By Matthew Barrett– Do not miss John Piper’s farewell sermon tonight, 7:10 (EST). You can watch it live here. Also read Justin Taylor’s post on Piper’s steadfast, God-glorifying ministry.

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By Matthew Barrett– Editor’s note: This article first appeared on The Gospel Coalition. Does the resurrection of Christ matter? Does it truly make a difference? The apostle Paul sure thought so. In writing to the Corinthians, Paul was faced with the startling news that some in Corinth denied the future resurrection of the body. Such…

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By Fred Zaspel– It’s shameful, but the fact is that in many respects the story of the Christian church is a story of fightings and splits. We admit it when we sing — “by schisms torn asunder.” There is scarcely a Christian church anywhere that has not endured it. “I didn’t like what he said!”…

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By Matthew Claridge– J.I. Packer. Puritan Portraits: On Selected Classic Pastors and Pastoral Classics. Geanies House, Great Britain; Christian Focus, 2012. We all know one can never go wrong reading J.I. Packer, certainly not when he’s writing on his most beloved topic: the puritans. This is a bit of a unique addition to Packer’s puritan…

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By Matthew Barrett—   “Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, . . . that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the…

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Isaiah by the Day: A New Devotional Translation. By Alec Motyer. Scotland: Christian Focus, 2011. Reviewed by Matthew Claridge– No book review can ever be fully objective, but I should warn readers this review particularly falls short of that goal. Alec Motyer holds a special place in my own spiritual and theological development. While serving…

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By Matthew Barrett– http://vimeo.com/62285479 Justin Taylor has made note of the fact that Carl Trueman gave his inaugural lecture as the Paul Woolley Chair of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary (March 20, 2013). This is the video of his lecture above. And here is how Trueman begins: I am convinced that good preaching depends…

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By Matthew Barrett– Last week I was in Grand Rapids and I had the pleasure of meeting David Murray, Professor of Old Testament and Practical Theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary. If you have not done so already, be sure to check out David’s blog: Head Heart Hand. David is full of wisdom and pastoral advice…

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