QUYỀN NĂNG CAO CẢ CỦA ĐỨC CHÚA TRỜI Ở VIỆT NAM (Ê-phê 1:4-5)

Church: A Close Brotherly Community

Here are a few good words from a wise man. How to create that brotherly close community in the church: ‘One, “Outdo one another in showing honor” (Rom. 12:10)….’ ‘Two, “Bear with one another” (Col. 3:13)….’ ‘Three, “Let… Read More

Five more points for Calvinists: “Doctrines of Graciousness”

Here’s an article (on a different kind of ‘TULIP’) that can apply to many of our lives right away: T — Total Humility “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” (James 4:6; 1 Peter 5:5)… Read More

Humility is not…

‘1. Humility Isn’t Hiding. ‘2. Humility Isn’t Self-Hatred. ‘Humility’s Acid Test ‘Great Model of Humility ‘It’s the joy of thinking about yourself less, and about Jesus more.’ -Gavin Ortlund Read the whole thing here (GSiV: Humility; A Mindset… Read More

Humility is the growing ability to…

‘Humility is the growing ability to see God as he really is and myself as I really am–and the first thing a person growing in humility sees and hates is their pride. This is the only kind of… Read More

Inerrancy and Missions

Missionaries can’t distinguish Christianity without an inerrant Bible. Missionaries can’t establish and maintain healthy churches without an inerrant Bible. Missionaries can’t train indigenous pastors without an inerrant Bible.   ‘Evangelical inerrantists have labored for decades to uphold the… Read More

Pride growing in our hearts

Key statements: “We know the disease, but we don’t recognize the symptoms.” “We certainly don’t think we deserve suffering, heartbreak, or discipline.” “But when we experience these things, we grow bitter, frustrated, and disturbed because we believe we’re… Read More

“Thế Nào Là Một Hội Thánh Khỏe Mạnh?” 9Marks–Part 5

“What is a Healthy Church?” Chương 5: Dấu Hiệu Thiết Yếu Của Hội Thánh Khỏe Mạnh: Giảng Giải Kinh ‘Nếu một Hội thánh khỏe mạnh là một hội chúng ngày càng bày tỏ bản tánh của Đức Chúa… Read More

Doctrine of the Church for Calvinists

9Marks’ latest journal is dedicated to those of a Calvinist bent, and particularly how those issues relate to the church. ‘So suffuse is Western culture with self-sufficiency and pragmatism, we all naturally default toward Second-Great-Awakening rather than First-Great-Awakening… Read More

“Thế Nào Là Một Hội Thánh Khỏe Mạnh?” 9Marks–Part 4

“What is a Healthy Church?” Chương 4: Hướng Dẫn Sử Dụng Sau Cùng: Làm Thế Nào Để Bày Tỏ Bản Tánh Của Đức Chúa Trời ‘Thú thật là tôi không giỏi lắm về những thứ thực dụng trong… Read More

Key ways to love one another

DeYoung lists 11 key ways for Christians to love one another. Here are a few: ‘Pray and follow up.I always find it amazing (and encouraging) that so many people will pray for me in a time of crisis… Read More