Baptism is a Divine institution, pertaining to the kingdom of the Messiah, or the gospel dispensation. John received it from heaven, and administered it to the Jews, who, on his proclaiming that the kingdom of
Below are excerpts from C.H. Spurgeon’s excellent sermon titled Pride and Humility (New Park Street, 1856).C.H. Spurgeon, (1856). “Pride and Humility,” in The New Park Street Pulpit Sermons (London: Passmore & Alabaster, 1856), 2:350-352.
Five Myths About Preaching Often preaching is portrayed as an either/or exercise. For example, you may hear things like preaching is either expositional or relevant. In this article, Joel Beeke explains why this type of
Judging Others, and Casting Pearls Before Swine Matt. 7:1–6 “Judge not,” &c. This prohibition, like many others in our Lord’s discourse, if interpreted in its utmost latitude, would go to censure what is elsewhere commended.
10 Things You Should Know About the 10 Commandments In this list, Kevin DeYoung makes the case that we sometimes miss the point of the 10 Commandments. He argues that, in reality, the Decalogue is
LOVE TO ENEMIES Matt. 5:43–48 It was written in the law of Moses, “Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” The construction which the Jews put upon this precept is easily discerned by the question
If You Hate Jews, You Hate Jesus This past weekend on the Jewish Sabbath America witnessed the bloodiest, most violent day against Jewish people in American history. At the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburg, a
Below are excerpts from C.H. Spurgeon’s “A Sermon Upon One Nothing by Another Nothing,” in The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Sermons, vol. 25 (London: Passmore and Alabaster), 85-96. The entire sermon is great gospel encouragement for
Something that my wife and I constantly tell our children is that giftedness and intelligence are vastly overrated. We also tell them that hard work, discipline, and convictional courage is vastly underrated. We tend to
1. Extending family is the best form of church planting. Among the church planters I know, many are planting out of discontentment and even discouragement. For one reason or another, not always wrong or bad,