Another Sola?

During the Reformation, there were five “solae” (sola is Latin for “alone”) that attempted to sum up the doctrine of salvation. To the reformers, salvation is: by Grace alone through Faith alone in Christ alone as revealed in Scripture alone for the Glory of God alone This is right and good. But is it enough? Several years ago, a…

Let there be Light! No, seriously, turn on the lights!

Corporate worship is the highlight of the weekly rhythm for Christians. It is the time when we gather together to exalt Jesus and renew our covenant with God. We are to do this in accord with the way he has revealed himself with his word. Because of this, every aspect of corporate worship should be…

Six “P’s” for Looking for Christ in the Old Testament

David Murray, professor at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, talks for a few minutes about the main ways to look for Christ in the Old Testament. This video is primarily for preachers, but there’s nothing explicitly sermon-oriented about it. Whether you are a preacher or not, this video will be a great help to you as you…

Jesus: Prophet, Priest, King

If you had three words to describe Jesus, which words would you use? Gentle? Lord? Master? Kind? Loving? Gracious? Truthful? Teacher? Savior? Compassionate? These descriptors are all true, of course. The truest of true! But I want to challenge you to think big picture, and consider the background of the Old Testament–which all points to…

David Platt on How We Should Respond to the Gospel

You are not saved because you prayed a prayer or went to the front row during an evangelistic event. Here, David Platt talks about “the sinner’s prayer” and what a biblical response to the gospel looks like. If you are looking for a few resources on conversion and response to the gospel, let me suggest…

Monday Miscellanies: Law

A guest post by Jonathan Edwards 79. Law The natural reason why it is as Romans 7:8 ff. [says], “But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence,” etc. [The] reason why man has the more strong inclination to moral evil when forbidden, is because obedience is submission and subjection,…