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  • $5 Friday: Reformed Theology, John Calvin, & Scripture

    from Nathan W. Bingham Oct 13, 2017 Category: Articles

    It's time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week's resources include such topics as John Calvin, Reformed theology, Scripture, John Knox, the Papacy, salvation, money, and more. Keep Reading
  • The Death of Ulrich Zwingli

    from William Boekestein Oct 11, 2017 Category: Articles

    It was early on the morning of October 11, 1531. The first rays of the morning sun filtered through dew-laden pine trees, and between the stone and wood buildings surrounding the city square called “charity.” Typically, the square would have come to life gradually, the way a person likes to wake up when he has no plans for the day. But on this early morning the usually quiets streets of Zurich Switzerland teemed with frantic activity. An angry and hungry army of several thousand Roman Catholics—half starved by an unfortunate Protestant embargo—had crossed into the Protestant state of Zurich, Switzerland two days earlier.   Keep Reading
  • The Incomparable Benefit of Faith in Christ

    from Sinclair Ferguson Oct 07, 2017 Category: Articles

    Salvation that is of God alone, by grace alone, through faith alone, is ours only in Christ alone. In On the Freedom of a Christian, Martin Luther underscored the “incomparable benefit” of faith in Christ, namely, union with Him.   Keep Reading
  • The Breath of God

    from Derek Thomas Sep 30, 2017 Category: Articles

    Expository preaching is a necessary corollary of the doctrine of the God-breathed nature of Scripture. The idea is not so much that God breathed into the Scriptures, but that the Scriptures are the product of His breathing out. Independent of what we may feel about the Bible as we read it, Scripture maintains a "breath of God" quality. Thus, the preacher is to make God's Word known and make it understandable. He is to limit himself to it without adding or subtracting. Keep Reading

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