• Amen to the Glory of God

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  • Biblical Authority

    John 10:35

    Church tradition and the teaching we receive in our local churches are vital for helping us understand the Scriptures. However, those authorities, as well as all other authorities, are subject finally to the Word of God. No one may demand ...Read More

  • A Communication of Attributes

    Matthew 28:20b

    As we will see, understanding the Lord’s Supper rightly demands a correct understanding of Christology. Indeed, we cannot rightly understand any doctrine unless we rightly understand the doctrine of Christ. Let us be careful in our study of theology to ...Read More

  • Discerning Christ’s Body

    1 Corinthians 11:17–34

    Christ has not instituted His sacraments for perfect people but for men and women who are sinners. But those who come to the table must be repentant sinners who do not take the sacrament lightly. Let us examine ourselves before ...Read More

  • A Divided Will

    Romans 3:10–11

    Either God is the source of all good or He is not. If we deny the necessity of grace to do what the Lord considers truly good, then we end up calling into question whether He is the ultimate source ...Read More

  • Giving and Withholding Forgiveness

    John 20:23

    James 5:16 exhorts us to confess our sins to one another. While confessing our private sins to others is not required to receive God’s forgiveness, there is benefit in such confession. Others can remind us of God’s promises to forgive ...Read More

  • God’s Love of Beauty

    Exodus 28:2

    There are many ways to encourage the church to better reflect and appreciate divine beauty. Those who plan and lead worship can seek to add elements of beauty to corporate worship services. We can also encourage the Christian artists we ...Read More

  • The Head of the Church

    <p>Colossians 1:18</p>

    Any church whose leaders are not accountable to other men is a church that is in danger of making someone besides Christ into its head. Good Christian leaders seek accountability to other Christian leaders, so we should be cautious if ...Read More

  • Justification and Sin

    Romans 4:6–8

    Nothing can change the fact that we have sinned. But what can change is our status before God’s judgment seat. In justification, our sin and guilt are removed and we are covered by Christ’s obedience, enabling God to declare us ...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

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