• The Quiet Work of the Gospel

    Matthew 13:33

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  • Proving Our Discipleship for God’s Glory

    John 15:8

    Expositing the parable of the vine, Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John: “As Christians, we will bear fruit, but it will vary in degree. The closer we stay to Christ, the more fruit we will bear.” Since ...Read More

  • Burning Branches

    John 15:6

    Although Jesus teaches that all who are in a state of salvation will persevere in faith to the end, that does not mean we should take the warning of John 15:6 lightly. Professing Christians who are not bearing spiritual fruit ...Read More

  • The Door of the Sheepfold

    John 10:1–10

    John Calvin comments, “No plague is more destructive to the Church, than when wolves ravage under the garb of shepherds.” Today false shepherds continue to try and lead God’s people astray. They will not be finally successful with respect to ...Read More

  • The “Normalcy” of Sin

    Romans 1:24–31

    We are inclined to make light of common sins, even saying such things as “boys will be boys” to excuse transgressions. Yet we dare not think that God ever takes sin lightly. Sin might be “normal” in the sense that ...Read More

  • Profitable for the Kingdom

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  • The Rejected Cornerstone

    Mark 12:10–12

    It is easy for us to be discouraged when we see the enemies of God seem to prevail against us and against the church. But the parable of the tenants, as well as many other biblical passages, tells us that ...Read More

  • The Leaven of the Pharisees and the Leaven of Herod

    Mark 8:14–15

    When we harden our hearts even just a little bit and refuse to obey God on what we might consider a minor matter, we introduce leaven into our lives that can spread to other areas. It is imperative, therefore, that ...Read More

  • The Parable of the Prodigal Son

    Luke 15:11–32

    If we are not careful, we may adopt a holier-than-thou attitude just like the one that the Prodigal Son’s brother possessed. We dare not close the doors of our churches to the most notorious sinners. If they have repented and ...Read More

  • The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

    Luke 18:9–14

    Turning to God’s mercy alone does not mean turning to some vague idea of a forgiving deity. Instead, we must rest in Christ alone for our salvation, trusting that He paid the penalty for our sins and was raised for ...Read More

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