Category: Gaze Into the Gospel

  • A Subtle False Doctrine (1 Timothy 1:4)

    When we think of false doctrine, certain things come to mind: Faith healers Cult groups Works Salvation Or Doctrinal error While this is true, 1 Timothy is very helpful in pointing out the more subtle forms of false doctrine that are in churches, and individuals hold to. Paul focuses on two specific characteristics of subtle […]

  • Winning the War not the Battle With Our Sin-Nature (Joshua 15:14)

    A theme from the book of Joshua is to “claim the land.” This theme comes because Joshua is called by God to conquer the land of Canaan, so Jews can then claim it by driving out final enemies, and building their own houses. Joshua fulfils the call of God by conquering almost all of the […]

  • The Gospel Prioritises Worship Over Work (Deuteronomy 6:4-5)

    This week with the new year coming I’ve been spending lots of time brainstorming and planning for 2022. Lots of questions come to mind in seasons of planning like this What went well (and didn’t go well) last year? How can I do better? And what should be my ministry goals? Along with this I […]

  • You are Not Strong Enough (Matthew 26:40)

    Christ in Matthew 26 has a supper with the disciples bearing not only the pain of Judas coming betrayal, but the disciples abandonment. Jesus knew that in His moment of greatest need, the disciples would not be there. Of course that doesn’t mean they did want to be there! We all know the words of […]

  • Pursuing Lost Sheep (Luke 15:5-6)

    I have a close unsaved friend in the community who is close to accepting Christ. Shortly before my medical furlough to care for my eyes during the summer, we had a long discussion about the Gospel, and I truly believed he would accept the Lord soon. Sadly that didn’t happen During my medical furlough he […]