Each week we will be highlighting important resources. Check back each Friday to see what we have dug up for you. From this week’s cache: 1. Grace Is Not A Thing: By Jeremy Treat – Treat says: “God will have a kingdom full of prostitutes not because he overlooks sin but because he forgives and transforms sinners.…

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The Psalms!  What an amazing universe of rich theological, devotional, practical, doxological, and Christological material to explore.  The entire length and breadth of salvation history and human experience is recounted and described, sometimes in ecstasy, sometimes in gut-wrenching detail, in this marvelous inspired hymnal.  I tend to think that if a pastor were to devote…

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In the new issue of Credo Magazine, “Churchy Gimmicks: Has the Church Sold Its Soul to Consumerism?”, we interviewed Brian and Cara Croft about some of the challenges a family faces in the midst of ministry. Brian Croft and his wife, Cara, have co-authored a new book called The Pastor’s Family: Shepherding Your Family through…

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Proverbs promises amazing rewards to those who are wise. Some Christians have said that we should never be motivated by rewards, that we are more spiritual if we obey God without any thought of a reward. Such a view, though it sounds spiritual, doesn’t fit with what the Bible says. God promises to reward us…

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Thomas Watson is one of my favorite Puritan authors. He brings doctrine to bear on the Christian life in a way that is helpful today. In this quotation, Watson is speaking about contentment, which is certainly a needful value in our day. There are days when contentment escapes us as Christians, we allow circumstances to…

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Three of Credo Magazine’s main contributors include Thomas Schreiner, Fred Zaspel, and Matthew Barrett. Each of them are professors, but they are also pastors. So each Monday morning we will be highlighting their “Sunday’s Sermon” on the blog to provide you with encouragement throughout the week and an opportunity to study God’s Word.  

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Each week we will be highlighting important resources. Check back each Friday to see what we have dug up for you. From this week’s cache: 1. When We Get Small and God Gets Big: By Jared Wilson – Wilson says: “It has been difficult watching Natalie, a fit, healthy, thin giant of a woman, shrink down in…

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Over at Books At A Glance, several tributes have been paid to Thomas Nettles in light of his retirement as Professor of Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he has taught since 1997. As one who has great respect for Tom and as one who has had the privilege of writing and…

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In the new issue of Credo Magazine, “Churchy Gimmicks: Has Evangelicalism Sold Its Soul to Consumerism?”, Mark DeVine has written an article titled, “Who’s Afraid of Church Discipline? Entering Forbidden Terrain In Order to Recover a Biblical Practice.” Mark DeVine is Associate Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School. He joined the Beeson Divinity School faculty…

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In reference to last week’s quote from Martin Luther, I thought it would be helpful to bring a famous quote regarding his understanding the righteousness of God in Romans 1. It is a glorious truth to recognize the imputation of Christ’s righteousness to us and to recognize it is by that reality that we are…

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Looking back upon the first half of the twentieth century, H. Richard Niebuhr famously described liberal Christianity’s understanding of the gospel like this: “A God without wrath brought men without sin into a Kingdom without judgment through the ministrations of a Christ without a Cross.” Sadly, such a view is alive and well today in…

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Three of Credo Magazine’s main contributors include Thomas Schreiner, Fred Zaspel, and Matthew Barrett. Each of them are professors, but they are also pastors. So each Monday morning we will be highlighting their “Sunday’s Sermon” on the blog to provide you with encouragement throughout the week and an opportunity to study God’s Word.  

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