Old vs. New

I’m reading a book about Joseph by Voddie Baucham. He makes the point that we cannot truly understand the Old Testament unless we study it through the lens of the New Testament, the redemptive work of Jesus. The Old Testament is not just a bunch of stories to teach us good morals; the entire Word…

Galatians Lesson Five

Many of us struggle with the sovereignty of God regarding our child’s death. I just finished an intensive study of Galatians. During one of the lectures, the leader spoke the following: “If you separate predestination from love, you have a strange god.” David Arthur. —– Yes! The God of the bible is compassionate, gracious, merciful,…

Galatians Lesson Four

I spent the past week doing an intensive study of Galatians at Precept Ministries.  I posted this a few days ago: Halfway through lesson Four, Chapter Three of Galatians and my brain is about to explode! Plus, I’ve already spent a few hours with the Holy Spirit ripping junk out of my heart. These intensive studies…

I No Longer Live

I am doing an intensive study of Galatians this week. Today we discussed the overview of the book. This verse just hits me every time I read it: I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the…