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Assurance
March 11, 2018

Defeating Goliath

Defeating Goliath

The taunts of the giant Goliath brought paralyzing fear upon Saul and the armies of Israel. But David’s confidence in God made him fearless before the enemy. Though we are often tempted to despair, we have a Hero like David who shows us the power of a steadfast confidence in God.

November 12, 2017

Let Us Love One Another

Let Us Love One Another

The first fruit of the Spirit is love, a quality that describes God’s own essence and nature. God has made love possible by first evidencing his love to us in the sending of his Son to atone for our sins. We abide in his love by believing this apostolic witness concerning Jesus. In this way […]

October 23, 2016

The Holy Spirit of Promise

The Holy Spirit of Promise

God has made known his plan of bringing everything into unity in his Son, Jesus Christ. Now we are told how God will bring that plan to pass. Through the work of the Holy Spirit, God will make good on his promise by bringing his people to faith and giving them a taste of the […]

February 7, 2016

Peace in a Troubled World

Peace in a Troubled World

Jesus’s final words to his disciples before his crucifixion were aimed at preserving their faith in the face of the coming crisis. If his disciples could comprehend where the cross was taking him, the moment of their greatest sorrow would lead them into a reality of far greater joy. Even if they stumble in their […]

November 1, 2015

The Eternal Security of the Shepherd’s Sheep

The Eternal Security of the Shepherd's Sheep

So much depends on whether or not Jesus is who the Bible says he is and did what the Bible says he did. How can we know that Jesus is trustworthy, that we should stake our entire lives upon him and his word? According to this passage, Jesus intends for us to find security in […]

September 13, 2015

The Hope of the Gospel

The Hope of the Gospel

The gospel is the central message of the Bible and the central focus of the church. The gospel is the only source of real hope. And from this hope, Christians can live fruitful lives, accomplishing God’s powerful purposes in the world today.