Posts Tagged “kevin-deyoung”
It was nice to watch some of the U.S. Olympic Trials this weekend. Gets me excited for the real deal in London in a month. And since it’s America’s Independence Day on Wednesday, I start feeling patriotic and decided to highlight a few of our famous moments in summer Olympic history. I would have embedded
The only thing more difficult than finding the truth is not losing it. What starts out as new and precious becomes plain and old. What begins a thrilling discovery becomes a rote exercise. What provokes one generation to sacrifice and passion becomes in the next generation a cause for rebellion and apathy. Why is it
Has the juvenilization of American Christianity been good or bad?
The Psalmist believed God’s word was true (Psalm 119: 42, 89, 96, 142, 160).
Francis Turretin explains the relationship of sanctification to justification and to glorification.
Many Christians see the church world in black and white. You have liberals on one side–they are the bad guys who doubt the resurrection and don’t believe in the Bible. And on the other side you have the good guys who believe in the miracles, do not waver on the deity of Christ, and want
Sometimes I feel like I need fancy lessons. Not always, but in certain situations.
John Calvin: If there is no more effective remedy for anger and impatience, he has surely benefited greatly who has so learned to meditate upon God’s providence that he can always recall his mind to this point: the Lord has willed it; therefore it must be borne, not only because one may not contend against
In case you haven’t heard, you should know that I never write my blog posts at 5 or 6 in the morning, no matter what the time stamp says. I write 99% of my posts well before I post them, usually a day or several days in advance. I queue them up to go live
It’s worth noting, as many have, that the Heidelberg Catechism included its exposition of the Law in the gratitude section and not in the guilt section. This choice reflects the widespread Reformation belief in the so-called third use of the law. The law is given (1) to restrain wickedness and (2) to show us our