The Grand Farewell Meditation

“After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was taken up into heaven and He sat at the right hand of God.” Mark 16:19 Christmastime brings with it poinsettias and pageants. Easter comes with snow-white lilies. Ascension Day, however,... next...

You Shall Be My Witnesses

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8 When Jesus had accomplished all that He had come to... next...

Christian Unity: Exposing Counterfeit Unity (3) How Is It Possible?

When you hear the word “unity,” is your local church the first picture that pops into your mind? The Bible suggests that it should be. Towards that end, we are exploring the Bible’s vision for living in communion with the saints.... next...

Bible Studies on Abraham Lesson 5: An Encounter with Two Kings Genesis 14:17–24

In the portion of Genesis that we consider in this lesson, a man who was called Melchizedek seems to appear out of nowhere. He is introduced as the King of Salem; he blessed Abram and received a tenth of the spoils Abram had won in the battle,... next...

Bible Studies on the Life of Abraham Lesson 6: The Covenant – Part One Genesis 15:1–6

Abram was a man who lived by faith. He had heard God’s calling in Ur, witnessed God’s faithfulness in Egypt, and seen God’s power in the battle against the kings of the East. Every time Abram went through a period of crisis,... next...

Meeting Jesus At The Feast Rehearsing Rest: The Sabbaths—Part 2 Leviticus 23:1–3

It’s All About Rest At the base of Sinai, God would give his people seven festivals that would function like individual frames in a reel of film, a series of feasts that would serve to give them glimpses of Messiah’s shadow. There... next...

The Glory of God: Archetypal and Ectypal Part One: The Theophanic Glory

The discipline of Reformed biblical theology—one that accents the progressive, historical unfolding of redemptive revelation—requires us to see Christ in all of Scripture. The famous dictum of Augustine regarding the two Testaments... next...

This is My Outlook

Much of the church today is slipping into the morass of complacency, formalism, and compromise. In many cases the churches have a form of godliness but deny the power thereof. One of the greatest spiritual plagues afflicting the church is the... next...

Bavinck the Dogmatician: The Doctrine of the Covenant (part 1)

(Author’s note: In this and subsequent articles on Herman Bavinck’s Reformed Dogmatics, I will address Bavinck’s view of the covenant, including its relation to the doctrine of election. Though I am skipping over for now the... next...

"A Site to Behold"

I am about to tell you something that might make some Christian publishing houses a little angry with me. But, that is just a risk I am going to have to take in writing this column. So here goes. Did you know that you can access almost everything... next...
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