Tag: Christ

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Reformed view of salvation

    Salvation is utterly an act of GodMan has no partGod chose the Elect before the world beganWe were selected, not on merit, from the start The natural man is totally depravedDue to original sin from Adam’s FallWe have hearts of stoneWe can’t respond to a Gospel call Apart from GodMan would lay dead in his […]

  • 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 […]

  • Autumn Reflections

    I meander through the park On a cold autumn day The multi-hued leaves crunch satisfyingly underfoot Reflecting on God’s providence and grace My mood is slightly morose, yet hopeful Squirrels open chestnuts for the long winter ahead Over head a Peregrine falcon soars majestically Eyeing its prey A mouse darts across the open field The […]

  • Sexual Abuse in the Church

    An evangelical pastor, John Lowe II, in Warsaw, Indiana, tried to confess adultery, which happened two decade ago, during a Sunday church service at New Life Christian Church and World Outreach, on May 23rd, 2022, and it goes horribly wrong when the victim reveals she was underage 😳 In fact she was just 16 at […]

  • The sad decline of America and the West

    Sadly my parents divorced when I was 12 years old. It was the single most traumatic event in my life, up until I started suffering from severe mental illness. It has continued to negatively affect me my entire adult life. It’s not something I ever got over. The pain is still raw even nearly 35 […]

  • Mental Illness: A Blessing in Disguise?

    I know that most readers may be taken aback by the title of this post. Some will be confused as to how mental illness could be a blessing. Can something which disturbs your life on a fundamental level, which causes so much pain, heartache, grief and even despair, be on any level good? I say […]

  • An Easter Meditation

    I rose todayAnd thanked GodLike any other day But today is special you seeFor it commemorates that day long agoWhen we, in Christ, got the victory Two millennia ago in David’s cityOur Savior Christ was put on trialHe willingly gave up His security He was beaten, scourged, and mockedChrist endured it all out of love […]

  • Jesus is Lord يسوع هو الرب

    Here is a great Christian worship song, “Jesus is Lord!” in Arabic (tarneema) performed by Roge Bahu. Peace of Jesus Christ! سلام المسيح يسوع Click here for the Gospel in Arabic! Here is an excellent article explaining how Jesus is the promised Messiah, using Islamic sources!