• The Obedience Of One

    Romans 5:18-21

    The good news of the gospel is that Christ obeyed for us. He took upon Himself the yoke of the law, fulfilling it perfectly on our behalf. There is no righteousness of any creature that can be added to the ...Read More

  • Human Inability

    Romans 5:17

    With Augustine before them, the Protestant Reformers insisted that we are not born neutral but rather are born guilty and corrupted. This is what the Apostles taught, and it is what we must remember lest we give unbelievers hope that ...Read More

  • Righteousness According to the Law

    Romans 2:13

    John Calvin, commenting on Romans 3:20, writes, “[The law] is indeed by itself, as it teaches us what righteousness is, the way to salvation: but our depravity and corruption prevent it from being in this respect of any advantage to ...Read More

  • The Law and Accountability

    Romans 3:19-20

    When you read the law of God, are you convicted by your own failure to keep it? Although we do grow in our obedience over the course of our Christian lives, we should nevertheless be convicted of how far short ...Read More

  • The Sins of the Jews

    Romans 3:9-18

    Apart from Christ, all people are under sin (Rom. 3:9). Without Christ, people may still be good citizens. They may be nice neighbors. But they are under sin and not reconciled to God. We can appreciate them for their virtues, ...Read More

  • The Sins Of The Gentiles

    Romans 1:18-32

    In our day, we see people agitating in the streets for the freedom to sin how they want without any consequences. This evidences God’s giving them over to their sin in His wrath. But all hope is not lost. God ...Read More

  • Jesus And His Servant Son

    Revelation 1

    Worship is the natural outflow of a true encounter with Jesus. If we are not motivated to worship our Savior, then we may not actually know Him. If we want to worship but feel something is amiss, it may be ...Read More

  • Jesus Calls Saul To Service

    Acts 9:1-22

    Do we really believe that no sinner is beyond the grace of God? If we do, then we will pray for our enemies and not turn away from the church anyone who professes faith in Christ and is seeking to ...Read More

  • Two Men See Jesus

    Luke 24:13-35

    It is easy to think that someone will believe if we can just amass enough evidence or make the best argument. God can and does use these means to bring people to faith, so we should be diligent in apologetics. ...Read More

  • Jesus Stands Before Pontius Pilate

    John 18:28-19:16a

    Pilate’s question “What is truth?” also betrays his lack of concern for the facts (John 18:38). Fallen people are willing to bend the truth in order to advance or protect themselves. Christians, however, must not imitate their example. Let us ...Read More

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