Author Archives: Bruce Henry

A Meditation on Psalm 50

Father, you are in need of nothing.  The whole earth is yours.  If you were hungry, you would eat whatever you wanted.  If you were thirsty, you would drink whatever you wanted.  Anything that you ordain to come to pass … Continue reading

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What is the Gospel?

Excerpt from What is the Gospel? by Greg Gilbert MAN THE SINNER I just paid a parking ticket the other day. It was easy. I read the charge against me, flipped the ticket over, checked the box that said “I … Continue reading

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Bethlehem’s Supernatural Star

From Solid Joys by John Piper “Where is he who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.” (Matthew 2:2) Over and over the Bible baffles our … Continue reading

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The Language of Experience

For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his … Continue reading

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Marked by the Almighty

“When Moses came down from Mount Sinai, with the two tablets of the testimony in his hand as he came down from the mountain, Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because he had been talking … Continue reading

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Rats in the Cellar

“We begin to notice, besides our particular sinful acts, our sinfulness; begin to be alarmed not only about what we do, but about what we are. This may sound rather difficult, so I will try to make it clear from … Continue reading

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The Sovereignty of God in the Genealogy of Jesus

“which he [God] promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh” (Romans 1:2–3 ESV) “But in Jeremiah 22:30, in the chapter just before the one prophesying “a … Continue reading

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The Gospel of God

“Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,” (Romans 1:1 ESV) A slave. Paul viewed himself as a slave (Greek word for servant is also translated “slave”) of Jesus. He was … Continue reading

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Boice on Romans

“We cling to man-centered, need oriented teaching. And our churches show it! They are successful in worldly terms-big buildings, big budgets, big everything-but they suffer from a poverty of soul” Page 10 “The fundamental human problem is not to understand … Continue reading

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John Owen on Romans

John Owen writes in the Introduction to Calvin’s Commentary on Romans: “We have set before us in this Epistle especially two things, which it behoves us all rightly to understand — the righteousness of man and the righteousness of God … Continue reading

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