Category: sanctification

  • Some Thoughts on the Lord’s Day

    Oh what a mysteryThat the Creator of the universeShould humble HimselfAnd incarnate as a man Who can fathom thisMiracle of miraclesThe omnipotent and sovereign GodAs a creature What depths of loveDrove the God-Man to usTo redeem wretched mankindSuch love is eternal Born to a virginChrist lived among usHe was sinless, perfect in every wayHe experienced […]

  • The Glorious Protestant Reformation: Some Thoughts on Reformation Day

    On this day, October 31st, in the year of our Lord, 1517, an Augustinian friar (monk) in the Roman Catholic church, Martin Luther (1483-1546), who was also a theologian, priest, and a professor at the University at Wittenberg, nailed his 95 theses, which were theological problems he saw with Catholic theology as well as practices […]

  • The Reformed Church in America: Dating and Dysfunction

    It’s not easy being a 47-year-old (never married) single Reformed man, who is disabled and suffering from severe mental illnesses, in America and looking for a godly wife. I’m in a Reformed singles group on Facebook and after several years of careful observation, I must sadly recognize that the vast majority of the Reformed women […]

  • Overwhelmed: Breaking Point

    I have so much wrong with me! I NEED YOUR PRAYERS DESPERATELY! PRAYERS FOR ME AND MY FAMILY WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED!!! Satan is a liar! I will not fall into despair, bitterness, or anger. “Though He slay me, yet will I hope in Him.” Job 13:15 My physical and mental suffering unites me with […]

  • Advice to a friend concerning mental health

    We are all sinners and subject to natural death, our bodies slowly break down as we age. Many are quite familiar with common physical ailments, yet our minds can also become broken. These are all effects of the Fall. Sadly there is a negative stigma against those suffering from mental illness. And many sufferers never […]

  • Imago Dei: Lost or Retained?

    Was the Imago Dei (Image of God) lost in the Fall of man, or was it retained, yet in a distorted or compromised sense? The phrase has its origins in Genesis 1:27, wherein “God created man in his own image…” I posit that the Image of God was lost in the Fall of man and […]

  • Jeffrey Dahmer is my brother in Christ

    God granted notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer repentance and faith!! At the 23:30 mark is Dahmer’s short testimony of salvation, from his interview with Stone Philips. Also, note the two letters he wrote below. Dahmer was able to be baptized before being cruelly murdered by another inmate! GLORY TO GOD NO ONE IS SO EVIL […]

  • Lordship Salvation

    If Christ be your SaviorHe must also be your Lord On this crucial pointThere must be one accord If you truly love JesusYou’ll do as He said Following His commandmentsWill not cause dread According to Free Grace proponentsWe can be saved apart from repentance This is Satanic follyWhat wicked arrogance Without following Christ’s LawWe can […]

  • Satan’s Stratagems

    Satan has been relegated, in our modern Western society, to an impersonal and nebulous force. One who is not a severe threat. The forces of darkness are fundamental. As Scripture says there are powers and principalities of evil in the spiritual world. Demons are one manifestation of these dark powers. Yet, most in the West […]

  • The Full Armor of God

    This poem is about putting on the full armor of God, as delineated in Ephesians 6:10-18. Tis the Devil I fight todayI will battle him without delay Not by my own mightBy God’s power that serpent will seek flight I can do nothing by my powerBut all can be done as Christ’s soldier Don the […]