• Jesus the Christ

    Matthew 16:16

    When we refer to Jesus as the Christ, we are saying that He is our all-sufficient Prophet, Priest, and King. We trust in Him alone because He speaks God’s Word to us perfectly, provides final atonement for our sin, and ...Read More

  • Becoming Disciples of Jesus

    John 1:35–39

    To be a true disciple of John the Baptist was to heed what he said about the Messiah and follow the Christ when He arrived. If we are to be true disciples of God’s Word, then we must likewise follow ...Read More

  • The Witness to the Light

    John 1:6–9

    Dr. R.C. Sproul writes in his commentary John: “All light finds its origin in Jesus Christ, who is the fountain of all truth.” Whenever people use reason and come to the knowledge of the truth, they are benefiting from ...Read More

  • The Church as the Glory of God

    John 17:22

    John Calvin writes, “No one ought to be reckoned among the disciples of Christ, unless we perceive the glory of God impressed on him, as with a seal, by the likeness of Christ.” Do you want to know if you ...Read More

  • Glory and Purity

    John 12:41

    We will not love what is holy if God does not make us holy, and in Christ the Lord not only declares us righteous in our justification but He purifies us in our sanctification. If we trust in Jesus, we ...Read More

  • God’s Will and the External Call

    Acts 6:1–7

    No matter our vocation, we should expect some kind of external confirmation that the vocation we desire is actually for us. Furthermore, we should be honest with friends and family regarding their vocations. We do not serve people well when ...Read More

  • The Lord’s Supper and Fellowship

    Leviticus 7:11–15

    We do not fellowship over food with our enemies but typically only with our friends and family. Christ invites all who believe in Him to His table. If we have faith in Him alone for salvation, then the eating and ...Read More

  • Jonathan Edwards and the Beauty of Christ

    <p>Psalm 34:8</p>

    Are you known for your proclamation of the beauty of Christ? Sadly, the idea of the beauty of Christ is often neglected in today’s church, with the result that many pastors and laypeople do not speak often of the loveliness ...Read More

  • Athanasius’ Defense of the Incarnation

    <p>John 10:30</p>

    Old heresies rarely die. Instead, they get repackaged and republished. Today, sects such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses promote views that are almost identical to the views of the ancient Arians. It is therefore incumbent upon us to know the truth ...Read More

  • The Body of Christ

    Ephesians 5:25–33

    If the church is the body of Christ, that has implications for how seriously we take her discipline and our membership therein. We should not leave a church for frivolous reasons, thereby dividing the body of Christ. We should also ...Read More

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