Blessed Assurance Meditation

Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” John 3:3 In John 3 we read of a wise old ruler by the name of Nicodemus who came to Jesus by night. The... next...

Francesco Turrettini (1547–1628): Pilgrim of Faith

“And what if God puts you to a difficult test by bringing to you the necessity of leaving all to follow Him, to leave your country, to abandon your parents, your friends, your goods, and your possessions, and to break off all the attachments... next...

Report on Classis Central United States of the United Reformed Churches in North America

Convening at Covenant Reformed Church of Pella, Iowa, July 14–15, 2009 Two men moved closer to becoming ministers of the Word and sacraments at a recent meeting of Classis Central US of the United Reformed Churches in North America. Meeting... next...

Famine in the House of Bread Ruth 1:1ff

All good stories are generally divided into three basic parts: a problem, an unraveling, and a solution. Following this pattern, Ruth’s narrative has an opening scene that introduces us to a genuine predicament. As the story opens,... next...

Bethlehem: A New Direction for the Future

Ruth is filled with indicators that God will restore his people from the grip of death and set them in a new direction of life for the future. Samuel weaves this theme into the fabric of the story of Ruth using even the city of Bethlehem as... next...

Piety with Proper Bounds: John Calvin on Christian Worship

One of the trends among Christians today is a desire for only practical Bible messages. People do not want to hear about religious topics that are irrelevant to their faith-walk. In many ways this is an inappropriate demand since all true theology... next...

Looking Above A Series on The Revelation of Jesus Christ Revelation 13:1–10

In our study of Revelation 12 we were confronted with the great fiery red dragon, that serpent of old called the Devil and Satan. He is the dragon that deceives the whole world, the great enemy of our souls. As if the dragon of chapter 12 were... next...

Christ Our Prophet

God Speaks Through His Prophet Jesus; Jesus Heard the Father; Jesus Reveals the Father; We Confess Jesus Christ Our Prophet On September 11, when the airplanes struck the two towers and the Pentagon, the nation... next...

RYS Convention July 27–31, 2009 Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Some would say that it is insanity to spend a total of thirty-five hours riding in a bus to spend five days in the sweltering heat of North Carolina. If you are one of those people, then you must never have gone to an RYS convention, because,... next...

LOGOS Conference Draws 82 Young Adults

Since 1998, Reformed Youth Service (RYS) has had two Logos conferences each year, one in the summer and one in the winter. To those who attend or help make it happen it is known as Logos, although it is pronounced “logoes.” In Greek... next...
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