“God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble” (James 4:6; 1 Pet. 5:5). Pride is an ugly and consuming sin that God hates (Prov. 6:16-17; 16:5). Pride comes from the heart (Mark 7:21-23) and leads to contention (Prov. 13:10; 28:25) and callousness (Dan. 5:20). The outcomes of this sin are the conditions of … More The Profile of a Proud Person
Achievement that comes as the result of learning is truly an amazing thing. Think about the moment a baby is able to actually guide a spoon into their mouth after many failed and messy attempts. Up until this point, the baby has managed to get food in almost every place you can imagine except for … More The Lordship of Christ and Education
Life is filled with temptations. These temptations can be small and they can be substantial. Temptation that you experience may be a real trial for you, but for others it may be merely trivial, and vice versa. What is it that causes such a struggle within us when it comes to temptation? It would be … More Strategies for the War on Sin
One cannot help but notice that the bulk of teaching on the doctrine of Hell comes from the very lips of the Lord Jesus Christ. In fact, He taught on Hell more than He spoke about Heaven. This then reveals the seriousness of this important subject. The Old Testament makes reference to the punishment of … More Hell: the Horror of Eternal Punishment
The word doctrine will create various responses from people. Some think controversy, legalism, or truth and for some they are just indifferent to the word! What is doctrine? When it comes to defining doctrine I am talking about Christian doctrine, which is a body of belief or teaching that is drawn from Scripture. We can … More Why is Doctrine Important?