In Praise of Penal Substitutionary Atonement

1 Who has believed our message? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? 2 For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, And like a root out of parched ground; He has no [stately] form or majesty That we should look upon Him, Nor appearance that we should be […]


So what is freedom in the sense of being “free indeed?” I think it is the freedom of being justified.

I kinda sinned and I liked it.

We sin. We’re forgiven. We don’t want to sin. We’re forgiven. We kinda want to sin. We’re forgiven. We don’t sin. We’re forgiven. (For even our righteousness is filthy rags.) Christ and Him crucified; Good enough for me. I know the part that everyone gets hung up with is “We kinda want to sin.” Oh, […]

The Passion in the Propitiation

7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9 By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only […]

The blood of Abel vs. the blood of Jesus

I heard this on a Coral Ridge podcast, and it was so good I wanted to pass it along. I can’t figure out who is speaking but it is an episode entitled “In the Beginning … Grace Part 13”. It doesn’t sound like Tullian Tchividjian, but whoever it is, it is worth your while to […]

Cain’s offering and Abel’s offering

2 And again, she gave birth to his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of flocks, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. 3 So it came about in the course of time that Cain brought an offering to the LORD of the fruit of the ground. 4 And Abel, on his part […]