Monthly Archives: September 2009

“Devotion to Christ” Renewal Week Audio

We were richly blessed last week by our special renewal services on the theme, “Devotion to Christ in the Letters of Paul.” To draw from Luke 10:38-42, we are so often occupied with so many things, but on these nights … Continue reading

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We must believe what we cannot Understand

“To expect that we, who cannot understand anything, not even ourselves, should understand these mysteries of the Godhead, is to the last degree unreasonable. But as in every other sphere, we must believe what we cannot understand; so we may … Continue reading

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Warfield on the Trinity in the New Testament

Here are two more excellent quotes from B.B. Warfield on the Trinity. This time, Warfield addresses the NT writers’ conception of God as Triune, and the “settled” nature of the doctrine of the Trinity within the Christian church at the … Continue reading

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Warfield on the Trinity in the Old Testament

I just read “God, Three in One,” John Frame’s first chapter on the Trinity in his The Doctrine of God. It was excellent. Among a number of strong points in this chapter, Frame includes several illuminating quotes from B.B. Warfield. Here … Continue reading

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Faith Brings Nothing to Christ but a Sinful Man’s Soul

True faith has nothing whatever of merit about it, and in the highest sense cannot be called, “a work.” It is but laying hold of a Savior’s hand, leaning on a husband’s arm, and receiving a physician’s medicine. It brings … Continue reading

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A Call to Pastoral Courage

This quote is taken from the first point of “Courage in the Ministry,” an address delivered to the students at Union Seminary by William G. T. Shedd in the late nineteenth century. The heart of the message is that, as … Continue reading

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Living on Justification by Faith

In Galatians 2:19-20, Paul makes some intensely personal statements about the doctrine of justification by faith. He is not lecturing coldly on words and definitions: he is speaking as a man whose very life depends upon the truths of the … Continue reading

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