Faith like a Child

“But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein.” (Luke 18:16-17, KJV) Introduction What... Continue Reading →

Strangers and Pilgrims

A fundamental question that every person on this earth is seeking an answer to this: Where do I belong? Where is my home? Where do I fit in? This is one reason why the LGBT movement gained so much popularity in such a short amount of time; it provided a “home” to multitudes of young... Continue Reading →

A Husband’s Prayer

George Swinnock (1627–1673) I pray that my love to my wife may be like Christ’s to His church, as well in its goodness as in its greatness; I mean, that my chiefest endeavor may be that she may be sanctified and cleansed and at last be presented to the blessed and beautiful bridegroom, a gracious... Continue Reading →

The Christian and the World

I. C. Herendeen Love not the world...the world passeth away, and the lust thereof. —1 John 2:15, 17 Be not conformed to this world.—Romans 12:2 Come out from among them, and be ye separate.—2 Corinthians 6:17 The Christian is plagued by three great, powerful and subtle enemies—“the world, the flesh, and the devil.” They are... Continue Reading →

Self-Examination: A Short Directory

Thomas Wilcox (1621-1687) Directory for the great, necessary, and advantageous duty of self-examination, whereby a serious Christian may every evening examine himself. Questions relating to religious exercises Have I had any sensible communion with God in the exercise? Have I not neglected my private nor my family duties? Have I not omitted reading the Word... Continue Reading →

Heal Rather than Deepen Divisions

by James Durham (1622-1658) Introduction by Matthew Vogan We live in a time of deepening and widening divisions, and the church of Jesus Christ is not exempt. Churches are vulnerable to fractures from doctrinal and practical disagreements, misunderstandings, and sin. Christians’ deeply held concerns become the occasion for many potential and actual divisions. Especially when... Continue Reading →

The Key to Biblical Knowledge

Christ in All the Scriptures Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892) “He expounded unto them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.”—Luke 24:27 The two disciples on the road to Emmaus had a most profitable journey. Their companion and teacher was the best of tutors. The interpreter [was] one of a thousand “in whom are hid... Continue Reading →

The Cure for Despondency

The following is from A.W. Pink “Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me?”—Psalm 42:5 When the Psalmist gave utterance to these words, his spirit was dejected and his heart was heavy within him. In the checkered career of David there was not a little which was calculated... Continue Reading →

The Marriage Idol

There is a trend growing within the jungles of social media Reformed theology; it began really with the Reformation and the marriage of church and state (see the Westminster Confession of Faith 23.3 and 24.2) continued from Rome among Protestants.  This trend is placing marriage, and more specifically the “family unit” on a dangerously high... Continue Reading →

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