God’s Wrath: J. Bridges

Many would avoid the topic of God’s anger against sin and talk only of his love. The wise know better. It is a very loving thing to remind people of all that Scripture teaches, including God’s hatred of… Read More

Gospel-Driven Sanctification, J. Bridges–Part 3

‘Tuy nhiên, ngay cả khi chúng ta hiểu rằng Đức Chúa Trời chấp nhận chúng ta được dựa trên công việc của Đấng Christ, chúng ta vẫn có khuynh hướng tự nhiên trôi dạt trở lại quan niệm… Read More

Gospel-Driven Sanctification, J. Bridges–Part 2

Phúc Âm Là Dành Cho Các Cơ Đốc Nhân ‘Dần dần theo thời gian, và từ sự ý thức cần thiết sâu xa, tôi đã nhận ra rằng phúc âm cũng dành cho những nười tin Chúa. Cuối… Read More

Gospel-Driven Sanctification, J. Bridges–Part 1

Môn Đồ Hóa Được Dựa Trên Việc Thực Hiện ‘Khi tôi nhận thấy được điều đó, phần lớn cộng đồng Cơ Đốc Nhân là hoạt động dựa trên nền văn hóa ngày nay. Và chúng ta càng kết… Read More

Motives for obedience

‘We love God and obey his commandments’ (1 John 5:2) ‘Love for God is the only acceptable motive for obeying Him. This love may express itself in reverence for Him and a desire to please Him, but those… Read More

Helping pastors lead with more grace–and less legalism

Legalism is our attempts at trying to please God apart from his gospel. Thus, the good news is the solution to Christian legalism. Here are a few key truths for pastors to keep in mind: Humbly accept one… Read More

We often don’t make the gospel ‘good enough’

‘We’ve loaded down the gospel of the grace of God in Christ with a lot of “oughts”: I ought to be more committed, more disciplined, more obedient. When we think or teach this way, we’re substituting duty and… Read More

God does not want us to be strong

So often we approach God as though we’ve got something great to give him. Rarely do we realize our limitations and our need for him: ‘God does not want us to be strong. God wants to be our… Read More

Who needs grace most?

‘All of us need grace, the saint as well as the sinner. The most conscientious, dutiful, hardworking Christian needs God’s grace as much as the most dissolute, hard-living sinner. All of us need the same grace. The sinner… Read More

A lifetime message: the gospel for believers

‘If it’s true our relationship with God is based on his grace instead of our performance, why are we so prone to fall into good-day-bad-day thinking? It’s because we’ve relegated the gospel to the unbeliever. Regardless of when… Read More