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

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

Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church

‘What is the role of corporate prayer in the church? ‘Prayer is as necessary to the Christian as breathing is to the human body–but it often doesn’t come quite as naturally. In fact, prayer in the church often… 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

“Thế Nào Là Một Hội Thánh Khỏe Mạnh?” 9Marks–Part 7

“What is a Healthy Church?” Chương 7: Dấu Hiệu Thiết Yếu Của Hội Thánh Khỏe Mạnh: Một Sự Hiểu Biết Dựa Trên Nền Tảng Kinh Thánh Về Phúc Âm ‘Thật là quan trọng đặc biệt cho các Hội… 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

“Thế Nào Là Một Hội Thánh Khỏe Mạnh?” 9Marks–Part 6

“What is a Healthy Church?” Chương 6: Dấu Hiệu Thiết Yếu Của Hội Thánh Khỏe Mạnh: Thần Học Thánh Kinh ‘Bạn nghĩ những từ in nghiêng này có nghĩa gì: “Chúng ta biết rằng khi Ngài hiện đến,… Read More

Humility and conflict: Piper

Piper’s sermon (article) lists several points. Here’s one that’s especially important in conflict: “Humility knows and feels that it is fallible, and so considers criticism, and learns from it; but also knows that God has made provision for… Read More

Phương Pháp Giải Quyết Xung Khắc

‘Năm chuyện ngắn trong sách nhỏ này mô tả những xung khắc có thật, nghiêm trọng tới mức chia rẽ Hội Thánh hoặc dẫn tới kiện tụng giữa anh chị em Cơ Đốc. Những xung khắc này bao… Read More

Traits of a Humble Leader

Below are just some of the good traits that Mr. Lee discusses about humility: Humble leaders tend to share their resources, whether in want or in plenty. Arrogant leaders tend to hoard their resources, unwilling to share unless… 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