PETA?

[A follow-up piece to the sermon on Genesis 9:3-4.] After the flood, God renewed the covenant of grace with Noah and his sons and the rest of creation. One provision God made for man had to do with food. "Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the... Continue Reading →

Capital Punishment?

[A follow-up piece to the sermon on Genesis 9.] After the flood, God renewed the covenant of grace with Noah and his sons and the rest of creation. One principle established by God in this covenant is the sanctity of human life. We have seen that man, as God’s image-bearer, must promote life and protect... Continue Reading →

God is Dead?

PARABLE OF THE MADMANHave you not heard of that madman who lit a lantern in the bright morning hours, ran to the market place, and cried incessantly: “I seek God! I seek God!” As many of those who did not believe in God were standing around just then, he provoked much laughter. “Has he got... Continue Reading →

Rules for Parents

Christ Covenant Church Jon Marq Toombs 25 February 2018 Sermon Text: Colossians 3:21 Rules for Parents Second Sunday of Lent Listen or Download Audio [ sketch notes ] "When God called Abraham and Sarah to be our ancestors in the faith, the decisive act was to make them parents." -- Eugene Peterson Introduction This is... Continue Reading →

Dashed to Pieces?

Assyria dashed infants to pieces in warfare. America dashes them to pieces in the womb. While the numbers are slowly but surely declining, it is a sad fact that people living in the United States of America still terminate about 1 million pregnancies per year. More to the point, about 1 million unborn babies per... Continue Reading →

iTunes Podcast

Click on this link for Redemptive-Historical preaching that points to and centers on the good news of the person and work of Jesus Christ from the Old and New Testaments. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/christ-covenant-church-in-mesquite/id1323911060

Jesus and Breaking News

In the wake of last week’s horrific shooting, the popular slogan “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” no longer applies. What happened in Vegas has spilled out into the streets, spread across social media platforms, and shocked other states of the Union and beyond. As with any tragedy of this magnitude, there are so... Continue Reading →

Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport?

In a mysterious twist of providence, the tragic shooting at Las Vegas and the release of the new film Calvinism happened on the same day. That brought to my mind Richard Mouw's fine little book Calvinism in a Las Vegas Airport. The book opens with a re-telling of a scene from the movie Hardcore. A stodgy Christian... Continue Reading →

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