Denny’s Blog 2016-10-29T15:10:43-05:00

Gospel Arrow Emotion and Illustration

When pointed and sharp gospel arrows strike a human heart, the impact is felt. In fact, the impact must be felt. The Westminster Divines tell us that those who preach and teach must set forth the truth so that those listening “feel the word of [...]

By | August 19th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Sharpen Your Gospel Arrows

A solid gospel message is a gospel arrow. See my explanation of Psalm 45:5, “Your arrows are sharp; The peoples fall under You; Your arrows are in the heart of the King's enemies.” Click here. If a gospel arrow accomplishes its task, it follows a [...]

By | August 12th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

The Mechanics of Gospel Archery

The mechanics of archery sets forth a precise sequence of steps to launch an arrow to a target. If the target is at some distance, one must aim high so that the arrow follows a precise arc in order to reach and hit the target. [...]

By | August 5th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Gospel Arrows

“Your arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; the peoples fall under you. (Ps. 45:5). There is little doubt that Psalm 45:5 speaks of Jesus Christ, His enemies, and the weapons of His warfare. Hebrews 1:8 quotes the very next verse, Psalm [...]

By | July 29th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Contradiction and Non-Contradiction

We often assume divine sovereignty and human freedom are irreconcilable. We presume they are contradictory. However, we do find them side by side in the Bible. The doctrines, therefore, cannot contradict each other. A common article of proper thinking is the so-called law of non-contradiction. [...]

By | July 22nd, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Divine Sovereignty, Human Freedom

When we discuss divine sovereignty and human freedom, we must properly define both and not compromise on either. One of the favorite texts relating both sides of the issue is Acts 2: 23. It speaks of the crucifixion of Christ and gives the ultimate and [...]

By | July 15th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Depravity, Freedom, and Evangelism

One of our battles with the world involves free will, sovereignty, and human depravity. Our position on these matters radically affects our evangelism. As a Reformed Presbyterian, I am a Calvinist. I believe, with the Bible, in the absolute sovereignty of God over all things [...]

By | July 8th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Jesus Is Jehovah

Psalm 100 begins with this call, “Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth.” Our versions translate LORD in all caps to indicate the underlying Hebrew is the Name, Yahweh or Jehovah. Paul equates Jehovah with Jesus when he declares of Jesus, God highly exalted [...]

By | July 1st, 2019|Denny's Blog|

The Gospel that Christ is King

Jesus Christ gives us the task of discipling the nations (Matthew 28:19). He does so because He is “King of the Nations” (Revelation 15:3). He has been given all authority in heaven and on earth (Matthew 28:18). We, therefore, affirm, “A nation, being a moral [...]

By | June 24th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

The Sum of the Ten: Contenetment

When the apostle Paul says, “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13), guess what he has in mind? He is not thinking about speaking to big crowds and persuading thousands. He is not thinking about overcoming big obstacles to complete [...]

By | June 17th, 2019|Denny's Blog|