How Long, Oh Lord, Until You Return?

In preparation for this coming Sunday’s message on the four parables of the Olivet Discourse, I read a fantastic statement by Michael Wilkins: “The way one thinks about the Lord’s return will eventually influence what one says and how one acts. Perhaps the...

Two Reasons to Give Jesus Preeminence

I’ve long had an appreciation for the concept of giving Jesus first place in our lives. I don’t know too many pastors that wouldn’t love to see more and more people making Jesus the number one priority. When the apostle Paul wrote to the Colossians,...

John Owen on Christ’s Glory

I can’t stop meditating upon a statement that John Owen wrote in the first chapter of The Glory of Christ. Owen was an English theologian who lived in the 17th century; his works are still considered classic. Owen and his wife had eleven children, though only...