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  • 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
  • The Need for Perfect Obedience

    from Derek Thomas Sep 09, 2017 Category: Articles

    There are only two ways of salvation: by the law or by grace. If salvation is to happen by the law, perfect obedience is necessary. There can be no blemishes or shortcomings, for the law will never show mercy. It knows nothing of grace or forgiveness. Keep Reading
  • One of the Greatest Questions We Can Ever Ask

    from Derek Thomas Jun 25, 2016 Category: Articles

    Given the universal, pervasive sinfulness of human beings, how can anyone ever be in a right relationship with God? More particularly, how can a human being ever be in a right relationship with a holy God? More particularly still, how is it possible for a just God to justify a sinner? That is one of the greatest questions we can ever ask. Keep Reading

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