By Fred Zaspel– What distinguishes Christianity from all other religions is that it is a revealed religion. Christianity is not about our search for God or our means of finding him. Christianity is not a religion that works its way upward. It is all about God coming to us — God in grace making himself…

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In the new issue of Credo Magazine, “Purgatory: An Evangelical Doctrine?” R. C. Sproul has contributed an article entitled, “The Gospel at Stake: Revisiting the Roman Catholic-Protestant Debate.” In this article Sproul looks at the disputed question, “Is the Reformation Over?” Here is the introduction to Sproul’s article, The gospel of Jesus Christ is always…

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To view the Magazine as a PDF [download format=”2″ id=”7″] The new issue of Credo Magazine is here! “Purgatory: An Evangelical Doctrine?” Contributors include: R. C. Sproul, Gregg Allison, Matthew Barrett, Chris Castaldo, James White, Lee Gatiss, David and Sally Michael and many others. Here is the description: This issue of Credo Magazine might come…

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Why Did Christ Die? The atonement of Christ is one of the most magnificent parts of Christian theology, and Anselm’s work is one of the most famous works dealing with it. The satisfaction theory gets to the heart of the atonement. From the series: Foundations

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The new issue of Credo Magazine is almost here! It is titled, “Purgatory: An Evangelical Doctrine?” Contributors include: R. C. Sproul, Gregg Allison, Matthew Barrett, Chris Castaldo, James White, Lee Gatiss, David and Sally Michael and many others. Here is a preview of the cover and Table of Contents.

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By Matthew Barrett– Today I would like to introduce you to a new member of the Credo team, Adrian Martinez. Adrian will be designing Credo Magazine and we are very pleased to have him join us. He is a talented graphic designer and look to see his work in the next issue of Credo Magazine,…

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By Matthew Barrett– Carl Trueman. The Creedal Imperative. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012. “No creed but the Bible” is a very popular slogan in many churches in the twenty-first century. Christians who adopt such a view typically misunderstand sola Scriptura in serious ways, and instead their view looks more like solo Scriptura. Trueman’s new book makes…

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By Paul Helm– The current rebirth of a modified form of the Reformers’ doctrine of the Two Kingdoms is certainly to be welcomed. Without going over all the ground why this is so, we can mention two reasons here. One is that it emphasizes the other-worldliness of the kingdom of Christ, and the place of…

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By Fred Zaspel– I love it when I hear students and pastors ask how our sermons can be more gospel-shaped in the regular course of preaching — even sermons from narrative or hortatory passages, for example. I love it because it shows their interest to do what every preacher of God’s Word ought to strive…

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I realize I’ve been off the blogging radar for a while, but between all the normal challenges of pastoral ministry, taking care of a new infant, and catching a mild case of pneumonia, something had to give.  Consequently, my list of favorite books from the last year is coming out somewhat later than I’d prefer. …

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By Matthew Barrett– Today marks the start of a new year. And with it comes the many, many resolutions. More exercise, better diet, quit smoking, etc. But today I would like to recommend reading resolutions of a different stripe. As Jonathan Edwards contemplated how he could strive for godliness here are the resolutions he wrote.…

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