We have just published an illustrated book – only 34 pages in size – that is a presentation of the master theme of the Bible:
Lev 26:11-12 I will make my dwelling among you, and my soul shall not abhor you.
And I will walk among you and will be your God, and you shall be my people.
This book is a summation of our 16 sermon series (still at sermonaudio.com/crc) on the Temple. You can find that series by the same title, In My Father’s House, at Sermon Audio.
We kept the size of the book brief because we want readers to get the big picture of Scripture without getting lost in details. Also, it’s size makes it a very useful tool to give to someone who has questions about the Bible or about Christ and the gospel.
The book is available here on Amazon*
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I have known a genuine Christian who is a domestic abuse survivor for over six years now. She contacted me after finding my domestic abuse sermon series online. She was in a legalistic, cruel counterfeit church at the time, and when she separated from her abuser after many, many years of misery, her “church” ex-communicated her. That is a real story in itself.
In addition, she has endured much suffering due to physical ailments from the abuse and is now disabled, unable to work. She maintains a joyful spirit through it all and I have no doubts about the reality of her Christian faith.
Continue reading “An Opportunity to Help an Abuse Survivor in Need”
1Co 5:3-4 For though absent in body, I am present in spirit; and as if present, I have already pronounced judgment on the one who did such a thing. (4) When you are assembled in the name of the Lord Jesus and my spirit is present, with the power of our Lord Jesus,
2Co 10:10-11 For they say, “His letters are weighty and strong, but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech of no account.” (11) Let such a person understand that what we say by letter when absent, we do when present.
Col 2:5 For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ.
Ok, I know full well that you and I as well are going to get the “hey, you are forsaking the gathering together of the saints” by doing this online church thing!”
Continue reading “I am With You in Spirit – Biblical Justification for a Virtual Church in These Times”