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Walking in the Truth

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.” (3 John 1:4 ESV) “There is nothing more contrary to God than a lie.” (Thomas Watson) How do you think about truth and lies?  Is lying that big of a deal?  Is telling the truth really all that important? [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:02:44+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Christian Living|0 Comments

The 44th PCA General Assembly

“Brothers, pray for us.” (1 Thessalonians 5:25) Recently the 44th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America convened in Mobile, Alabama.  There have been a number of articles and opinions and summaries already written, the links of which I have provided below. If you are reading the paper version of this article and want [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:08:46+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Christian Living|0 Comments

Library Additions June 2016

This month, we completed our holdings of all currently published volumes in the Reformed Expository Commentary series. This month's additions: Ecclesiastes by Douglas O'Donnell Song of Songs (just published!) by Iain Duguid John (2 volumes) by Richard Phillips 1 & 2 Thessalonians by Richard Phillips 1-3 John by Douglas O'Donnell

By | 2017-03-01T18:19:46+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Library|0 Comments

Receiving the Supper

“For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.” 1 Corinthians 11:26 We live in a day and age when shallowness and triviality seem prevalent in the church.  To be serious and reverent is often seen as old-fashioned or even legalistic.  But the Bible [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:15:28+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Christian Living|0 Comments

Library Additions April 2016

New additions to our library this month include completing our holdings of the Calvin 500 series, as well as books on the atonement, the doctrine of Scripture, and justification, among other topics. The Piety of John Calvin Calvin & Culture Calvin & Commerce Teaching Like Calvin Calvin in the Public Square The Legacy of John [...]

By | 2017-03-01T17:28:41+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Library|0 Comments

Study Leave

“Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.” (1 Timothy 4:16) For several years now I have taken an annual two week study leave and I wanted to take time to convey my thanks, explain the purpose, and [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:20:35+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Christian Living|0 Comments

New Books for the Book Table

New books for the book table! Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices (Puritan Paperbacks) by Thomas Brooks The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment (Puritan Paperbacks) by Jeremiah Burroughs The Bruised Reed (Puritan Paperbacks) by Richard Sibbes Call the Sabbath a Delight by Walter Chantry Atheism Remix by Albert Mohler The Westminster Directory of Public Worship by [...]

By | 2017-03-01T17:16:17+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Christian Living|0 Comments

A Feast Prepared

“Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.  Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.” (John 6:53–54) This Lord’s Day we have [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:26:20+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Christian Living|0 Comments

A Holy Weapon

“I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms 119:11) J.C. Ryle has some extremely insightful and encouraging thoughts on the gospels.  Last time we considered his thoughts on Matthew 4 and the temptation of Jesus by the devil.  His point was that we should take heart [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:32:05+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Christian Living|0 Comments

Hungering & Thirsting After Christ

“So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.” (John 6:53) This coming Lord’s Day we will come to the Lord’s table for a covenant meal we call the Lord’s Supper.  It is [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:35:47+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Lord's Supper|0 Comments