Christian History


Anger (and the Real Enemy)

Do you wish to have your fill of anger? One hour, or two or three is enough for you. But do not let the sun go down and leave you both as enemies. It was God’s goodness that did not leave us in anger. He did not let us part in enmity. He shed his […]

The Passover Mystery which is Christ

The prophets announced many wonderful things about the Passover mystery which is Christ. To him be glory forever. Amen. He descended from heaven to earth for the sake of suffering mankind, clothed himself with a human nature through the Virgin Mary, and appearing in our midst as a man with a body capable of suffering, […]

“Without the Gospel…”

by John Calvin (1509-1564) Without the gospel: everything is useless and vain; without the gospel we are not Christians; without the gospel all riches is poverty, all wisdom folly before God; strength is weakness, and all the justice of man is under the condemnation of God. But by the knowledge of the gospel we are: […]

Sing! (some encouragements from a dead guy)

John Wesley, the 18th century leader of the Methodist movement, famously gave directions for congregational singing. These points were included in Methodist hymnals for many years thereafter. As quoted by Pastor Shane in his sermon this Sunday on Psalm 149, here are 7 relevant encouragements from Wesley for us today. Learn these tunes before you […]