Monthly Archives: March 2012

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 13

Question 33: Why is he called God’s “only begotten Son” when we also are God’s children? Because Christ alone is the eternal, natural Son of God (1).  We, however, are adopted children of God—adopted by grace through Christ (2). 1 … Continue reading

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Theology in the Weeds

I was doing some yard work yesterday and I pondered once again how easy it is for the weeds to grow.  It’s usually pretty tough to grow the things you want, but the weeds will grow just about anywhere and … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 12

Question 31: Why is he called “Christ,” meaning “anointed”? Because he has been ordained by God the Father and has been anointed with the Holy Spirit (1) to be our chief prophet and teacher (2) who fully reveals to us … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 11

Question 29: Why is the Son of God called “Jesus,” meaning “savior”? Because he saves us from our sins (1), and because salvation should not be sought and cannot be found in anyone else (2). 1 – Matt. 1:21; Heb. … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Recently I’ve been mulling over the issue of whether the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) will change their name to the “Great Commission Baptists.”  I’m not a Southern Baptist myself and I really don’t have a stake in this at all, … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 10

Question 27: What do you understand by the providence of God? The almighty and ever present power of God (1) by which God upholds, as with his hand, heaven and earth and all creatures (2), and so rules them that … Continue reading

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Feeling the Heat Yet?

To those of you who are Christians, have you felt a little stressed out recently?  Have you felt like you’re under siege?  Just turning on the radio and listening to the news, I get that “beat up” feeling from the … Continue reading

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