Category Archives: The Gospel

Chickens, Eggs, and Calvinism

The question of Calvinism, in a narrow regard, can be boiled down to a question of order. Which comes first? This time, however, the question is not about chickens and eggs, but rather faith and new birth. The reality of … Continue reading

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A Fork of Three Roads

The whole discussion about the End Times (eschatology) seems to focus strictly on the events taking place when Jesus returns, or maybe seven years prior. The unsung, and equally (if not more) important question that we answer inadvertently with our … Continue reading

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First Things

First things matter, first things are bread and butter. When Christians enter into what Bunyan called the “very miry Slough,” it is the first things that get them through to the other side. It was the recollection of the first … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism, Question 60

Question 60. How are you right with God? Answer. Only by true faith in Jesus Christ. Even though my conscience accuses me of having grievously sinned against all God’s commandments and of never having kept any of them, and even … Continue reading

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Looking to the One who Suffered

The theme of suffering permeates biblical wisdom texts, specifically in regards to how people are to act under, and respond to, that suffering. In many ways, the wisdom literature fails to provide any specific answer to why suffering exists in … Continue reading

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