• The Blessings of Common Grace

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  • Daily Gifts

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  • Designating Cities of Refuge

    Joshua 20

    God showed grace without compromising the value of human life when He provided the cities of refuge for those who committed manslaughter. John Calvin comments that the “temporary exile [of the one guilty of manslaughter] clearly showed how precious human ...Read More

  • The Fall of Jeroboam I and Rehoboam

    1 Kings 14:1–15:8

    God’s grace is the only reason why His kingdom continues at all. His people are sinful and can make no claim on the Lord to sustain His church. Yet, God has graciously promised to do so. That does not make ...Read More

  • The Full and Final Revelation of God

    John 1:16–18

    Grace was present under the old covenant, but the new covenant advent of Christ and His teaching through His Apostles shows us grace in greater measure. We now have more insight into the depths of God’s mercy in sending His ...Read More

  • God’s Will and the Internal Call

    1 Corinthians 9:16

    When we are making decisions, particularly in the realm of our vocations, it is helpful for us to ask ourselves what kind of work is most compelling. Although God does not promise us an easy life, that does not mean ...Read More

  • Grace And Repropation

    Romans 9:14–24

    The elect get what they do not deserve—salvation—but the reprobate get what they deserve—condemna-tion. The doctrine of election should not lead us to pride or to consider ourselves inherently holier than others. It should be a continual reminder to us ...Read More

  • The Grace Of Justification

    Titus 3:4–7

    We will cover justification in more detail in the weeks ahead. For now, let us note how critical it is that we know our good works do not and cannot justify us. The very honor of Christ is at stake ...Read More

  • The Grace Of Perseverance And Glorification

    Philippians 1:6

    Knowing that God will keep us in grace inspires us to work out our salvation, obeying Him as evidence that He is indeed preserving us. And when we see someone apparently fall from grace, that is our cue to pray ...Read More

  • The Grace Of Predestination

    Ephesians 1:3–4a

    That nothing in us moved God to choose us for salvation is hard for many people to accept. But Scripture is clear that God chose us only on account of His good pleasure. We cannot take credit in any way ...Read More

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