Of those celebrity pastors who have influenced me most deeply, Tim Keller ranks near the top. My spiritual and pastoral debt to Keller is quite immense. It was he, in collusion with other voices such as Martin Luther, that brought me round to a “gospel-centered” view of things back in seminary days. I have adopted,…

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The Reformed Expository Commentary series, both OT and NT, is now on sale at Westminster Bookstore: New Testament Set (Reformed Expository Commentary) (12 Volume Set) – $170.85 – 52% Off Old Testament Set (Reformed Expository Commentary) (6 Volume Set) – $96.47 – 52% Off And here is a promo to get you going:

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“Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life.” (Proverbs 4:23) In these first nine chapters of Proverbs the sage is seen sitting with his son, counseling him about life. His counsel: “Fear God, and pursue His wisdom — the wisdom contained in the “proverbs” which begin in chapter…

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Credo Magazine contributor and blogger Fred Zaspel has given a series of messages defending and explaining the five points of Calvinism or the Doctrines of Grace.  A little about Fred Zaspel: He has a Ph.D. from Free University of Amsterdam and is pastor at the Reformed Baptist Church of Franconia, PA. He is also Professor…

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John Leadley Dagg, who was the first Southern Baptist to pen a complete systematic theology (Manual of Theology, 1857), wrote the following about the purpose of studying Christian doctrine: The study of religious truth ought to be undertaken and prosecuted from a sense of duty, and with a view to the improvement of the heart.…

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  We need wisdom to live our lives. This is true in everyday life. Michael Novak writes that in 1795 the life expectancy in France was 27 years for women and 23 years for men. In those days most of the world did not know that unclean water spread disease. Famines that wiped out whole…

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Credo Magazine contributor and blogger, Thomas Schreiner, gave a message at the recent Gospel Coalition Conference. Schreiner’s message is called, “Atonement in Luke-Acts: His Mission: Jesus in the Gospel of Luke.” You can listen to Schreiner’s message by clicking here. (In fact, TGC has made all of their media available for free here.) Additionally, Desiring…

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In Acts 26 the apostle Paul tells us some of the details about his conversion on the Damascus Road. He tells us, among other things, that when the Lord saved him he also commissioned him to preach the gospel. That which until now he had been opposing was from here on to be his life’s…

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The Grace of Godliness-Matthew Barrett from credomag.com on Vimeo. In this new interview, Matthew Barrett talks about his most recent book, The Grace of Godliness: An Introduction to Doctrine and Piety in the Canons of Dort. Barrett is Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at California Baptist University (OPS) and executive editor of Credo Magazine. Michael…

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