Category Archives: Scripture

“The Passover is the climax” by Stephen Dempster

The Passover is the climax in a titanic battle that is waged between the God of Israel and the gods of Egypt. In the plagues of Egypt there are four stages to the battle, with three trios of judgment. The sequence of … Continue reading

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“Only two ways of approaching God” by Carl Trueman

Read what Carl Trueman writes about Luther’s theology of preaching and how it applies today: From childhood upward, we are told that we are special. Sometimes this is even done in God’s name. The televangelists and megachurch pastors who talk … Continue reading

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“Only in Scripture” by Kevin DeYoung

Scripture doesn’t tell us everything we may want to know about everything. But it tells us everything we need to know about the most important things. It gives us something the Internet, with all its terabytes of information never could: … Continue reading

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“Redemption Reveals. Revelation Redeems” by Kevin DeYoung

We must not separate redemption from revelation. Both were finished and fulfilled in the Son. The word of God versus the Word of God? The Bible versus Jesus? The Scriptures versus the Son? Hebrews gives no room for these diabolical … Continue reading

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“Faith rests upon God’s Word” by John Calvin

This, then, is the true knowledge of Christ, if we receive him as he is offered by the Father: namely, clothed with his gospel. For just as he has been appointed as the goal of our faith, so we cannot … Continue reading

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“Books Played a Major Part” by Diarmaid MacCulloch

The outbreak of way in 1562 was the culmination of a decade of extraordinary growth in French Protestantism. There may have been two million adherents in around a thousand congregations by 1562, while in the early 1550s there had been … Continue reading

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“The bread of their souls” by John Owen

“It is a great promise concerning the person of Christ, as he was to be given unto the church, (for he was a child born, a son given unto us, Isa. ix. 6,) that God would “lay him in Zion … Continue reading

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