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  • The Frozen Chosen by Guy Richard

    Most of us are familiar with the phrase the frozen chosen. Many will even have used it on occasion to describe themselves or some other group of Christians or to distinguish one tradition within Christianity from another. But what exactly …Read More

  • Evidences of Assurance by Derek Thomas

    The Westminster Confession of Faith insists that Christians may be “certainly assured that they are in the state of grace” (18:1) and goes on to assert that this “infallible assurance of faith” is “founded upon” three considerations:

    • the …Read More

    • The Hope of Assurance by Geoffrey Thomas

      For many years, I had two excellent Christian women in my congregation who had very different experiences regarding their assurance. One had the strongest assurance of faith that I have known. She could never sing some hymns of William Cowper …Read More

    • Living Hope by Ben Dunson

      In the time of Noah, God “saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually” (Gen. 6:5). Humanity has a heart problem. The heart …Read More

    • Means of Assurance by Jason Helopolous

      In a world filled with sin, the flesh, and the devil, assurance of salvation is the soft feather bed on which the Christian rests. Assurance proves to be one of the greatest benefits of the Christian faith and the rightful …Read More

    • The Object of Our Faith by Burk Parsons

      We all struggle with doubt. Some Christians struggle with doubt from time to time, and others struggle with doubt every day. We sometimes doubt because of our indwelling sin or because of the weakness of our faith. We sometimes doubt …Read More

    • Should Not Perish by Guy Richard

      Jesus says that in the days leading up to His second coming, people will be totally unaware of what is about to happen to them. They will be “eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage,” just as people were …Read More

    • Theological Fitness by Aimee Byrd

      Last year, I was asked to do something I am uncomfortable with. For the first time as a speaker, I was asked to open a conference with my testimony. Sure, I know how a testimony is supposed to go. It …Read More

    • The Ordinary Means of Grace by Ray Ortlund

      True awakening or revival is a glorious season in the life of the church when for His glory alone, God causes the ordinary means of His grace to make an extraordinary impact on many people. This idea of “the means …Read More

    • The Right Kind of Freedom by Nate Shurden

      They were truly delightful. Probably in their late fifties, recently retired, just relocated to Franklin, Tenn., to be closer to their grandkids. They started attending the church several months earlier and had just expressed excitement about participating in the upcoming …Read More

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