• Devotional,  Doctrine & Theology

    The Sufficiency of Christ and His Word

    Life in today's world is all about getting "more." Man is rarely content with his circumstances or possessions, yet obtaining more fails to satisfy his longings. It is especially grievous when this quest for "more" infiltrates the professing church, because God has already provided all that we need in Christ.

  • Devotional

    A Hymn No Man Can Mimic

    I love the sound of rain. It’s steadiness is soothing to me, and I appreciate how it seems to overwhelm all other noise. Yet, over the past 24 hours, we have received an extraordinary amount of rain, due to Tropical Storm Gordon making its way across the map. The temperatures have dropped and the flash flood warnings have been issued in abundance. And while the incessant rainfall offers a valid excuse for staying inside with a cup of tea and a book, such a lengthy duration of precipitation tends to leave one feeling as though the world may not ever return to “normal.” As much as I appreciate those drizzling…

  • Devotional

    The Original Plan

    Saturday. The day between Christ’s death and, for all the disciples knew, merely the next day. Still not understanding all that Jesus had prophesied about His resurrection, His earliest followers no doubt felt a measure of great despair on that Saturday. We can conclude this from the actions of the women, who hurried to the tomb early the next morning to properly prepare Christ’s body: When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, so that they might come and anoint Him. Very early on the first day of the week, they came to the tomb when the sun had risen. They…