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Last Sunday evening I preached the first installment of a mini-series on covenant family life. Colossians 3:18 deals with the calling of a Christian wife. To listen click here. As a follow-up, I included an article on submission in our church newsletter. The article can be obtained here. Enjoy!
Our 2013 Reformation Conference took place this weekend and was even better than expected. God blessed and used Dr. David Murray to help us appreciate John Knox and his contributions to the Reformation. The preaching on Sunday was excellent....[ abbreviated | read entire ]
This is October, and October means that our annual Reformation Conference is fast approaching. Last year we had Mr. Bebo Elkin who spoke to us about the Westminster Assembly. This year promises to be equally edifying, as we have Dr. David Murray...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In my daily devotions this year I’ve been using a wonderful resource called The Valley of Vision. This thin volume is a collection of prayers from the Puritans. It is published by the Banner of Truth Trust. Each day I read aloud one of...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In this sermon on the eighth commandment we look at the heart issues underlying the sin of stealing. Particularly, we consider the sin of greed. This sparked some discussion on the nature of greed and how it compares to godly industry. This...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
God is in charge! We say that, we know that, we believe that, and we forget that. But God is in charge! To remind the Israelites of His overarching and enduring sovereignty, God tells his servant Jeremiah that “At one moment I might speak...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
A friend from church recently suggested that I post an article I'd written for our church newsletter on the Regulative Principle of Worship. This is a link to my article entitled A Layman's Guide to the RPW. This is an important part of Reformed...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
If you expect that this blog will divulge the secrets of the Pastor’s study, you are going to be sorely disappointed. It is not that I am unwilling to describe the process I go through in preparing a sermon. It is just that my intention is...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
2 Peter 3:13 But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells. As Peter contemplated the coming day of the Lord, he focused on the future. According to God’s own promise, there...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Among the inherent problems of this season of the year is the distinct impression that Jesus is a mere baby lying in a manger – to all intents and purposes helpless and dependent. Cute and cuddly, no doubt! But is such a child to be feared?