“Not one word of all the good promises that the LORD had made to the house of Israel had failed; all came to pass.” Joshua 21:45 The first five books of the Bible take us from Eden to Egypt where we find God’s people in captivity from which they are delivered by His grace and power [...]
In February the Rock PCA began to support Rev. Dr. Kevin J. Bidwell, a minister and church planter with Sheffield Presbyterian Church, which is part of the EPCEW (Evangelical Presbyterian Church of England and Wales). Many of you had the opportunity to meet Kevin when he preached here last year. The following is from Kevin [...]
Kevin DeYoung: Your pastors and elders need your help to live out the calling of Acts 6:4: “But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”Because everything seems more important and seems more urgent than being in the word and prayer. Everything.... We must all fight for the ministry of [...]
“Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!” (Romans 7:24–25 ESV) In the evenings on the Lord’s Day we’ve been working our way through 1 & 2 Samuel and the life of David as it foreshadows the person and [...]
“I will make my dwelling among you, and my soul shall not abhor you. And I will walk among you and will be your God, and you shall be my people.” (Leviticus 26:11–12 ESV) “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel (which means, God with [...]
“Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.” ~ Hebrews 12:3 Running a race is hard. And the race of the faith is a marathon. Even if you’ve never run a marathon, you can still understand that it is grueling. If you sprint, then [...]
Kevin DeYoung writes on the freedom found in worshipping God as he commands us to.
This is a great article on the importance of getting the Word of God into our hearts and not just on our smartphones. My point is this: one of the consequences of the internet-trained brain seems to be an inability to hide very much - not much of the Word of God, to be sure [...]
Great post (re-post) from Dr. Phil Ryken on how to listen to a sermon.
“To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.” ~ 1 Tim. 1:17 In our evening sermon series we are working our way through the book of 1 Samuel. This Sunday we’ll be considering a very familiar and beloved passage: 1 Samuel 17 (David and [...]