• Chapter 21, Sec. 7-Chapter 22, Sec. 7 by

    The Westminster Confession of Faith has, for hundreds of years, served as the doctrinal foundation of the Reformed churches. In this message, Dr. John Gerstner completes his examination of worship and the Sabbath and looks at the seriousness of oaths …

  • Oaths & Promises by

    In the fifth chapter of Matthew’s gospel, Jesus gave us a code of kingdom ethics that identifies Christians from the rest of the world. One command in particular seems to nullify and even condemn the use of oaths and …

  • Yes or No by

    There are some churches today who say that it is never biblical to take a vow or swear an oath. If all oaths and vows are wrong, how are Christians to understand the use of them in the Bible? Did …

  • By What Shall We Swear by

    If we are going to take an oath, we had better do it right. Unfortunately, many people are committing idolatry when they swear an oath. What is the proper way to swear to an oath, and under what conditions shall …

  • With Clarity and Good Conscience by

    We’ve all been victims of a broken promise; but if we are honest, we recognize that we don’t always follow through with what we say either. So, on what grounds are we justified when reneging on our vows …

  • The Weight of the Vow by

    When a person takes an oath or vow appealing to the name of God, that person is placing the value of God’s name on that promise. It takes only a moment to realize what a fearful thing it is …

  • In God’s Name by

    How much holy fear overtakes you when you take a vow? Have you sworn to God in dealings with friends or family when pressed for the truth? How seriously did you take that oath? Thinking of this in this message …

  • Keeping the Pledge by

    When we take a pledge we are expected to keep it because there are others who are expecting and planning on us to follow through.  But are we to keep our promises unconditionally? Is there ever a situation when we …

  • The Word of a Man by

    Righteousness and holiness are to be our ultimate pursuits. But what exactly does that mean? How does that flesh itself out in the real world? Looking at what it means to be a man of integrity, Dr. Sproul discusses spiritual …