Desiring a “Clean Heart”

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.” (Psalm 51:10). As these words are being written we, in our part of the world, are only haltingly entering into the spring season. As you, dear reader, read... next...

Educating our Children Part One

A Threefold Cord A Reformed education is the strength of our covenant children. Solomon in his wisdom wrote in the last part of verse 12 of Ecclesiastes 4, “a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” Have you ever seen one of those... next...

Looking Back

Candidates for the ministry often have a tendency to push an agenda of their own making. They are going to fix what they think is wrong with the church. One almost gets the impression that the church has been waiting for exactly this moment... next...

Needs Which Wives Need Met At Home Part Three

Thus far in this series of studies concerning “Needs Which Our Wives Need Met At Home”, we have considered the fact that we must give to our wives the gift of Time -Time which results in God-honoring, Christ-centered companionship... next...

The Doctrine of the Antithesis A Lost Doctrine

In Gen. 3:15 we read that God said “I will put enmity between thee (Satan) and the Woman, (God’s people - the church) and between thy seed and her seed. It shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.” This is a most... next...

Mid-America Reformed Seminary Celebrates Seventeenth Commencement

Mid-America Reformed Seminary celebrated her seventeenth commencement ceremony on Friday evening, May 17, 2002 at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Hammond, Indiana. The Rev. Alan Lutz of Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) addressed the graduates... next...

Openness Theology: What Shall We Think?

It was on Pentecost that Peter proclaimed that Jesus was delivered over to crucifixion by the “foreknowledge of God” (Acts 2:23). For centuries the church has rightly understood that God knows beforehand the things that will happen... next...

The Cost of Disobeying God’s Word

In the book of 1 Chronicles we read some interesting history. In Chapter 13 we read that King David gathered all Israel together to bring the Ark of God back to Jerusalem. They put it on a cart and proceeded to go to Jerusalem. But on the way... next...

Reformed Evangelism “Election and the ‘Free Offer’ of the Gospel” Part Five

A Contradiction in Terms? One of the common objections among some Reformed believers to the free offer of the gospel is that it violates the norms of consistency and coherence. To affirm simultaneously the teachings of unconditional, particular... next...

Sound Bites Torch and Trumpet 1964

January 1964 “It is oversimplification to contend that the government teaches only the ‘secular’ - it teaches one of several controversial views of the secular, namely the secularist or man-centered view.” * * * * *... next...
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