This article originally appeared on my blog (Here). “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” (Mark 10:45) Service is not a uniquely Christian concept. The language of service is something engrained throughout society....
The Puritan Board
My wife is thinking about eventually completing her Master's degree (she took a few classes from The Master's College right after her undergrad) some time in the future.
She just wants straight up Bible. I would like to point her to more reformed (Presbyterian or Reformed) schools that are solid. However, there are other solid options. She would like for it to be all online but...
Reading John Calvin's first sermon from the Book of Genesis (on 1.1-2), he mentions the joke about which came first, the chicken or the egg? Apparently, that was already an old joke in the 1550s, which I did not know before.
I enjoy running across the occasional culture note in old sermons and such. They provide little windows on the times in which a particular sermon was preached or when a...
Question: Are you a child of God or an adult?
Many Christians and some entire denominations think that the gospel is for adults. Maybe including teanagers, but certainly not for young children. Even the disciples of Jesus thought that way.
But Jesus said in Luke 18:15-17
15 Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they...
Norris, Chuck. Against all Odds. Broadman & Holman.
As John Piper said, “Read Christian biography!” He probably didn’t mean this, though. It’s a fun read. Chuck is very honest about his moral and spiritual failings, and when he talks of repentance, he speaks in concrete terms of sin and turning to Christ. He also speaks about his more mundane failures and while we will never have...
For those like minded, who will miss Patrick's input, here is his blog with a great deal of wisdom and knowledge ;
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