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October 15, 2017

Sola Gratia

Sola Gratia

The Protestant Reformation was driven by the conviction that the cause of salvation was the grace of God alone apart from any human merit. This grace is necessary because we are born into a fallen condition and incapable of being or doing anything that pleases God. But the beauty of grace is evident in the […]

June 5, 2016

Safe and Surrounded

Safe and Surrounded

Christians enter into the worship of God aware of the dangers of the world in which they sojourn. Believers face numerous threats to their faith—threats from without and from within which are real and dangerous. But even more certain is the power of God which surrounds them, sustains faith, and brings peace to the people […]

May 22, 2016

The Merciful Master

The Merciful Master

The people of God are called to live as strangers and pilgrims in this world, which makes them susceptible to the contempt and scorn of society. God calls his people to embrace this lowly position, but we can be certain of his compassion for us. Confident that he will have mercy on us, we wait […]

January 18, 2015

No Other Gods

No Other Gods

The first commandment in the Ten Words is, “You shall have no other gods before me.” It is the foundational decree of the Ten Commandments, calling for the maintaining of the covenant between God and his people. The breaking of this decree is the sin of idolatry, which is the most common sin in the […]

January 11, 2015

Decalogue: Ten Words to Direct the Way

Decalogue: Ten Words to Direct the Way

The Ten Commandments have fallen upon hard times, not only in the public sector, but even among professing Christians who often do not know how to apply them. Many cannot even name the Ten Commandments correctly! The only way we can accurately apply the commandments is by first understanding their purpose and the basis upon […]