Sep 1, 2016

Columns from Tabletalk Magazine, September 2016

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The September issue of Tabletalk looks at the doctrine of the church. Ecclesiology is often neglected by many Christians. Even when the church is discussed, it is framed in traditional or pragmatic terms more than in biblical categories. What is often missed is the relationship between the church and Christ. The doctrine of the church is inseparable from the work of Christ for His people. As a result, Christians cannot afford to discount the Bible's teaching on the church, because to reject the bride is to dishonor the Groom. This issue draws together pastors and theologians from around the world to help Christians discover the importance of the doctrine of the church by considering how it reflects the beauty and glory of God in Christ.

We do not post all of the feature articles or the daily devotionals from the issue, so you'll have to either purchase the issue or subscribe to get those. But for now, here are links to several free columns and articles from this month:

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Each month, Tabletalk carefully selects resources to help you grow as a Christian. Browse this month's resources here.

Here's a preview of what's coming up in Tabletalk over the coming months:

The Sixteenth Century

The October issue will consider the vast scope of the Reformation in order to give a greater appreciation not only of its history but also of the need to continue the work of the Reformation today.


The November issue will consider the biblical-theological theme of maturity. Maturity is a combination of wisdom, kindness, and endurance—a "growing up" in love.

Remembering God

The December issue will consider the biblical-theological theme of remembering God. Throughout the Bible, we are told about the dangers of forgetting God and the importance of remembering Him.

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