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The End of God’s Law in Society

“For he [the civil magistrate] is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer.” Rom. 13:4b “Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.” Rom. 13:10 Many … Continue reading

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On the Reality of Meaning

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Postmodernism has … Continue reading

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One Who Rules in the Kingdoms of Men

“Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5 Foundational to this biblical truth are two other biblical truths, both of which will become increasingly important for us to cement into our minds. Let me explain. If … Continue reading

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The Antidote to Legalism

Legalism is a two-headed, fire breathing monster. Christians get devoured by this beast on a regular basis. Not just individuals, but entire churches. How do we go about lopping off these ugly heads? What is Legalism? Legalism, as I understand … Continue reading

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When Law and Gospel Meet

I have heard many times, and often lamented myself, that the Christian Church is far too often identified by what it stands against, rather than what it proclaims. As is generally the case, there are truths embedded in both extremes; … Continue reading

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Always Ready: Directions for Defending the Faith

So, consider this a recommendation. Bahnsen was known for his precision, scholarship, and deep commitment to the Lord Jesus. This work, published posthumously, displays all of these things. It also shows his pastoral care for Christ’s Church. If you are … Continue reading

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Setting Jesus Against Himself

Sometimes Jesus is in vogue, and this happens in different ways. I am not talking about the History Channel around Christmas and Easter, but rather about ethics and liberal Christianity. There are a great many number of people who pit … Continue reading

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The Church is Not the State, and the State is Not God

It is both interesting and saddening to watch the way in which the Christian Church deals with the area of politics in our time. The 2012 election is not just causing polarization and conflict within the country as a whole, … Continue reading

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