Devotions

Weekly devotions from pastor Matt

Current Series: 

Identity and Calling in Christ

Gospel Preaching and Sanctification

This series is about the believer's ongoing need to be transformed by the gospel and, therefore, the ongoing need to sit under gospel preaching. I have tried to make this concept as simple and practical as possible. It is, after all, vital that we know what it means to walk in the grace and knowledge of Christ (2 Peter...

The point of this series has been simple. As we behold Jesus in the gospel, Jesus conforms us into His image and likeness. This is the key to true spiritual birth, health, and growth (John 3:3; 10:10; 15:5). As unbelievers need to be saved by the gospel, believers need to be further sanctified by the gospel. This is the...

In part 2 we saw that we know Christ by being spiritually united to Him. But how are we spiritually united to Him? We are on earth. He is in heaven. We are sinners. He is holy. Prior to receiving God's grace, we were alienated from Christ and foreigners to the promises of God. We were hostile to both God's law and God's promise of redemptive love. ...

No matter what passage or topic, I strive to preach the gospel every week and call sinners to repentance and faith. I want you to know that this is not for unbelievers only, but also for believers. This series of devotionals aims to explain, based on Scripture, why children of God need gospel preaching for the sake of their sanctification....