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  • Come As You Aren’t

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Oct 15, 2011 Category: Articles

    Too many conversations are far too predictable. Praise the sovereignty of God in salvation and someone will inevitably remind you that God didn’t make robots. You will then remind said friend that dead people are passive people, only to be reminded that God is not willing that any should perish. Warn against the dangers of too much wine, and someone will in turn present the biblical praises for wine, and before long in the back and forth you can count on someone pointing out that sometimes oinos means grape juice. As soon as the conversation begins we know how it will end. Keep Reading
  • Death Does Not Have the Last Word

    from Tim Challies Oct 13, 2011 Category: Articles

    The guns of secular naturalism, when aimed at the Christian faith, resemble not so much shotguns as carefully aimed rifles. The chief target of the naturalist is the biblical doctrine of creation. If the doctrine of creation falls, all of Judeo-Christianity falls with it. Every skeptic understands that. Thus the constant shooting at Genesis 1. Keep Reading
  • Parents, Give Children Clear Instructions

    from Nathan W. Bingham Oct 11, 2011 Category: Articles

    Joel Beeke's latest book, Parenting by God's Promises, now available for pre-order, contains many practical suggestions to help Christian parents raise their children in a way that honors God. Keep Reading
  • If a Leader Falls

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Oct 08, 2011 Category: Articles

    If a man in leadership falls into sin, admits it, repents and turns from it, should he ever lead again in the same role? Keep Reading
  • Do the Creeds Really Matter?

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Oct 01, 2011 Category: Articles

    Of course they do. Reformed theology has always held to a balanced view of the value and importance of church history and historical theology. Unlike Rome and eastern Orthodoxy we deny that tradition is a second source of infallible information, or even that church history can give us an infallible understanding of biblical revelation. Contra the Anabaptists, however, we affirm the great import of the wisdom of our fathers. To turn aside from what the church has always taught is fraught with danger. We affirm that God purifies His church in space and time, and that especially the ecumenical creeds can provide for us guidelines for what constitutes orthodoxy.  Keep Reading
  • There’s Someone Wrong on the Internet

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Sep 24, 2011 Category: Articles

    There have always been men who thought Jesus was coming back on a particular day. There have always been men who believed it quite okay to divorce a wife suffering from Alzheimer’s. There have always been pastors who believe that abortion is an option for moms of conjoined twins. Keep Reading

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