• The Living and Active Word of God

    Hebrews 4:11–12

    Dr. R.C. Sproul would frequently observe that one of the big problems in the church today is that people are looking for power everywhere except the place God has put it—His Word. If we want to find the power ...Read More

  • A Warning from the Wilderness Generation

    Hebrews 3:7–11

    The Christian life is not merely a single decision to follow Christ, as decisive as our conversion is. The Christian life is an ongoing commitment to Jesus, a daily turning to Him in repentance and faith as we await the ...Read More

  • Established in Good Works and Words

    2 Thessalonians 2:16–17

    Divine grace is not something that we need only at the start of our Christian walk but at every step of the journey. Thanks be to God, He not only brings us into the faith, but He also sustains our ...Read More

  • Israel Crosses the Jordan River

    Joshua 3

    Matthew Henry comments that the miracle of the Red Sea crossing under Moses was repeated in the Jordan River crossing under Joshua “to show that God has the same power to finish the salvation of his people that he had ...Read More

  • The Arrest of Jesus

    John 18:1–9

    Since God’s control of the universe extends to the tiniest detail (Prov. 16:33), it is no surprise that Jesus was in full control of the events of His crucifixion. After all, He is God incarnate (John 1:1–18). Because of this ...Read More

  • The Efficacious Prayers of Christ

    John 17:10–13

    Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John that “we rest on confidence in the efficacy of the prayers of Jesus, not our own consistency as Christians.” If we had to trust in ourselves for our perseverance, we would ...Read More

  • The Witness of God’s Spirit and People

    John 15:26–27

    Christ is with His people in the power of the Spirit in order to guard us and make us effective witnesses to Him. We dare not rest in our own strength, for we cannot remain true to the gospel on ...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

  • Safe in the Hand of God

    John 10:22–29

    John Calvin comments, “The salvation of all the elect is not less certain than the power of God is invincible.” To believe that those who have truly trusted in Christ alone for salvation can be finally lost is to imply ...Read More

  • Blasphemy of the Spirit

    Matthew 12:22–32

    Christians may worry that they will commit the unforgivable sin, but they should not fret. After all, Jesus glorifies everyone whom He justifies (Rom. 8:28–30), so He will not let us commit the unpardonable sin and finally fall away. That ...Read More

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