The Making of a Man of God November 27, 1988
In order to grow in our faith and become the man or woman God wants us to be, it takes intentional effort combined with God’s intervention. We can expect opposition, resistance and maybe even intimidation when we choose to share our faith. Alistair Begg encourages us to stand strong in the face of persecution… knowing that God is at our side.
Series: The Lion's Roar
A Paradox September 24, 2014
Paradoxes abound in Christian experience, and here is one: The spouse was asleep, and yet she was awake. The only one who can read the believer's riddle is he who has lived through this experience. The two points in this evening's text are: a mournful sleepiness and a hopeful wakefulness. "I slept." Through sin that dwells in us we may become lax in holy duties, lazy in religious exercises, dull in spiritual joys, and completely indolent and careless.
This is a shameful state for one in whom the quickening Spirit dwells; and it is dangerous in the highest degree. ...