• Means of Assurance Article by Jason Helopoulos

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2016

    In a world filled with sin, the flesh, and the devil, assurance of salvation is the soft feather bed on which the Christian rests. Assurance proves to be one of the greatest benefits of the Christian faith and the rightful inheritance of the child of God. In its enjoyment are found peace, hope, and joy unsurpassed in this fallen world. The Scriptures clearly articulate that a child of God may and should possess a true sense of peace and confidence regarding personal salvation. Faith is trusting in Christ as Savior, so the seeds of assurance inherently lie within faith itself … View Resource

  • Seriousness in Worship Article by Jason Helopoulos

    FROM TABLETALK | May 2016

    No experience on earth should delight the soul of the Christian more than corporate worship. It is the high point of our week and establishes the rhythm of our lives. As Christians, we live life from Lord’s Day to Lord’s Day. We dare not “neglect meeting together, as is the habit of some” (Heb. 10:25). Why does worship occupy such an important place in our lives? Because of what takes place in worship. We often speak of worship in terms of giving and receiving. We receive mercy, grace, kindness, peace, love, truth, and joy from God in … View Resource

  • You Shall Not Covet Article by Jason Helopoulos

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2015

    Many individuals are like the rich young man when Jesus said to him, “You shall not murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother, and You shall love your neighbor as yourself” (Matt. 19:18–19). They likewise readily reply, “All these I have kept” (v. 20). A person may rationalize that he has never murdered, committed adultery, or stolen—however untrue that claim may be. However, no person in his right mind would say he has never coveted. The last of the Ten Commandments, “You shall not covet … View Resource