March

In Spirit & Truth: The Holy Door

On Christmas Eve, 1999, a live television broadcast from Vatican City showed Pope John Paul II opening the Holy Door in St. Peter’s Basilica. The Holy Door is the main entrance to the Basilica -a huge double door that is usually locked... next...

What We Believe: Concomitants of the Second Advent New Heaven and New Earth (V)

TO ENJOY GOD FOREVER The Westminster Shorter Catechism, one of the better known catechisms of the Reformation, begins with a justifiably famous question and answer: “What is the chief end of man? Man’s chief end to glorify God, and... next...

Book Review: Reformed Confessions Harmonized

Reformed Confessions Harmonized, edited by Joel R. Beeke and Sinclair B. Ferguson, Baker, 1999, $20.00, 271 pages. Reformed Confessions provides us with an excellent tool for teaching doctrine. It harmonizes seven of the most famous creeds associated... next...

Feed My Lambs: Imagebearers (I)

When God made man He did not make him a robot—a mechanical man who could perform tasks automatically at the push of a button. Nor did God make a wax figure with the appearance of flesh, but void of mental or physical power. When God decided... next...

A Masterpiece in Progress

When Jeff Steinberg was born, his father ordered that the mother be told nothing about the little boy’s condtion. Jeff had no arms, and his legs were so malformed that they could not support him. His boyhood was spent in hospitals and... next...

Are Some Fish Too Small?

There was once a young boy who lived near a lake, and the boy loved to fish. He would sit for hours with his cane pole and a can of worms. He often caught quite a few fish—perch and sunfish—and almost all the fish were small. He... next...

The Revelation of Jesus Christ: Studies in the Book of Revelation – #23 The Woman in the Wilderness

Revelation 12:13–17 So important is chapter 12 for the right understanding of the rest of Revelation that we devote three lessons to it. Here the emphasis falls on “wilderness.” Throughout much of the world such places are... next...

The Revelation of Jesus Christ: Studies in the Book of Revelation – #22 The War in the Heavenly Regions

Revelation 12:7–12 Ever since Plato’s day philosophers have been dreaming about a “Utopia.” All of them look for a “new” world with everyone enjoying peace, plenty and prosperity. Men need only unite in offering... next...

The Revelation of Jesus Christ: Studies in the Book of Revelation – #21 The Woman, the Man-Child and the Dragon

Revelation 12:1–6 By this time much of the “drama” of our Lord’s dealings with the world has been set forth. How comforting those earlier chapters were for believer’s in the closing years of John’s life. And... next...

The Revelation of Jesus Christ: Studies in the Book of Revelation – The Lord Christ Confronting His Enemies

In John’s visions the seventh trumpet has already sounded. Heaven’s choirs are resounding with the songs of victory. But for the instruction of His people the Lord Jesus supplies what He knows we need. He sketches now, before the... next...
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