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Books I am reading and read in the last 2 weeks

Here is a sample list of some of the books I am currently reading and some I have read in the last two weeks. Currently reading: The Holy Spirit by Sinclair Ferguson Doctrine of the Knowledge of God by John Frame Books I have read in the last 14 days: Evangelism and the Sovereignty of(…)

Developing a Spiritual Pattern

The more we approach the topic of spirituality the farther we seem to grasp it. This is the essence of a genuine form of sanctification: to increase in complexity. I have found this to be the case in pursuing spirituality in my devotional life. Human existence, as we all know, can be a hindrance in(…)

Doug Wilson on current events

87 Billion Topic: Current Events Part of the slipperyness of this presidential campaign can be seen in the taunts registered against John Kerry by the Republicans — “he voted for the 87 billion before he voted against it!” And I agree that Kerry’s explanations are lame, and that he is a flip-flopper, and so on.(…)

Calvin: “Man is an idol factory”

Calvin’s comment in regard to the main tendency of the human heart is not only a reality but an evangelistic need. The sinner is in as much need to hear about sin as he is about Christ. The call of the gospel is to turn away from idolatry to the living Christ. Dr. Steve Childers(…)

Book Review – Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J.I. Packer

J.I. Packer, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God (Downers Grove, Illinois: Intervarsity Press, 1991). Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God is a historical masterpiece. Though the title would seem to indicate that a final and ultimate explanation of these realities has been elucidated satisfactorily, the contrary is the case. J.I. Packer is not interested in(…)

Storms of Life?

I am beginning to re-think those well-known sermon lines dealing with the storms of life. Is it not a bit more accurate, at least here in Florida, to name them the “hurricanes of life?” Well, consider it briefly. Hurricanes bring gust winds, tropical storms, destruction, shatters lives, demolishes material possessions, and separates loved ones.  The(…)