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A true knowledge of the covenants is indispensable to a correct presentation of the gospel

Amen and amen! Understanding the distinction between the covenants of works and grace is vital to our understanding of the gospel. Preach it AW Pink. Thanks to Reformed on the web’s blog for highlighting this.

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Sufficient should have already been said to impress us with the weightiness of our present theme, and the great importance of arriving at a right understanding of the divine covenants. A true knowledge of the covenants is indispensable to a correct presentation of the gospel, for he who is ignorant of the fundamental difference which obtains between the covenant of works and the covenant of grace is utterly incompetent for evangelism. But by whom among us are the different covenants clearly understood? Refer unto them to the average preacher, and you at once perceive you are speaking to him in an unknown tongue. Few today discern what the covenants are in themselves, their relations to each other, and their consequent bearings upon the design of God in the Redeemer. Since the covenants pertain unto the very “rudiments of the doctrine of Christ,” ignorance of them must cause obscurity to rest…

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The Mod | It’s The End of the World As We Know It — The Mod | Textual Criticism: What It Is And Why You Need It

I'm sharing this article from Carl Trueman because I think it is terrifyingly insightful. Agree or disagree, this commentary is well worth your time. In Book Three of his work, The Gay Science, Nietzsche begins with a legend of how, years after the Buddha’s death, his shadow, large and terrifying, appeared on the wall of… Continue reading The Mod | It’s The End of the World As We Know It — The Mod | Textual Criticism: What It Is And Why You Need It

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Temporary and Lasting Pleasure

I said to myself, ‘Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.’ But that also proved to be meaningless. ‘Laughter,’ I said, ‘is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish?’ I tried cheering myself with wine, and embracing folly – my mind still guiding me with wisdom. I wanted to see what was… Continue reading Temporary and Lasting Pleasure

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Assurance, Justification & Sanctification

How do you know that you are really a Christian? The trouble with Christians is that they tend to look at themselves too much. The trouble with looking at yourself too much is that you will eventually freak out. Why? The longer you look at yourself, and I mean truly look at yourself, you will be… Continue reading Assurance, Justification & Sanctification

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My favourite resources for family worship.

Family worship and discipleship is something that I have been thinking about a lot recently. As my children grow up, they are becoming more and more aware that following Jesus is really important to mum and dad. They are also are becoming more and more aware that most of their friends (and their parents) don't… Continue reading My favourite resources for family worship.