Tag: Gospel

Persecution Will End

Kierkegaard, the Danish philosopher, once told a parable about a theater where a variety show was taking place. Each show was more exciting than the previous one, leading the audience to applaud after every act. But without warning, the man...

Preaching the Gospel (to Myself)

Over and over again, I discover how easy it is to say the right things, yet how often I must be reminded to live them. Over and over again, I am reminded how necessary it is that I preach the Gospel to myself. I know that I am a sinner save...

6 Reasons Why I Believe Jesus is God

There is much debate about who Jesus is. Some believe he was a good man or a great prophet. Others claim he was an angel or a god among other created gods. Still others say he was a legend, liar, or lunatic. The Bible, however, tells us tha...

Mecca Moslems vs. Medina Moslems

Many find it confusing that in some places the Quran encourages peace, and in others it says to “kill the infidels.” The Quran was not written in chronological order. It takes some sorting out, but when a particular surah was written is imp...

How To Wreck a Sermon: 5 Simple Steps

This is Part Two in a series on "Gospel Centered Preaching". If you missed Part One click here. There are many preaching approaches common in our day which do not maintain Christ as the central emphasis of the message. We as Bible teachers...

What is Gospel Centered Preaching Part 1

“Gospel-centered” seems to be a catchphrase these days. Some may say it without really knowing what the term represents. Being gospel-centered is important to our theology, our preaching and our living, but it’s important to know why. Gospe...

Knowing God

"What were we made for? What aim should we set ourselves in life? What is the best thing in life, bringing more joy, delight, and contentment than anything else? The answer to all these questions is the same: Knowing God!" (from Knowing God...