Posts from January 2017

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Spiritual flourishing

by Ryan Kron

“He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers.” (Psalm 1:3) “The psalmist here uses a metaphor to confirm the statement he made in the preceding verse. He shows us how those who fear […]

Nothing provokes opposition more than….

by Ryan Kron

“Nothing provokes opposition more than the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It emphasizes such unpalatable doctrines such as the reality of human sin and guilt, the reality of God’s wrath and judgement, the impossibility of self-salvation, the necessity of the cross, the freeness of eternal life, and the danger of eternal death. These truths undermine human […]

To all those who love Christ and his gospel

by Ryan Kron

“Without the gospel everything is useless and vain; without the gospel we are not Christians; without the gospel all riches is poverty, all wisdom, folly before God; strength is weakness, and all the justice of man is under the condemnation of God. But by the knowledge of the gospel we are made children of God, […]

A Prayer for the New Year

by Ryan Kron

“My Good and Gracious Father, You have brought me safely through another year. This was a year in which I saw and experienced so much of your goodness. You were good when you gave, and you were good when you took away; you were good when the sun shined upon me and you were good […]