Roughriders blow it again

Last night felt like Déjà vu for me.  For the second straight year, my Saskatchewan Roughriders were in the Grey Cup, for the second straight year they faced the Montreal Alouettes, for the second straight year they lost in heartbreaking fashion, and for the second straight year Montreal quarterback Anthony Calvillo gave glory to God at the end of the game (which I am thrilled … Continue reading Roughriders blow it again

Is it possible to “receive Christ” and not have Him for what He is?

“What does faith receive in order to be justifying faith?  The answer, of course, is that faith receives Jesus.  “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved” (Acts 16:31).  “To all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God” (John 1:12).  Faith saves because it receives Jesus. But we must make clear what … Continue reading Is it possible to “receive Christ” and not have Him for what He is?

The Greatest Need of the Hour is a Revived and Joyful Church

The great 20th century London preacher Martyn Lloyd-Jones offered these wise words in his book “Spiritual Depression.” “I have no hesitation is asserting again that one of the reasons why the Christian Church counts for so little in the modern world is that so many Christians are in this condition of spiritual depression.  The greatest need of the hour is a revived and joyful Church…Unhappy … Continue reading The Greatest Need of the Hour is a Revived and Joyful Church