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Gospel Glimpses

Gospel Glimpses is all about getting a fresh look at the Good News brought and blood bought by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

“An Act Of Pure Evil!”

Al Mohler Searching for Meaning in Las Vegas Evil points to a necessary moral judgment made by a moral authority greater than we are — a transcendent and supernatural moral authority: God.   Only the Christian worldview, based in the Bible, can explain why moral facts exist.   Today, most Americans awoke to news from…

Let Trials Bless

Romans 5:3 More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance … This is a promise in essence if not in form. We have need of patience, and here we see the way of getting it. It is only by enduring that we learn to endure, even as by swimming men…

How To Have Faith When You’re Afraid

Paul Tripp   Do you ever feel as if your Christian faith is like a roller coaster ride?   Sometimes my spiritual life feels that way.   There are seasons when my faith feels sky high and rock solid. I’m confident in the Lord’s plans for my life, my identity is secure in Christ alone,…

A Common Lust – Yours?

Ken Sande   I share a lust with St. Augustine. Although he was a pillar of the church, he regularly prayed, “O Lord, deliver me from this lust of always vindicating myself.”   We all inherited this lust from our original parents, who invented the art of excusing sin by blaming others. Genesis 3:9-13 But…

A New Command For Our Old Broken World

Scotty Smith “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:34-35 Lord Jesus, the evil events over the weekend in Charlottesville, VA, break our hearts and fuel…

What’s Fair

Joni Eareckson Tada   “Who has understood the mind of the Lord, or instructed him as his counselor? Whom did the Lord consult to enlighten him, and who taught him the right way? Who was it that taught him knowledge or showed him the path of understanding?” Isaiah 40:13-14 Have you ever walked into a…

The Blessing Of Affliction?

Charles Spurgeon   And you said, ‘Behold, the Lord our God has shown us his glory and greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire. This day we have seen God speak with man, and man still live. – Deut 5:24 ESV   God’s great design in all His…

Why We Don’t Lose Heart

John Piper Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. (2 Corinthians 4:16) Paul can’t see the way he used to (and there were no glasses). He can’t hear the way he used to (and there were no hearing aids). He doesn’t recover from beatings the way he…