While Samuel mourned over the failure of Saul, God was on the move, preparing to reveal the king of his own choosing and through him to establish an everlasting kingdom. The selection of David and his special anointing demonstrates that God is fulfilling his mission in the world with a kingdom that will not fall […]
Perhaps the greatest privilege that God’s people have enjoyed since the coming of Jesus is the gift of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit indwells every believer and has been given to satisfy the thirst of our souls through Spirit-empowered worship and fellowship. As the Spirit fills God’s people, a credible gospel community is formed.
Samson was a man of extraordinary strength, due to God’s selection of him as Israel’s twelfth deliverer in the book of Judges. But Samson had one fatal flaw—his pre-occupation with himself and his own sensual passions. Although God used this man to achieve his purposes, Samson’s ultimate disregard for his sacred calling left him defeated […]
God desires for his people to be spiritually mature so that they do not give in to deceit and the schemes of the devil. But the only way to become spiritually mature is through the proclamation of the gospel and its application to our everyday lives. God has designed for us to grow spiritually as […]
The gospel summons Christians to live distinctly, reflecting the unity of the Tri-une God. God has sent his Holy Spirit to give to the believers the gifts necessary to make this happen. In particular, he has given to his church the gift of five distinct offices with the primary responsibility of delivering God’s truth to […]