No Excuses Accepted

God graciously calls lost sinners to salvation and to service. He delivers us from a self-centered existence (sin) and continues to work in us “both to will and to do for His good pleasure” (Phil. 2:13). Yet we must “work out your own salvation with fear and trembling” (Phil. 2:12) which includes overcoming the temptation… Read More ›

Faithful Is He Who Calls You

The prophet Jonah had to learn the hard way that “Those who regard worthless idols forsake their own mercy. But … Salvation is of the LORD.” (Jonah 2:8-9). J.I. Packer summarized this biblical truth thus “God Saves Sinners.” At the same time the Lord chooses to use feeble instruments like Moses (and us) to bear… Read More ›

Nor Willfully Run Into Any Danger

Man Jumps out of an airplane from 25,000 feet (6 miles) up, at a speed of over 120 mph, without a parachute on July 30, 2016.  I heard about this on the radio today. “The net, dubbed the “Fly Trap,” is indeed designed to provide Aikins with that life-saving soft catch—assuming he actually strikes the… Read More ›