One Like The Son Of God

But I see four men free, walking in the midst of the fire, and they are not hurt; and the appearance of the fourth is like the Son of God. Daniel 3:25

The Word Of Salvation Versus Moralism

The reason there was so much opposition to Jesus’ ministry is because his gospel got to the heart of matters. He wasn’t giving dry, muddled expositions. His goal wasn’t the dissemination of information, or simply create controversies about how to correct human . . . Continue reading →

Our Salvation Is By Grace Alone

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment, so Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him. Continue reading →

Deuteronomy 6:4-9: Our God Is One

“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be . . . Continue reading →

Israel Of God (3)

In part 2 we looked at the covenant of grace. § The New Covenant With Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension the promise which God made to Adam and repeated to Abraham remains, but the circumstances have changed. We who live on this side . . . Continue reading →

The Israel Of God (2)

In part 1 we began to look at the sort of kingdom Jesus brought. § Rather, Jesus came not to build an earthly Jewish kingdom now or later, but always and only his intention was to redeem all his people by his . . . Continue reading →

A Match Made From Heaven

Chris Gordon is the preaching pastor of the Escondido United Reformed Church. my pastor and the host of Abounding Grace Radio. He preaches God’s Word faithfully and graciously each week. This exposition of Genesis 29 is a fine example and an encouraging declaration . . . Continue reading →

The Lord Will Provide

Below is the sermon from last Lord’s Day morning, by Chris Gordon, primary preaching pastor at the Escondido United Reformed Church. He’s also the host of Abounding Grace Radio (San Diego, Phoenix, Seattle/Vancouver) and on the web. Chris preached on Genesis 22 . . . Continue reading →

The Christmas Story As You’ve Never Heard It Before

When we think of Christmas, we probably don’t think of Genesis 19 and Lot’s daughters. It’s one of the more difficult stories in Scripture. It’s an ugly story of doubt and worse. As Pastor Gordon notes, in this sermon, some have said . . . Continue reading →

This Christian Life

Next to The White Horse Inn, one of my favorite radio programs is This American Life starring Ira Glass. I stumbled across this show several years ago, and for a while I did not understand why I was so attracted to it. Glass does not . . . Continue reading →