If there is a God who created us, if we have all sinned against him, and if there is reason to believe that he will call us to account for our conduct, all which principles
Is Sermon Application Legalism? "Why is it so important to believe that application is a friend of the gospel? In the name of gospel centrality, preachers may be tempted to downplay or neglect preaching imperatives.
Finally, the wars which, from the earliest period of history, have desolated the earth, grievous as they are to a feeling mind, contain in them nothing surprising. The Scriptures, with singular propriety, describe the world
Stop Domesticating God Speaking about Genesis 1:28, Brianna Lambert writes, "One way humans can follow this command is by using the plants in the soil and the beasts on the land. We are meant to
Let us examine a little more minutely the spirit in which the Scriptures are written. It is this which constitutes their holy beauty, distinguishes them from all other writings, and affords the strongest evidence of
The Problem of Gospel-less Gospel-Centered Sermons In this post, J.A. Medders notes, "My great concern is that while our generation has grown in preaching and teaching in a gospel-centered way, we are forgetting the whole
The persecutions which have been carried on against religion are grievous to humanity, and equally repugnant to justice and to good policy; but they are not in the least surprising. There was not a truth
The Bitter Splinters of Marburg This is a helpful post by Michael A.G. Haykin in which he uses the debate between Luther and Zwingli to highlight the importance of understanding the possible results of disagreements
If a brazen mirror were found in some remote, uninhabited island, it might be a doubtful matter how it came thither; but if it properly reflected objects, there could be no doubt of its being
Emerging From Our Trials Unscathed Here Tim Challis notes, "We are to pass through our trials unscathed by them all, unsullied and unharmed. We will not be unchanged, of course, and neither should we be.