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  • The Value of Meditating Upon God’s Word

    from Joel Beeke Aug 19, 2017 Category: Articles

    After reading Scripture, we must ask God for light to scrutinize our hearts and lives, then meditate upon the Word. Disciplined meditation on Scripture helps us focus on God. Keep Reading
  • How Do We Glorify God?

    from Joel Beeke Jun 03, 2017 Category: Articles

    The goal of piety is to recognize and praise the glory of God—glory that shines in God’s attributes, in the structure of the world, and in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The desire to glorify God supersedes even the desire for personal salvation in every truly pious person. We were created that God might be glorified in us, and the regenerate yearn to live out this purpose. Furthermore, God redeems, adopts, and sanctifies His people that His glory would shine in them and deliver them from impious self-seeking. As a result, the pious man’s deepest concern is God Himself and the things of God—God’s Word, God’s authority, God’s gospel, God’s truth. He yearns to know more of God and to commune more with Him.   Keep Reading
  • Teach Them: The Joys of Heaven

    from Joel Beeke Mar 04, 2017 Category: Articles

    Our children must learn what it means to enter into the eternal Sabbath, that is, to be freed altogether from sin, to be made perfect in holiness and righteousness, and to worship and serve God and the Lamb in the sanctuary of heaven, world without end. Keep Reading
  • Teach Them: Sanctification and Holiness

    from Joel Beeke Feb 25, 2017 Category: Articles

    We must teach our children to dedicate their lives to Christ in true thankfulness, surrendering their lives to Him and walking in obedience to Him. This is the scriptural definition of a holy life. Sanctification is the process of becoming ever more set apart from sin and devoted to the service of Christ. We will never be completely sanctified this side of heaven, but we must strive for this goal and progress toward it. Keep Reading

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