Category Archives: Glory

Nothing But the Blood

Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. ~Isaiah 1:18 In the last 36 hours … Continue reading

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On “Refined Persecutors,” “Sham Griefs,” and the Reality of Future Glory

Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) had a way with words. In fact, few people in the history of the English church have had a better command of the language. It is not hyperbole, perhaps, to say, “What Da Vinci (or Rembrandt or … Continue reading

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Why a Great Tribulation?

I’ve spent the last three weeks at Immanuel on Sunday mornings preaching through Mark 13. We have a few weeks yet to go. The themes taken up in this chapter — the destruction of the temple and fall of Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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Marriage and the Gospel

The sermon text for Sunday morning is Mark 10:1-12. In this passage Jesus is teaching his disciples what the implications of discipleship are for marriage. As I prepare, I’m being reminded of the glorious meaning of marriage — the meaning … Continue reading

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Power and Peace

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. -Isaiah 26:3 [stuckincustoms.com] 

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In Memory of George Veliz

Sorrowful Yet Always Rejoicing In Memory of George Veliz January 17, 2013 As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything.  –2 Cor. 6:10 *** Before I had the honor of meeting … Continue reading

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Resolved to Advance God’s Glory in 2013

In thinking about New Years and what resolutions I want to make, I see God’s grace in the close of one year and the dawn of another. This yearly cycle gives us the opportunity to take inventory of where we stand in relation to our Creator: … Continue reading

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