Pagan Holidays: Michael Jeshurun on Easter

My note to his article: Very few professing Christians in our day, comparatively speaking, are willing to take an honest, “deep dive,” look into this issue. As with Christmas, the real arguments are either mischaracterized and/or side-stepped altogether. I’m not asking anyone to blindly agree with his arguments… I’m simply asking that you give him…

Christ Altogether Lovely by John Flavel

“[Christ] embraces all things that are lovely: he seals up the sum of all loveliness. Things that shine as single stars with a particular glory, all meet in Christ as a glorious constellation. Col. 1:19, “It pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell.” Cast your eyes among all created beings, survey the…

Election: Self-Knowledge and Free Grace

Those who oppose the “Calvinistic” interpretation of election and predestination often argue that these truths “are not fair.” They say that it doesn’t allow everyone a “chance” to choose Christ (as if anyone, in and of themselves, would ever choose Christ). Those who think this way reveal their belief that they are somehow “good enough,”…

Communion with God: A.W. Pink On Proper Priorities

“The natural man has no desire for communion with God, for he places his happiness in the creature. He prefers everything before Him and glorifies everything above Him. He loves his own pleasures more than God. His wisdom being “earthly, sensual, devilish” (James 3:15), the celestial and divine are outside of his consideration. This appears…