Tag Archives: Charles Wesley

“Unfathomable Mystery”

In the Sermon this past Sunday I made a passing reference to a J.I. Packer quote on the Incarnation. Here is the fuller quote for your edification. Dr. Packer wrote: It is here, in the thing that happened at the … Continue reading

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No Condemnation

“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” –Romans 8:1 Ray Ortlund wrote: Two great armies clash on the battlefield of life—the people of God and the sins that would defeat them. God’s people do … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Meditation

Arise, my Soul, Arise by Charles Wesley Arise, my soul, arise; shake off thy guilty fears The bleeding sacrifice in my behalf appears Before the throne my surety stands Before the throne my surety stands My name is written on … Continue reading

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Christmas Planned Long in Advance

We are officially in what we often refer to as the Christmas season. As we approach December 25th there will be many celebrations with co-workers, family and friends. If you are like my wife, you have made plans, arrangements, and … Continue reading

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Contemplate the Lyrics

Music and song are a gift from God! When it comes to the congregational singing in the weekly worship service, I believe most people would describe it as an encouraging time. Our time of worship through song should also be … Continue reading

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Truly Miraculous

The Christmas season is upon us! I recently read the following sentence that quickly reminded me of what we truly celebrate at Christmas. It also recalled me to the act of frequent contemplation upon the Christmas miracle. Carl Trueman wrote; … Continue reading

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The Incarnation

Tomorrow is Christmas Day, the day that we celebrate the birth of Christ…Emmanuel, God with us. The Gospel of John says, “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the … Continue reading

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