How the Lord Shepherded Me Through My Wife’s Battle With Ovarian Cancer (Reposted – 10 Year Anniversary)

In celebration of my wife's tenth full year of being cancer free, I am posting again the article I wrote about how God saw us through that difficult trial. Of course, the focus here is on my own struggle as her husband, but the article communicates a theology of God's sovereignty over suffering and trials that … Continue reading How the Lord Shepherded Me Through My Wife’s Battle With Ovarian Cancer (Reposted – 10 Year Anniversary)

Palm Sunday: What Does it Mean? by Bob Gonzales

Jesus begins His final week of ministry by entering Jerusalem amidst a jubilant celebration. Multitudes greet Him, shouting “Hosannas” and waving palm branches in their hands, as He enters the city. For this reason, Christian tradition refers to this day as “Palm Sunday”—the day of Jesus’ triumphal entry. The fact that Christians through the centuries… via … Continue reading Palm Sunday: What Does it Mean? by Bob Gonzales

The Narrow Way (Matthew 7:13-14 Teaching Outline)

Introduction: As I studied this passage, I was reminded of a famous poem by Robert Frost: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took … Continue reading The Narrow Way (Matthew 7:13-14 Teaching Outline)

Matthew 7:12 – The “Golden Rule” as Uniquely Taught by Jesus (Teaching Outline)

Introduction: Advocates of “religious tolerance” – or as more accurately termed, advocates of religious relativism or religious pluralism – often cite the Golden Rule as an example of how all religions are essentially teaching the same thing. Of course, it is common knowledge that there are actually a number of ancient religions or ancient philosophers … Continue reading Matthew 7:12 – The “Golden Rule” as Uniquely Taught by Jesus (Teaching Outline)

The Doctrine of Conversion (Teaching Outline)

Note: As I have noted in the past two posts (here and here), back in 2015 I posted a a teaching outline entitled The Doctrine of Conversion: Understanding Faith and Repentance, and this three part series is basically an expansion and reworking of that outline. Again, however, rather than take the old one down, I … Continue reading The Doctrine of Conversion (Teaching Outline)

The Doctrine of Repentance (Teaching Outline)

Note: As I have noted in the previous post on saving faith, back in 2015 I posted a a teaching outline entitled The Doctrine of Conversion: Understanding Faith and Repentance, and the three part series I am continuing today is basically an expansion and reworking of that outline. However, as also previously noted, rather than … Continue reading The Doctrine of Repentance (Teaching Outline)

The Doctrine of Saving Faith (Teaching Outline)

Note: Back in 2015 I posted a a teaching outline entitled The Doctrine of Conversion: Understanding Faith and Repentance, and the three part series beginning with this post is basically an expansion and reworking of that outline. However, rather than take the old one down, I thought I would simply post these others and allow … Continue reading The Doctrine of Saving Faith (Teaching Outline)

Crossway Announces Greek New Testament Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge

Today Crossway announced the publication of a new Greek New Testament. There is a web page entitled Introducing ‘The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge’ that explains the rationale for this work, including a brief video. Here is a portion of the announcement: The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge was … Continue reading Crossway Announces Greek New Testament Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge

Steve Lawson Will Teach Expository Preaching at Grace Bible Institute of Pastoral Studies

Danny Thursby recently announced that Grace Bible Institute of Pastoral Studies will be hosing the Institute for Expository Preaching with Dr. Steve Lawson in August of 2018. Dr. Lawson will be talking about  "Preaching With Precision & Power" on Monday, Aug 13, 2018 1:00 PM - Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 1:00 PM CDT. You can … Continue reading Steve Lawson Will Teach Expository Preaching at Grace Bible Institute of Pastoral Studies