• For the Doctrine of the Trinity by

    In a pluralistic and relativistic age, Christians must stand firm in proclaiming the one living and true God who is revealed in Scripture. The one true God is one in being or essence and three in person: Father, Son, and …

  • Chapters 34-35 by

    The Westminster Confession of Faith has, for hundreds of years, served as the doctrinal foundation of the Reformed churches. In this final message, Dr. John Gerstner examines the revised Confession on the Holy Spirit and studies the Gospel of the …

  • The Spirit of the Lord by

    It is tempting to understand the Spirit as an impersonal force fulfilling the purposes of God mechanically. However, the Scriptures paint a different picture, and they portray the Spirit as anything but impersonal. The third person of the Trinity is …

  • The Inward Groan by

    All Christians face the tension in their lives between the promise of complete, permanent restoration and the present state of struggle with sin. Yet, it is important to remember that if we were left alone and unaided, then there would …

  • Dwelling Within by

    The temptations endured by Jesus in the wilderness are remarkable accounts of Jesus’ righteous fortitude in the face of the most trying conditions. Having received the approval of the Father and the anointing of the Spirit at His baptism, Jesus …

  • Trinitarian Fellowship by

    Companionship plays a large role in the life of Christians and non-Christians alike. It is wonderful to possess friends and loved ones with whom you can reveal the inner workings of your heart without fear, rejection, and spite. We don …

  • The Sustainer by

    The picture of Jesus on the cross at Calvary is the loneliest portrait of a man in the history of the world. He hung dying, incurring the wrath of His Father as He bore the sins of the world. These …

  • The Face of God by

    Many people have claimed at various times and in various ways that the God of the Old Testament is not the same God as the God of the New Testament. Sadly, this assertion misunderstands the nature and purposes of God …

  • Rivers of Living Water by

    New covenant believers receive such a fullness of the Spirit that sometimes we struggle to understand the conditions of believers in the old covenant. The Spirit withheld the fullness of His manifestation, and only some experienced a heightened revelation of …

  • A Heavenly Birth by

    For those who stand outside of faith, the message of the gospel may appear burdensome and shackling. Yet, this could not be farther from the truth. The regeneration of the Spirit liberates believers to turn their affections to Christ and …

  • Order from Chaos by

    Many Christians have either heard, or even muttered, the phrase, “The Holy Spirit is the forgotten person of the Trinity.” This assertion misses the real problem in the church today, a problem not extant in generations past. Christians know about …

  • A Heavenly Helper by

    The thought of walking, sitting, and eating with Jesus brings Christians great joy, and His physical absence leaves us longing to be in His presence. As wonderful as this thought and longing is, we should not neglect the truth that …

  • Walking in the Spirit by

    Scripture gives many titles to the Spirit, both explicitly and implicitly. He is our comforter, advocate, and the one who regenerates our hearts and pours life into dust. Yet, there is one title that we pass over simply because of …

  • The Spirit of Sonship by

    Children need their parents. Yet, at certain times, this need is heightened. The majority of these cases involve distress and suffering. When Paul speaks about the sons of God crying out to their Father, he has these times in mind …

  • The Rescuer by

    Since the Fall, every human being is born captive to sin and death. In this message, Voddie Baucham considers Jesus as our redeemer and rescuer, focusing particularly on the work of God the Father and God the Son during the …