Tag Archives: Mark Dever

Reformation Conversation

Here is a helpful panel discussion from the 2016 Together for the Gospel conference. The discussion is entitled “Courage from the Reformation,” and is a great introduction to a variety of Reformation figures. (The participants left to right are: Albert Mohler, John Piper, … Continue reading

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“Supernatural Love”

In The Compelling Community, Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop wrote: A cold heart that does not love suggests one of two things. Either it has never been forgiven, or it does not appreciate the depth of its forgiveness. In fact, … Continue reading

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Good Reads

If you are looking for some reading ideas as we begin the New Year, I have some suggestions. Here are some books I found particularly helpful this past year. In no particular order: Habits of Grace by David Mathis This … Continue reading

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“Harbor No Illusions”

This week over on the 9 Marks website, the introduction from Mark Dever’s sermon this past Sunday was posted. As many of you know, Dr. Dever is Pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. If politics could be … Continue reading

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Discipleship and Loving the Church

In continuation of the theme of recent posts on loving the church, today I want us to be reminded that love fuels discipleship. Discipleship, or helping one another follow Jesus, takes time and requires sacrifice. If we are going to … Continue reading

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Discipleship and the Long View

Discipleship can be difficult in an age that is not only results-driven, but craves instant results. In general, we are a people who are obsessed with convenience and efficiency. Therefore, when it comes to discipleship we have to take the … Continue reading

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Visible Signs

This Sunday the Redeemer family will have the privilege of witnessing the baptisms of new believers and then partaking of the Lord’s Supper together. As we prepare for this special time of worship I wanted to share the following with … Continue reading

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How to Encourage Gospel Culture

This summer we are going to read through Ray Ortlund’s book, The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ. I know the book was quoted on the blog last week, but at risk of overexposure I hope mentioning … Continue reading

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“Payment God Cannot Twice Demand”

From Whence This Fear and Unbelief By: Augustus Toplady From whence this fear and unbelief? Hath not the Father put to grief His spotless Son for me? And will the righteous Judge of men Condemn me for that debt of … Continue reading

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Discipleship Reading

Recently, Mark Dever suggested five short books to read with a new believer for the purpose of discipleship. He later added two more for a total of 7 or 8 (yes, I’m terrible at math, but it should make sense … Continue reading

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