Love is the defining characteristic of a Christian. Love for God and love for others are the two fountains from which all other duties flow, and are the underlying motivations for all true Christian practice. Several verses attest to this fact, but a few key texts should suffice. In John 15:12-13, Christ gives His disciples the commandment that they … Continue reading Do You Love Others?
Several months ago, I wrote a book review on The Gospel for Real Life by Jerry Bridges. Bridges, in the introduction, describes the book as, "Gospel 101." The entire book is a refreshing, thorough, clear exposition of the gospel in all its glorious aspects: justification, reconciliation, redemption, etc. Bridges argues in this book, and also his book, … Continue reading We Never Get Beyond the Gospel