Good government facilitates a peaceful environment in which we can live out God’s calling for us.
Many of you have asked for the Martin Lloyd-Jones quote from our sermon July 26 on Hebrews 4:14-16. It’s from his classic “Spiritual Depression” and refers to Psalm 42. “The main art in the matter of spiritual living is to know how to handle yourself. You have to take yourself in hand, you have toContinue reading “Lloyd-Jones Quote”
Today, July 22, 2020, Lindsay and I have been married 20 years. I love my bride, and usually take time each year to publicly proclaim said love to the internet. She’s truly a blessing from the Lord—as a co-laborer, friend, mother, and human being (see here for more on that). We have had the blessingContinue reading “Marriage as a Taste of Something Greater (in light of our 20th Anniversary)”
The leaves of the tree are for healing the nations, and there will no longer be any curse. -Revelation 22:2-3 I hate the coronavirus. Many will die today from it, but today is the first day someone I know died. My brother in Christ Neal Barlow is at home with the Lord. Neal was ourContinue reading “Leaves for Healing (On Neal Barlow’s Passing)”
This week we take time to focus on Jesus’ death and resurrection. At GPBC our Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday services will both focus on Matthew’s gospel—how Jesus’ death and resurrection is the launchpad for the mission of the church. As you’re preparing your heart this week, consider reading about Jesus’ week leading up toContinue reading “Passion Week Readings in Matthew”