Author Archives: provref

What If It’s True – A thought on Exclusivity

People are often surprised when a Christian is honest enough to declare that Jesus is the only way of salvation. You can see it in their faces…

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Is Micah Calling for Social Justice?

We live in quite a broken society. I think we all know this already. Even among believers, there is great conflict regarding issues of racial tensions, past…

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The Backwardness of Sin

I wonder sometimes if we, as Christians, truly grasp what happens to the human mind that is captivated by sin. I think, theologically, we can speak true…

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Children of God

Who is a child of God? All human beings are created by God, in God’s image, and for God’s glory. But this is not the same as…

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Healing Wounds Lightly

Which do you prefer, making people happy or making people sad? Would you rather have people like you or dislike you? Would you rather tell people things…

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Grace Towards Good Works

How good works and the grace of God are related ought not be confusing to Christians. This teaching runs all through the New Testament, but many fail…

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Stopping the Pendulum

Sometimes when I think of issues of error, I imagine a pendulum. What I mean is that there is often an overreaction to error that leads to…

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A Lesson in a Dull Chapter

A Lesson in a Dull Chapter Posted on August 16, 2019 by pastortravislv In Nehemiah 3, we have recorded for us a list of those who began work on repairing the…

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A Key To Fearing God

Christians, if we have been biblically taught, we know that we are supposed to be God-fearers. But we do struggle to know what that looks like. I…

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A Deadly Pragmatism

What is better, to do what is right or to do what works? Do the ends justify the means? Can we compromise formal righteousness for a result…

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