Tag Archives: Jared Wilson

Favorite Books Read in 2015

Over the past several years I’ve done a favorite book list. Each year I aim for specific criteria in giving the list. First, the book must be generally edifying for any Christian. In other words, not a specialized work with … Continue reading

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Gospel Graduates?

I often say from the pulpit that none of us are, nor ever will be, “gospel graduates.” Many have made this point throughout church history. Here is one contemporary example from Jared Wilson’s book, Gospel Deeps. If the gospel is … Continue reading

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The Seed of the Woman

Here are the sources regarding my comments in Sunday’s sermon on Jesus addressing His mother as “woman” in John’s Gospel (2:4, 19:26). Remember how Paul says that when the time was fully come, God sent his Son. He describes Jesus … Continue reading

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Truly Natural

This summer while reading Ray Ortlund’s book, The Gospel, there was a thought he shared from Jurgen Moltmann that has been etched in my mind. While not endorsing all of Moltmann’s conclusions, Ortlund shared the following from him: “Jesus’ healings … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List

I am thankful to be on a vacation with my family this week. Vacation is for family first, but I try to make time to read as well. Coupled with a few weeks out of the pulpit, I hope to … Continue reading

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Beware of Gospel Fatigue

From Jared Wilson’s book, Gospel Deeps: Are we in danger of gospel fatigue? This is a real danger. Not that the gospel may be worn out, but that we may grow tired of hearing about it. Some believe the gospel … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books of 2012

Below I have given a top ten list of my favorite books read during 2012 (this is not necessarily a list of books published in 2012). My purpose in doing this is to share books that have been impactful on … Continue reading

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Resources on Gospel-Powered Sanctification

The sermon this morning was entitled Gospel-Powered Sanctification. I wanted to offer what are, in my opinion, some of the best resources for further study and reflection on this subject. Each of these resources approaches the subject from a slightly … Continue reading

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New Identity

In the blog post last week I looked at faith. Seeking help from historic confessions as well as contemporary writers, I sought to define it and describe what it looks like. By grace alone, through faith alone the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Infinite Gospel

In a previous post, Two Things Needed, I spoke of the depths of the Gospel and how it could never be exhausted. We must dwell and press into the Gospel daily; we never move on to something better or deeper … Continue reading

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