Waiting for the Consolation

“Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel.” — Luke 2:25 What are you expecting for this new year, 2014? Where will you find your comfort this... next...

Christ Our High P.R.I.E.S.T.

In 1941 Winston Churchill stood before an eager audience at an all-boys school in war-torn England and spoke these famous words, “Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never... next...

The Eschatological Value of Christ’s Heavenly Priesthood in the Theology of Geerhardus Vos

Several important motifs in the book of Hebrews set it apart from the rest of the New Testament. Most prominent among them is the epistle’s unique emphasis on Jesus Christ’s priestly office as a fulfillment of the old covenant priesthood... next...

Bible Studies on Romans Lesson 30: The Love of God Romans 13:8 -14

One of the chief dangers for a Christian is spiritual backsliding. Many people who grow up in the church take the gospel for granted; therefore, they often neglect the relationship they are to have with God. They know and love the doctrines... next...

Bible Studies on Romans Lesson 31: Passing Judgment Romans 14

In Romans 13, Paul encouraged Christians to fulfill their obligations to the state. In this way, the church would be a positive influence to the world as she reflected the love of Christ in her activities. In Romans 14, Paul turns his attention... next...

Gendercide: Another Abortion Evil

When people think about the women’s rights movement, they usually think of the right to vote. In Canada, that was taken care of in 1918 when women were given the same voting rights as men (Munroe). Most people would probably say that nowadays... next...

Grumpy Old Men & The Reformed Tradition

Where are all the young people going? Why do the visitors never seem to stick? Why have there been so many fights in our church history? Unfortunately, these are common questions in the Reformed tradition. In my years as a pastor, I have been... next...

NAPARC Churches Continued The Canadian and American Reformed Churches (CanAmRC)

The Canadian and American Reformed Churches (CanAmRC), more commonly referred to as the Canadian Reformed Church (CanRC), consists of fifty congregations in Canada and four congregations in the United States. History1 The Netherlands The Canadian... next...

Does God Like Me on Facebook? (Part 1) The Next Generation

I do not have a Facebook account. Go ahead and laugh if you want! I’m secure with who I am. I know who my friends are, and my friends know me. I don’t have a Facebook account, nor do I want one, but I don’t think the Bible... next...

Don’t Be Yourself

“Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” Ephesians 5:1-2 (ESV) An imitation is a copy of the original that is... next...
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