The Glorious Subject of All True Preaching

The Glorious Subject of All True Preaching

Glancing over the New Testament, it becomes very clear what – or Who – should be the grand subject of our preaching. May God help us preachers to bring everything back to Jesus Christ, pointing our hearers to Him continually and exclusively. “And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to [...]

How Low Did our Savior Go?

How Low Did our Savior Go?

John Flavel helps us to understand the indescribable love of Jesus Christ, a love that moved Him to humble Himself beyond all creaturely imagination. Flavel writes, For the sun to fall from its sphere, and be degraded into a wandering atom; for an angel to be turned out of heaven, and be converted into a [...]

Hearing and Learning, but Never Responding

Hearing and Learning, but Never Responding

To stand before the people of God with the book of God in order to communicate the will of God is a dangerous thing. James, the half-brother of Jesus, who had become a pillar in the early church, wrote in the third chapter of his letter, "Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, [...]

Jesus, Our Immanuel (God With Us)

Jesus, Our Immanuel (God With Us)

If Jesus Christ is merely a man and not God, the apostle Paul would not have said, Paul, an apostle - not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ. (Gal. 1:1) If Jesus Christ is merely God and not a man, Paul would not have said, For there is one God, and there [...]