January

The Greatest Need in the Church for 2005

The year is still young enough to make the question of what the church needs most in 2005 an appropriate one. Our answers may vary. The Church has many pressing needs. A vacant church may think its most pressing need is a new minister, whereas,... next...

Another Year With God

“Therefore, know that the Lord your God, He is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and mercy for a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep His commandments.” (Deuteronomy 7:9) As you read this article, you will... next...

We Confess An Exposition & Application of the Belgic Confession

“When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead” (Rev. 1:17). When the Apostle was brought into the presence of Christ he was humbled and awed in silence. This is the effect of being in the presence of our Savior. It is no different... next...

What Really Unites Us

I have always been a little jealous of Reformed Churches referencing their creedal standards as The Three Forms of Unity. That is what Creeds or Confessions are for - to unify us in the Body of Christ. Contrary to how we think of our Standards,... next...

The Tale of Two Cities

Is God in control? Or are we victims of circumstance? Fatalists believe whatever happens will happen. If God does not control our lives then everything is uncertain. If He is our God then we can be confident of the future. It is not easy to... next...

Looking Above A Series on The Revelation of Jesus Christ

“The Church in the Midst of the World: Called Back to Christ” Revelation 3:14-22 The last of these seven letters, the letter to the church of Laodicea, is the most sobering of them all. In every other letter we read of at least... next...

Evaluating the New Perspective on Paul (15) Justification and a Final Judgment According to Works (Part Two)

According to the reformational understanding of justification, the final judgment, though it involves God’s public acquittal of the believer, is not to be understood as a kind of final or future justification. Because justification is... next...
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