As sinful creatures, the gospel does not come naturally to us. We need to be reminded over and over again of the fact that God’s grace is lavish. Here are seven things you need to know about how you are justified in Christ so you can better rest in all your Savior has done for you.Read More
The popular conception today is that faith is believing something when there is a lack of evidence or in spite of the evidence, so we speak of a “leap of faith.” Yet, this definition of faith is nowhere to be found in God’s word. We can learn a lot from the Old and New Testament saints regarding the true meaning of saving faith.Read More
You may have seen the phrases on t-shirts and tattoos, heard pastors mention them when preaching, or come across them in your readings: the five “alones” (or most commonly “the five solas” in Latin) of Protestant Christianity. How did these five basic Christian beliefs originate, and what do they mean?Read More
Do your works have anything to do with your salvation in Christ? Here's what "faith alone" means and why you need to know it.Read More
Cheap grace is worthless. It tries to rob you of your peace and rest in Christ. Here are two kinds of cheap grace that pretend to be the costly grace God gives us in Christ.Read More
For a while I was part of a sportsman’s ministry that hosted a class for the required Hunter’s Safety course in Missouri. There was always one issue that stumped even some of the students’ parents who were well versed in hunting. It was the idea that if you violated a game law—knowingly or unknowingly—you were still acting illegally and could be subject to the consequences. Here's why the same is true for every human being when it comes to keeping God's law.