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Philippians 2:1-11 The Incarnation of Christ Brings Hope for the Nations
In stark contrast to men, who are striving to gain power and prestige, we find the Second Person of the Godhead, who was willing to lay aside self-interest in order to save men. We can hardly imagine what a concession it would have been for our Lord to have left Heaven, where myriads of […]
Revelation 5:9-10 Why Unreached People Groups?
God’s great goal in all of history is to uphold and display the glory of his name for the enjoyment of his people from all the nations. The question now is: Why does God pursue the goal of displaying his glory by focusing the missionary task on all the peoples of the world? How does this […]
Battle Discontentment with Community
If you struggle with contentment, I would encourage you to watch this short 2 minute video (Community Costs). Being a part of a church plant is not easy. Some of us have moved away from family to be here. Some of us have moved away from friends that we have history with to see the […]
Isaiah 6:1-8 Why the Nations?
Now who’s the object of Christianity? God is. And everything is made to center around Him. God doesn’t bless us to center on us; He blesses us for His sake. He pours out grace and salvation on us for His sake. Who of us would be so arrogant as to think that we are […]
Acts 15 – The Purity of the Gospel in Salvation by Grace Alone
The Apostles did not believe in self-righteousness. The creed of the world is, “Do your best and it will be all right with you.” To question this is treason against the pride of human nature, which evermore clings to salvation by its own merits. Every man is born a Pharisee. Self-confidence is bred in […]