Monthly Archives: September 2015

“Sin’s Dominion Ended”

In his book, The Christian Life, Sinclair Ferguson has a chapter entitled “Sin’s Dominion Ended” in which he explains Paul’s argument in Romans 6. I think a brief outline of Ferguson’s exposition will be helpful. He explains as follows: Romans … Continue reading

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Exhausted

During the summer, some of us read through Ray Ortlund’s book, The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ. I have reflected frequently on the words Ortlund shared from John Flavel. He wrote: John Flavel, a Puritan theologian, … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy

The last few weeks I have been reading Os Guinness’ latest book, Fool’s Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion. One of the chapters is dedicated to the problem of hypocrisy among Christians. Guinness writes; “In my view, hypocrisy is … Continue reading

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“Abide With Me”

The hymn below has brought me much comfort the past several years.  Abide with me: fast falls the eventide; the darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide. When other helpers fail and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with … Continue reading

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