2009] *** Haiti saddens me. It saddens me in part because so many have lost so much. It also saddens me because I care so little....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...
William Cowper was an English poet and hymn writer who lived from 1731-1800. His pastor and close friend was John Newton, who wrote the song "Amazing Grace." Cowper battled with manic depression and his struggles with mental illness were often expressed in his poems. Here is one of his poems I came across recently. So rich in its depth. My favorite line: "Behind a frowning...Keep Reading
Stunning. This video maps merely what we know of the universe thus far. Hebrews 1:3 - "...and he upholds the universe by the word of his power." Psalm 8:3-4 - "When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?" (via Justin Taylor...Keep Reading
"That God predestines, and that man is responsible, are two things that few can see.They are believed to be inconsistent and contradictory; but they are not.It is just the fault of our weak judgment. Two truths cannot be contradictory to each other. If, then, I find taught in one place that everything is fore-ordained, that is true; and if I find in another place that man ...Keep Reading