Posts from January 2019

Posts from January 2019

THE HUMILIATION AND EXALTATION

The Bible teaches us about the two natures in Christ.  Our Savior is not two Christs, but One – the God-Man – not half-God and half-Man – but totally God and totally, sinless Man in One Person.  In the womb of the virgin Mary, God the Son took to Himself a perfect human nature. So we speak of the two natures in Christ. The Bible also teaches us about the two…

NEVER GIVE UP

The psalmist called out in some dark night of his soul:  “How long, O Lord? Will You hide yourself forever?” (Psalm 89:46  EHV). It may seem at times, amid personal perils and challenges, that our prayers come back stamped with “return to sender.”   Jesus once told a little parable says Luke, “about the need to pray and not lose heart” (Luke 18:1-8…

COMMON SIN & UNCOMMON GRACE

The trials and temptations which besiege young Joseph do not break the godly young man.  St. Paul put it this way:  “No testing has overtaken you except ordinary testing. But God is faithful. He will not allow you to be tested beyond your ability, but when he tests you, He will also bring about the outcome that you are able to bear it”…