The Perfect Sin Offering Meditation

“He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” —2 Corinthians 5:21 This verse, found at the end of chapter, sums up the entire fifth chapter. In fact, the verse... next...

Theological Liberals

As we serve the Lord in our Reformed congregations across the country, we need to remember that the leaven of theological liberalism is still with us. In this sense the dawn of the twenty-first century is not much different from the beginning... next...

Christian Unity: Exposing Counterfeit Unity (2)

Christian unity is important. In the previous article we underscored four reasons, witnessed by Scripture and experience, why Christian unity should be important to you. First, unity is a good and pleasant thing. Second, disunity is a bad and... next...

Bible Studies on the Life of Abraham Introduction

Genesis has been and continues to be a book of beginnings. The first eleven chapters provide us with the beginning of creation, the beginning of mankind, the beginning of sin, and the beginning of grace. We even saw the beginning of nations... next...

Bible Studies on Abraham Lesson 1: Hearing God’s Call Genesis 11:26–12:9

The beginning of Genesis 12 is so much different from that of Genesis 11. Genesis 11 begins with the construction of a secular building. It shows a people going about their business without God as they try to make a name for themselves without... next...

Bible Studies on the Life of Abraham Lesson 2: The First Test Genesis 12:10–13:4

We like to think that, when we are where God wants us to be, things will go well for us. After all, we are trying to follow God’s will for our lives, so we expect life to be free from testings and trials. But now we see something different... next...

Bible Studies on Abraham Lesson 3: The Second Test Genesis 13:5–18

Paul wrote, “Whatever a man sows, that shall he also reap.” Nowhere is that better illustrated for us than in the life of Abram. God had told the patriarch to leave his father’s country, his father’s people, and his father’s... next...

Meeting Jesus At The Feast Rehearsing Rest: The Sabbaths—Chapter 1 Leviticus 23:1–3

A few years ago, a Christian friend who is a film producer shared an insight with me that changed the way I watch movies. He observed that most good stories—those that resonate with an audience—seem to have similar plot elements.... next...

Singing Christ into Our Hearts: The Importance of Good Hymns and the Danger of Bad Ones

The Apostle Paul exhorted, “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God” (Colossians 3:16).... next...

Reformed Worship & Evangelism against Practical Arminianism

Theology affects practice. Practice affects theology. That is inevitable. Reformed theology has a practice of worship and evangelism that is consistent with its theology, and that sort of evangelism and worship reinforces Reformed theology.... next...
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