Tag Archives: Thessalonians

Articles of Faith: Glorification

Glory below as glory above. This should be the aim of the Christian. While divine perfection may be beyond our reach, all are blessed when we strive together towards the high mark of the high calling of God. This is glory. Like many other biblical ideas with earthly counterparts, godly glory is characterized not by […]

Articles of Faith: Justification

When you look at your life, do you feel that you always do the right thing?  Do you act justly?  Micah 6:8 tells us that basically all God asks of us is to act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with Him.  Have you (or I) done this all the time?  Hardly.  We stumble and […]

Articles of Faith: Called

Do you have a job or a vocation? I hope your answer is vocation. Even if you feel like you are struggling at a dead end, you need to understand that God gives everyone of His children a calling. The problem is that our foolish ideas often get in the way. God’s Word promises that […]

Articles of Faith: Depravity

The topic of depravity seems very topical today, but by its nature, depravity is a subject that most of us want to avoid.  Dwelling upon the innate evil in the human heart is at best uncomfortable.  It comes as no surprise that the depravity of man is not the frequent subject of sermons per se.  […]

Parable of the Watchful Servants, October 31st

On this All Hallow’s Eve, are you look for Christ or looking forward to candy, parties, or costumes? This week’s parable admonishes the children of God to remain watchful. The Parable of the Watchful Servants encourages and warns us in clear language about the results of our diligence or lack thereof. Join us tonight or […]

The Essentials: Lesson 14 – Sanctification

This week we come to the final lesson on this attempt to cover the essential Biblical doctrines.  This last topic is Sanctification.  From the Old Testament to the New Testament, sanctification has been important to the children of God.  Because we are fallen and lost without God, we must sanctify or set ourselves apart for […]