If, as Jonathan Edwards proposed, heaven is “a world of love,” then love is pure, intense, and uncommon. But even here in this world, God wants us to display something of His heavenly love: “Above all, keep loving one another …Read More
“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom” (Prov. 9:10). If that is so, and it is, then the fear of the Lord is never to be feared. This fear is not a barrier to growth but …Read More
Dr. Raymond C. Ortlund Jr. is lead pastor of Immanuel Church in Nashville, Tenn., and president of Renewal Ministries. He is author of Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ.