Monthly Archives: April 2012

Trivial or Crucial, Temporal or Eternal

Although the excerpt below from Carl Trueman is addressing a broader conversation on Christian Education, I believe he makes an important point we should heed. Addressing the importance of technique in teaching God’s Word, Trueman addresses a more crucial issue; … Continue reading

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New Identity

In the blog post last week I looked at faith. Seeking help from historic confessions as well as contemporary writers, I sought to define it and describe what it looks like. By grace alone, through faith alone the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Catechism on the Ten Commandments – Part Five

The sermon this Sunday will be on the Seventh Commandment and here are the Catechism questions for the Seventh Commandment. (This Catechism is based on the Second London Baptist Confession of 1689.) Q. 75: Which is the seventh commandment? A. … Continue reading

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Saving Faith

Ephesians 2:8-9 says; “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,  not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” It is evident from this well know verse that … Continue reading

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Catechism on the Ten Commandments – Part Four

The sermon this Sunday will be on the Sixth Commandment and here are the Catechism questions for the Sixth Commandment. (This Catechism is based on the Second London Baptist Confession of 1689.) Q. 72: What is the sixth commandment? A. … Continue reading

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Catechism on the Ten Commandments – Part Three

The sermon this Sunday will be on the Fourth Commandment and here are the Catechism questions for the Fourth Commandment. (This Catechism is based on the Second London Baptist Confession of 1689.) Q. 62: What is the fourth commandment? A. … Continue reading

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Good Friday

I wanted to share a few of my favorite cross-centered quotes: “So in answer to the question, ‘Why the cross?’ we must say God’s holiness demanded it as punishment for our sins, and God’s love provided it to save us … Continue reading

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The Garden of Gethsemane

And they went to a place called Gethsemane. And he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” And he took with him Peter and James and John, and began to be greatly distressed and troubled. And he said to them, “My soul is very sorrowful, … Continue reading

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