Grace is not lazy

Where are you on Grace, for? against? some and some? not sure? The discussion about the nature of grace continues¬†across the worldwide web amid concerns that it leads to a lazy, happy go lucky, careless, sin enjoying Christianity. It was Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones who said something to the effect that if we are not preaching … Continue reading Grace is not lazy

Fighting the Good Fight

We don't hear much, talk much, or sing much these days about the church militant. My early Christian life was characterised by such expressions, 'Stand up, stand up for Jesus, You soldiers of the cross;' 'Onward Christian soldiers marching as to war;' 'I will fight the fight, I will run the race;' 'With the high … Continue reading Fighting the Good Fight

Let go and let God? The danger of passivity

One of the tricks of the enemy is to get us to yield to passivity, to just 'let go and let God,' and he'll sort you or it out. It sounds very spiritual, I don't do anything, God does it, ¬†yet that is a complete distortion of what Paul and the other writers say regarding … Continue reading Let go and let God? The danger of passivity

Reigning in life – to good to be true?

Reigning in life - to good to be true? That's what the enemy would have us believe. If he cannot stop us coming to Christ his next step is to somehow undermine the effectiveness of the gospel in our lives as God's people. He would be happy to convince us that the gospel simply saves … Continue reading Reigning in life – to good to be true?