Showing posts from July, 2015

Scarlet Grace Allan

On July 27 at 19:41 Scarlet Grace Allan was born. Her name is a reminder of how the scarlet blood of Christ redeems us from our scarlet sins and brings us into the riches of God's grace.
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace (Eph. 1:7). Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become as wool (Is. 1:18). Our desire for Scarlet is not that she will be well educated, popular, thoughtful, or athletic, but that she will know the riches of His Grace; living not for herself, but for the glory of God. We know that we cannot force it on her, but that we will need to be a light revealing the good news that she can know God and Jesus Christ. It is scary to think our greatest desire for her is outside of our control.

The Truth on Trial - Part 1

We live in a society of lies, where the only "truth" that seems to matter is our own perception. But, perception does not change reality. The ultimate truth is that God exists, and what He says is true. There is nobody in the world who believes God does not exist.
For His invisible attributes, namely, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. For although they knew God, they did not honour Him as God or give thanks to Him (Rom. 1:21). However, there are many people who pretend that He does not exist. They are not bold or honest enough to admit that the reason they don't want to obey God is because they want to fulfill their own desires, which is why they must suppress the truth.

Unfortunately, their desires cannot change the truth and make it real. The reality is that everyone will be put on trial by the Truth.
And He who was seated on the throne s…