Tag Archives: Exegesis

The Rich Young Ruler

If someone asked you how to get to Heaven, you’d probably say “by grace through faith in Jesus (Eph. 2:8-9),” right? So why did Jesus give the Law to the rich young ruler when he asked the same question (Mark … Continue reading

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Keeping Up With the Digital Joneses

Coming away from your device, do you feel better or worse? Keeping up with the digital Joneses, do you feel superior or inferior? It’s hard work, isn’t it? Pretending that everything is perfect. Read most comment sections and you can … Continue reading

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True Love For God

“True love for God must be in the heart–or else there is no grace there whatever. If a man does not love God, then he is not a renewed man. Love for God is a mark which is always set … Continue reading

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Romans 3:21-26

Martin Luther called it the heart of the Bible. Spurgeon called it the soul, head, foundation, and cornerstone of the Gospel. To miss it is to miss the central idea of God’s Word. Romans 3:21-26 Up to now (Romans 1-3:20), … Continue reading

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Love Mercy

We are called to not only be merciful, but to love mercy (Micah 6:8). To love it! When you love something you sacrifice for it, you protect it, and you put it before yourself. Mercy (not getting what you deserve) … Continue reading

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The Potter & The Clay

God sent Jeremiah on a field trip to a potter’s studio where he saw an artist forming & fashioning clay as he saw fit. The end result was a beautiful, useful pot. This simple, but powerful analogy illustrates how God … Continue reading

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Lies from the enemy

The enemy is very good at making you think his thoughts, then making you think you thought them, and then accusing you for thinking them.  The Holy Spirit teaches us by bringing to remembrance God’s Word to swat his lies … Continue reading

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