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  • Oh, To Be Wholly A Spiritual Man!
    What does it mean to be a man who, in every and any circumstance, is first inclined to walk in the Spirit and not in the flesh? Resolved this day to learn, by God’s grace, to be such a man.
  • The Glories of the Gospel and the Collective Yawn of our Culture
    I was sitting across the table from him and my soul was stirred to share the gospel with him. I began to unfold the wonders of God’s love for sinners like us and the glories of gospel promises for those who would repent of their sin and trust wholeheartedly in Jesus as Savior and Lord. Then right in the midst of this unfolding there came from across the table something that has since struck me.
  • The Little Foxes that Spoil the Vineyard
    There is a love that will not let us go. That love is found only in Jesus Christ, the lover of our soul. Yet there are little foxes that seek to spoil the relationship. Consider today what those little foxes might be in your life and seek to catch them before they spoil and divide your affections for Christ.
  • Tribute to My Dad: Jerry Wayne Malin
    After nearly 20 years of fighting Parkinson’s, Sunday April 25, 2021 my dad graduated to his home in heaven. While Parkinson’s took his life on this side of heaven, it only served to deliver him to his abundant and victorious life in the presence of his Savior, Jesus. He lives now like he’s never lived before
  • Why Does the World Keep Spinning?
    The presence of our loved ones is often taken for granted until they pass from our presence. I grieve mine and my families loss, but I do not grieve without a confident expectation that we will spend eternity together in the presence of Jesus.
  • Election Controversy?
    Election controversy is nothing new. Whether we’re talking about political elections or biblical election we’re bound to run into controversy. In today’s post I want to deal with a few objections that typically come up when we’re considering the biblical doctrine of divine election.
  • The Good Shepherd Satisfies
    The Lord is…He is existent, present, aware, all-knowing, ever-present, always caring, an endless sources of power, sustainer, life-giver, faithful, loving, gracious, kind, protector, shield, rock, fortress, strong tower…READ ON
  • Missions: To Those Who Stay “Home”
    There are those who board the ship and go to distant and unfamiliar places and there are those who return home and advance the good news in the familiarity of family and community. Most people relate to those who return home and somehow we feel less important than the few who board the ship and go to the unfamiliar. However those who board the ship are strengthened and spurred on by…READ ON
  • The Purpose of Divine Election
    Since the Father loved us before He created the world, then it is our pleasure to “love not the world, neither the things that are in the world.” We hold in highest esteem the Father and His love. We give our lives to Him as the undeserving recipients of an amazing grace that surpasses all our understanding. We give our affections to Him. “We love Him because He first loved us.” But why? Why did the Father find pleasure in electing His chosen ones and in doing so set His affections on them?
  • Streams
    The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. Psalm 103:8