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Law and Gospel from a Bunch of Dead Lutherans

April 7, 2015
Law and Gospel from a Bunch of Dead Lutherans

  If you want the text of the quotes, you can download this PDF file. Dr. R. Scott Clark, Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Seminary in California (Escondido), recently wrote a very helpful piece on how law-and-gospel-distinction is not a recent innovation or “Lutheran,” as some folks insist out of ignorance or deceit (or […]

Evangelistic Tract Idea

March 31, 2015
Evangelistic Tract Idea

Tom Oates is rector of Christ Church of Hamilton and Wenham, Massachusetts. His idea of an evangelism tract would be a a card on which was written three statements: He said that most unbelievers will agree with the first two statements, but usually not with the third. So the unbeliever would be on his way to […]

3 Reasons Why Filipinos Need RPW

March 18, 2015
3 Reasons Why Filipinos Need RPW

... that is, the Regulative Principle of Weddings, and the Necessity of Reforming Filipino Weddings. Your wedding can be simple and solemn, not elaborate, but yet beautiful, dignified, and most of all, God-honoring.

The Noisiest “Secret” Rapture Ever

March 27, 2014
The Noisiest “Secret” Rapture Ever

No worries, Mrs. Graham-Lotz. Disappearing people, crashing planes, trains and cars, will be the LEAST of man's problems on that day. Because that DAY is JUDGMENT DAY.

What Calvinist Revival?

January 6, 2014
What Calvinist Revival?

Dr. Jones says that Calvin believed that “civic engagement is the main form of obedience to God”; and “Calvin did not read Scripture literally”; and often, Calvin “is misquoting it, and he makes up Scripture passages that don’t exist.” Never heard or read of THAT Calvin before.

What a Reformed Pastor of an “Evangelical” Church Needs to Do

November 28, 2013
What a Reformed Pastor of an “Evangelical” Church Needs to Do

The experience has been like finding an oasis in a desert. It has been like discovering a GPS after meandering blindly through an unknown country.

I hope your infants and little children are baptized into the covenant of grace

November 6, 2013
I hope your infants and little children are baptized into the covenant of grace

J. C. Ryle writes that if Jesus wasn't circumcised on the eighth day, he would be "regarded by all Jews as nothing better than an uncircumcised Gentile and an apostate from the faith of the fathers."

Reflecting on Scott Clark’s “Are Reformed ‘Evangelical’ or ‘Evangelicals’?”

October 25, 2013
Reflecting on Scott Clark’s “Are Reformed ‘Evangelical’ or ‘Evangelicals’?”

"Most “evangelicals” today can’t tell you the evangel and there’s no consensus on what the Christian life looks like. Asking evangelicals to do evangelism and discipleship is like asking a hospice patient to lift weights. It’s not only fruitless it’s cruel." ~ R. Scott Clark

Top 7 Reasons Why I’m Not Pentecostal-Charismatic

October 17, 2013
Top 7 Reasons Why I’m Not Pentecostal-Charismatic

"They weren’t satisfied with the sufficiency of God’s Holy Word, the Holy sacraments as instituted by Christ, and the decent and orderly piety as instituted by the apostles... The modern renewal of the early Anabaptists, the Charismatic and Pentecostal movements, seek to reproduce apostolic phenomena." ~ R. Scott Clark

Two Salvation Plans Contrasted

September 13, 2013
Two Salvation Plans Contrasted

The Roman Catholic Church's salvation plan is in stark opposition to the Holy Scripture's teachings.

How Leviticus 9 Informs Our Worship Service

August 28, 2013
How Leviticus 9 Informs Our Worship Service

Our current sermon series is Leviticus 9 in which we study and meditate on the offerings described in this chapter and elsewhere.

To Young Evangelicals: Don’t Swim from Willow Creek to the Tiber; Swim to Lake Geneva

July 19, 2013
To Young Evangelicals: Don’t Swim from Willow Creek to the Tiber; Swim to Lake Geneva

So if you're one of those "young evangelicals" whose minds have been emptied out by the mindless cacophony of your "Willow Creek" church, don't swim back to the Tiber. You have another option, a great one: swim to "Lake Geneva" where your minds will be fed with "true, deep, intellectually robust spirituality" of the 16th century Protestant Reformation.

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