Monthly Archives: April 2012

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 18

Question 46: What do you mean by saying, “He ascended to heaven”? That Christ while His disciples watched, was taken up from the earth into heaven (1) and remains there on our behalf (2) until He comes again to judge … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 17

Question 45: How does Christ’s resurrection benefit us? First, by His resurrection He has overcome death, so that He might make us share in the righteousness He obtained for us by His death (1). Second, by His power we too … Continue reading

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Biblical Economics?

Next month I’ll be teaching a morning class on the subject of economics.  This is part of our series on developing a Christian worldview.  I know R.C. Sproul, Jr. has written a book on this subject which has gotten good … Continue reading

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The Real Issue With Rome

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Reading List – English Puritan Theology

This spring/summer, I’m taking my first online course from RTS.  Actually, it’s my first online course ever.  I signed up for J.I. Packer’s course, English Puritan Theology, and my books are on their way.  Here’s the list of books I’ll … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 16

Question 40: Why did Christ have to suffer death? Because God’s justice and truth require it (1): nothing else could pay for our sins except the death of the Son of God (2). 1 – Gen. 2:17 2 – Rom. … Continue reading

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A Question for Dispensationalists

I had a conversation with a good brother the other day in which he brought up the subject of Israel.  The advocates of dispensationalist theology argue that the modern state of Israel is a return of God’s chosen people to … Continue reading

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