Monthly Archives: January 2012

John Calvin on Abortion

In his commentary on Exodus 21:22, John Calvin had this to say regarding the act of abortion: For the fetus, though enclosed in the womb of its mother, is already a human being, and it is a monstrous crime to … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 5

12. According to God’s righteous judgment we deserve punishment both now and in eternity: how then can we escape this punishment and return to God’s favor? God requires that His justice be satisfied (1). Therefore the claims of this justice … Continue reading

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Our Last March for Life in D.C.

This past Monday my wife and I attended the annual March for Life rally in Washington, D.C. which is held on (or around) the anniversary of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision.  Pro-lifers from around the country gather there to … Continue reading

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The Context of 2 Timothy

The importance of context when discussing biblical passages is certainly nothing new, but it’s important to constantly remind ourselves of this.  2 Tim. 3:16-17 is often cited, appropriately, as one of the biblical sources we have for the sufficiency of … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 4

9. But doesn’t God do us an injustice by requiring in his law what we are unable to do? No, God created human beings with the ability to keep the law (1). They, however, provoked by the devil (2) in … Continue reading

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From Generation to Generation

I just wanted to make a quick update regarding the life of the church at CRBC.  Recently we’ve seen God moving through the lives of our youth.  Last Sunday three young ladies were baptized upon their respective professions of faith.  … Continue reading

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R.C. Sproul on Special Revelation

Recently on the “Renewing Your Mind” broadcasts, Ligonier Ministries has been focusing on Dr. Sproul’s teachings regarding special revelation.  This has been especially providential for me since I’ve had conversations with unbelievers in the past few months regarding topics like … Continue reading

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