The doctrinal truth of suffering as part of discipleship and the Gospel has been on my mind for a while. Jesus suffered and said we would if we follow Him. It’s guaranteed but we aren’t given the specifics of how it will play out. Like a coin has two sides, on the other side of … Continue reading Suffering and Discipleship
Do we rebuke Satan? No. Scripture teaches us to resist Satan’s attacks in the strength of the Lord and even the angels do to not presume to rebuke Satan. They entrust vengeance to the Lord. “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, … Continue reading Do we Rebuke Satan? No.
The Reluctant Prophet Jonah 1-4 You probably know the story of Jonah and the big fish that swallowed him when he ran away from God because he didn’t want to preach to Nineveh, but have you considered the historical context of what was going on and also how the short book of Jonah applies … Continue reading Lessons that Hit Close to Home: The Reluctant Prophet