Tag Archives: Michael Reeves

Resurrection Hope

The resurrection is as true today, in the middle of our mundane week, as it was this past Sunday. Below is a sermon from The Ligonier National Conference 2016. I hope you find Michael Reeves’ exposition of the good news of … Continue reading

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Reformation Snapshot

As we are on the heels of Reformation Day, it seems to me a Reformation snapshot is in order. Let’s look at a forerunner of the Reformation, Jan Hus (1372-1415). Hus was priest and rector of Bethlehem Chapel in Prague, … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

Today, the 39th day after Resurrection Sunday, is Ascension Day. Every aspect of Christ’s work (His birth, life, death, resurrection, ascension, session, and return) is necessary for our salvation. I hope the following quotes offer both “light and heat” as … Continue reading

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The Necessity (and Beauty) of the Resurrection

Charles Hodge: If He rose, the gospel is true. If He did not rise, it is false. If He rose…his sacrifice has been accepted as a satisfaction to divine justice, and his blood as a ransom for many. (Systematic Theology … Continue reading

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Glorify God

If I had to guess, I would say that the most known catechism question from the Confessions of the Protestant Reformation is the Westminster Shorter Catechism’s first question. Q: 1. What is man’s primary purpose? A: Man’s primary purpose is … Continue reading

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Favorite Books Read in 2014

I debated on doing a favorite book list as I have done in years past. However, after looking back through my reading log I decided there were some books that demanded to be mentioned. In the past I have listed … Continue reading

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The Seed of the Woman

Here are the sources regarding my comments in Sunday’s sermon on Jesus addressing His mother as “woman” in John’s Gospel (2:4, 19:26). Remember how Paul says that when the time was fully come, God sent his Son. He describes Jesus … Continue reading

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No Ivory Towers

This morning during the sermon I made some unplanned remarks about several figures from the reformation and puritan periods. My point was to show that they were well acquainted with suffering and were by no means ivory tower theologians. These … Continue reading

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A Candle and Supper

On this day in 1555, Bishops (Church of England) Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley were burned at the stake under the reign of Mary I. The Unquenchable Flame is one of my favorite little books on the Reformation written by … Continue reading

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Christ Our All

Michael Reeves is quickly becoming one of my favorite contemporary authors. I have recommended his books on the Reformation and the Trinity in the past. Today I finished his most recent book, Christ Our Life. Yep, you guessed it, I heartily … Continue reading

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