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We Are Created to Think

The words of God, “let us make man” (Genesis 1:26) on the sixth day of creation introduce the creation of a being that would be different from every other part of creation. Man became the greatest part of the week’s work and the only part of creation that is said to be made in the [...]

We Are Created to Think2019-01-08T14:33:38+00:00

Recovering A Sense of Awe in the Fellowship of the Saints (10 min. read)

The twentieth century was not a good century for what the Apostles' Creed calls “the holy catholic Church: the communion of saints.” In that century the Church witnessed its greatest fragmentation since the Protestant Reformation. Coupled with this, and perhaps developing form it, was the emphasis on individualized Christianity that had begun in the previous century. By [...]

Recovering A Sense of Awe in the Fellowship of the Saints (10 min. read)2018-12-18T11:03:09+00:00

The Sin of Ham and the Curse of Canaan

Woodcut after a drawing by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (German painter, 1794-1872). Credit iStock. When Noah stepped off the ark, he stepped into a whole new world of fresh opportunities.  He was, in some respects, a second Adam. The effects of sin were soon apparent. The old man Noah, formerly known as a [...]

The Sin of Ham and the Curse of Canaan2018-12-17T02:58:43+00:00

Preaching from the Song of Solomon

  One would have to be spiritually numb to miss the connection between this song and the believer’s relationship with Christ. For Christians, this is the most natural reading of the book, and the received position of the Church for millennia. Sometimes, however, the preacher is tempted to get to Christ and devotional application at [...]

Preaching from the Song of Solomon2018-10-27T10:15:18+00:00

St. John’s Theology of Overcoming (1 John 5:4-5)

The gospel does not only help me to overcome, it makes me an overcomer. If overcoming faith is real, then the overcoming life will be a reality. The apostle John more than any other New Testament writer expands on the theme of overcoming, particularly overcoming the world. Paul speaks of the believer overcoming in the judgement [...]

St. John’s Theology of Overcoming (1 John 5:4-5)2018-10-25T10:05:31+00:00