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. Your Sin Will Find You Out, But So Will His Righteousness: By Jared C. Wilson – Wilson says: “Your sins will find you out. You won’t get away with it. There…

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Call it “melancholy”, call it spiritual depression, call it excessively introspective, Bible-believing Christians have always recognized the category of the tenderhearted soul. This is the true believer who is nonetheless overly anxious, almost obsessive, about his spiritual state. Everybody around him will quickly identify him as a godly Christian, but for whatever reason, he can’t…

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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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In the new issue of Credo Magazine,“The Forgotten God,” Bruce A. Ware contributed an article called, “Vengeance is Mine: Suffering for the Gospel and the Certainty of the Judgment of the Non-elect.” Bruce Ware is T. Rupert and Lucille Coleman Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Dr. Ware…

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The next best thing to reading a classic, is reading a literary guide that respects, explains, and inspires you to read again a classic with fresh eyes. My hope is that J.V. Fesko’s recent book The Theology of the Westminster Standards will do exactly that. We’ve invited Dr. Fesko to give us a brief guide…

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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. Why Join a Church: By David Mathis – Mathis says: “In a good church covenant, we yoke ourselves to accountability while we’re in our right minds, in case someday sin gets…

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Many things come to mind when you think of John Calvin. Is pastoral care among them? To bring that contribution closer to the top of our first thoughts, let me introduce you to Scott Manetsch’s fine new book, Calvin’s Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609 (Oxford Studies in Historical Theology).…

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As Christians we should be responsible citizens and vote. It is especially important to vote on the great moral issues of our day, like abortion. Historians look back on what the Nazis did to the Jews with horror, and we can easily be dulled to the relentless murder of babies in our culture. Abortion is…

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The verbal images of God in the Bible, just as the various names given him, constitute a significant part of his self-revelation. When Scripture likens God to a lion or rock or shepherd or judge or King it tells us much about who God is and about our relationship to him. One of the most…

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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. 5 Ways We Fight For Children: By Phillip Holmes– Holmes says: “When the world sees us love little ones in these ways, they will be forcefully and beautifully confronted with…

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Summer is here! If you are anything like me, then summer is a great opportunity to read all those books you’ve been putting off. Since I wear many hats, I will be recommending books for the pastor, systematic theologian, church historian, biblical scholar, and Christian philosopher in the weeks to come. (So far you can read…

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