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Temptation and Sin: On the Mortification of Sin in Believers by John Owen | A Book Review by Ann Marie Mo...
A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God by Jonathan Edwards | A Book Review by Ann Marie Mo...
Convocation and Parliament both met in November of 1547, an event that is rare in English history, and I need to point out why this is important. Convocation is where doctrinal issues and matters regarding practices are addressed by the bishops. However, since the Church of England was the state church, Parliament would need to address the same matters as well. The meeting...Keep Reading
This month I interviewed Rudy and Emily Manrique to help us all get to know them. Rudy has begun his pastoral internship with us, so they will become members. Through this internship, Rudy will be completing our denomination's requirements for men seeking to be ordained to pastoral ministry. Our presbytery has a checklist of requirements that Rudy will need to fulfill duri...Keep Reading
"O LORD God of hosts, who is like You, O Mighty LORD?" (Psalm 89:8) God reigns sovereign and supreme, even in strange times such as these. When anxiety and fear tempt us to set our faith on the shelf in favor of more "practical" approaches to life, Christians should be reminded that nothing is more "practical" than believing what the Triune God has revealed about Himself ...Keep Reading
We have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. (2Cor 4:7-9) Ah, LORD God. Triune King of all creation. Yahweh: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.Glorious and Majestic in all t...Keep Reading
This is the last of God's attributes in our teaching series, and it's a good one to end on. If we've learned anything throughout this series, it is that God is unique and there is none like him (Jer. 10:6). He is infinite, majestic, sovereign, holy, and indeed, wholly other. He is completely beyond our comprehension. How can it be that we, as finite creatures, could know...Keep Reading
What is wisdom and what is meant by God being wise? Stephen Charnock's rather extensive definition contrasts knowledge with wisdom. Knowledge is truth about things and wisdom is the use of truth. Wisdom is the application of knowledge in a timely, purposeful, and virtuous manner. It does not just know truth, it uses it appropriately. To act wisely is to intentionally act a...Keep Reading
Edward Leigh described the holiness of God as the "beauty" of all his attributes, "without which his wisdom would be but subtlety, his justice cruelty, his Sovereignty tyranny, his mercy foolish pity." God's holiness is the only attribute of his that is affirmed in a threefold repetition in Scripture and that is done twice (Isa 6:3; Rev 4:8). He is declared to be the "Hol...Keep Reading