The Depraved Heart

In  Acts 12, Luke wants us to notice not only just the death of James and the deliverance of Peter but rather how longsuffering God is and how depraved men are and he accomplishes this  by showing us the heart of Herod. Just as creation reveals God in all of his glory so the heart […]

“Forgiven and Healed”

We are all so familiar with the story of the paralytic that we often fail to see all of the dynamics and the underlying truth which is: we are all in need of both forgiveness of our sins and healing from our natural human “paralysis.” Thus Mark included this story at the beginning of this […]