A Brief Devotion: Bitterness, pt4

Hebrews 12:6, "For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives." We don’t become bitter when life is going great. We become sinfully bitter when we respond to the hurts of life with anger, rooted in unbelief, that is not processed through the lens of God’s purposes. The antidote … Continue reading A Brief Devotion: Bitterness, pt4

Hebrews 12:1-2, Fix Your Eyes on Jesus

The following sermon was prepared by Ps Johann Odendaal. Click here: Hebrews 12:1-2, to download or stream the audio sermon, or click here: Hebrews 12:1-2, for the video version. Alternatively, you can read the notes below, or follow along as you watch or listen. Scripture Reading: Hebr.12:1-2 Title: Fix your eyes on Jesus INTRODUCTION In chapter 12 … Continue reading Hebrews 12:1-2, Fix Your Eyes on Jesus

A Brief Devotion: Growing By Grace, pt2

Hebrews 12:14, "Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord." There is often a fear that pursuing holiness will lead Christians to abandon grace and become legalists. As we pursue holiness, Jerry Bridges says that we must keep in mind that “regardless of our performance, we … Continue reading A Brief Devotion: Growing By Grace, pt2