Author Archives: Philip

Does the Holy Spirit have you?

Does the Holy Spirit have you? Does he have all of you, or only some parts of you? Do you grieve him? (see Eph. 4:30), or are you led by him (see Rom. 8:12-14, Gal. 5:18-24)? Do you rely on … Continue reading

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Theology … is essentially proclamation that Jesus Christ saves men…

The givenness of Jesus Christ is bound up with the givenness of New Testament theology, which is … nothing less than the Father’s own witness through the Spirit to the Son. Surely there is no real Jesus save the Jesus … Continue reading

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What are you trusting in today?

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. (Psalm 20)

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Your Love is As Heavy as the Sea

All of my life I’ve been searching for something Endless and out of my reach I’ve seen the height and the depth of the splendor This world can offer to me All that I find quickly fades in the sight … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be sealed with the Holy Spirit?

Source: DesiringGod, sermon by Pastor John Piper In him, according to the purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will, we who first hoped in Christ have been destined and appointed to live for … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes

The name of the OT book comes from the Hebrews “Qoheleth” often translated “Preacher” or “Teacher” but apparently more immediately means “gatherer”, I suppose gatherer of true and wise sayings. Ecclesiastes is therefore a collection of wise sayings. I have … Continue reading

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Exhortations to a Christian worker (2 Timothy 2)

Be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus. Like a soldier, don’t get sidetracked by civilian pursuits. Aim to please the one who enlisted you. As a worker, aim for God’s approval so that you will not be … Continue reading

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