Is it possible that one can look around and know there is a God? What do we call this? Today, as we continue our study through basic beliefs, please find J.I. Packer’s article below on what we call “General revelation” – that is, that God has clearly made himself known through all things seen and

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Theology Tuesday – Revelation

Starting this week, as we go through 2018’s Theology Tuesdays, we will be tackling a major topic each week about basic theology.  These are written by longtime pastor J.I. Packer and are from his book “Concise Theology.” We pray you will take time to read through these and grow in your understanding of God, His

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Theology Tuesday: 4 Christian Principles for Making New Year’s Resolutions

As we enter the first full week of 2018, many of us will be making resolutions.  What are some biblical principles for doing so? We’d encourage you to look over this article by Burk Parsons (pasted fully below) as you do this. Source: https://www.ligonier.org/blog/4-christian-principles-making-new-years-resolutions/ The nineteen-year-old Jonathan Edwards knew his weaknesses and was aware of

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Theology Tuesday – Christmas in Time

Source: http://www.ligonier.org/learn/devotionals/christmas-time-and-space/ “In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town” (vv. 1–2). – Luke 2:1–7 Over the centuries, a number of extrabiblical traditions have become part

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Theology Tuesday – Awaiting His Return

How does Jesus’ first coming relate to His second coming? Are there any similarities?  This week, enjoy this article from Burk Parsons of Ligonier Ministries as we continue to celebrate the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Source: http://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/awaiting-his-return/ There is a widespread fascination with the end of the world. Throughout history, we

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Theology Tuesday – Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! For this week’s article of interest, please see below from Ligonier ministries. Source – http://www.ligonier.org/learn/devotionals/giving-thanks/  “One of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; and he fell on his face at Jesus’ feet, giving him thanks” (Luke 17:15–16a). – Luke 17:11-19 Along with our failure to honor

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Theology Tuesday – Grace Alone

As we continue our study of the pillars of the Protestant Reformation, we will look this week at sola gratia – grace alone.  Below please find an overview of this topic.  And remember: Anytime you praise God for his amazing grace you are at the same time confessing the depth of your need for what

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