Download PDF article Most evangelicals believe that the nation Israel today continues to be God’s chosen people. This is why they would always support the policies of Israel, believing that they have to lest God’s curse descend on them. But is this what Holy Scripture teaches? Let us look at what the Bible actually […]
“The families of Christians should be little Churches; or, Wherever we have a house, God should have a Church in it.” This is my first shot at our next sermon series. Our elders and deacons agreed on this next subject. So I found this book by Matthew Henry, A Church in the House, Or Family […]
“They are not all saints who use holy water.” (English proverb) Most unbelievers, when invited to come to church by their relatives or friends, will balk saying, “I don’t like going to church. It’s full of hypocrites.” Worse, even some people who claim to be Christians agree. But is it true that the church […]
“All praise and thanks to God The Father now be given, The Son, and him who reigns With them in highest heavâ€™n The one eternal God, Whom earth and heavâ€™n adore; For thus it was, is now, And shall be evermore.” (From â€œNow Thank We All Our Godâ€ by Martin Rinkart, 1648)
The whole Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is not about superpowers and nations. On the contrary, it is about Godâ€™s redemptive plan for his people through the life, death and resurrection of his Son Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord.
We look to no other King and seek no other Advocate for the help that we need in this world and in the world to come. You call us to seek not only our own salvation and good, but that of your whole church and the world, and we do so now.
The kingdom is already here with us, â€œin our midst,â€ when Christ started preaching his gospel of repentance and salvation. But it is also not yet in its fullness and glory. This is because from Genesis 3:15 all the way to his Second Coming, the kingdom of the Seed of the woman will always be at war against the seed of Satan, that ancient serpent.
By Godâ€™s providence, several exciting things are happening in Pasig and at Imus: Pastor Jayson sustaining his examination, moving to better and bigger locations, Sunday school for children, church anniversaries in September, and possible Reformation Day celebration in October.
For an explanation of the details of this liturgy, see “A Brief Walk-Through Our Liturgy.”
Can a person resist the Spirit once he starts changing their hearts? If an elect person continues to resist the Spirit’s saving work in him, how can God ever accomplish his eternal decree of salvation in him? He will never be saved, and therefore, God’s word will be broken.