Finding the Antichrist Today
Who is the Antichrist? Is he present or still coming? This article looks at what the Bible teaches about the Antichrist, and gives three conclusions to remember about him.
A Present or Future Millennium?
The author is of the opinion that the subject of the second coming of Christ should be studied, as with all other passages, by means of the analogy of faith. The author uses this method to deal with such Scriptures as Revelation 20 in his argument for amillennialism.
What Happens after Death (And before Resurrection)
This article addresses the notion of soul sleep after death, and what John Calvin had to say about it. He said that the soul is immortal, and after death waits consciously for the resurrection.
A Case for Amillennialism – Defining Our Terms
This chapter defines important terms used in discussions of the last things (eschatology). An extensive vocabulary has been developed around this topic, and readers are familiarized with it in this chapter. Theological terms discussed are eschatology, millennium, rapture, preterism, and futurism.
I Will Build My Church
The article discusses the building of the church of Christ, with consideration of relevant passages like Matthew 16:13-20 and Matthew 28.
Word and Sacrament in Worship
What is the role of preaching and the sacraments in the worship service? Through these means, God assures believers of the promises of Scripture. The author also discusses the practice of the altar call - does this practice also confirm the gospel?
Revelation for all Time
The book of Revelation was written to display the triumphant Christ as a way of comforting the church in the face of persecution.
Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Sacraments
What are sacraments? This article shows that sacraments are visible signs and seals of God’s invisible grace promised to his people in the gospel. Both baptism and Lord's Supper point us to the work of Christ.
Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Law and the Gospel
Is a Christian still required to keep the law? This article shows that the relationship between the law and the gospel is found in both the Old and New Testament - in the law God makes His demands, and in the gospel He provides what He demands.
Basics of the Reformed Faith: Sanctification
This article shows that sanctification flows from a proper understanding of justification. It is due to our status in Christ that the fight against sin is possible.
Basics of the Reformed Faith: Marks and Mission of Christ’s Church
Is there a true church? This article shows that a true church is marked by the pure preaching of of the gospel, the administration of sacraments, and church discipline.
Basics of the Reformed Faith: Justification
This article shows that the doctrine of justification rests on Christ's righteousness imputed to us.
Basics of the Reformed Faith: Election
Does the Bible teach election? This article shows that the doctrine of election makes sense if we rightly understand human nature and God's sovereignty.
Basics of the Reformed Faith: Baptism
Baptism is rooted in God's promise in the covenant. This article shows the relationship between circumcision and baptism, the relationship between the symbol and the reality of the thing signified, and the relationship between faith and baptism.
The Triple Cure - Jesus as Priest
This article is the second in a trilogy looking at the offices of Christ - Prophet, Priest and King. These three offices express the work and person of Jesus Christ, and are essential to the cure of mankind's problem. The author focuses here on the work of Christ as Priest.
The Triple Cure - Jesus as Prophet
This article is the first in a trilogy looking at the offices of Christ - Prophet, Priest and King. These three offices express the work and person of Jesus Christ, and are essential to the cure of mankind's problem. The author focuses here on the work of Christ as Prophet.
The Triple Cure - Jesus as King
This article is the last in a trilogy looking at the offices of Christ - Prophet, Priest and King. These three offices express the work and person of Jesus Christ, and are essential to the cure of mankind's problem. The author focuses here on the work of Christ as King.
The Lord & Giver of life
Thy Kingdom Come
This article is about the kingdom of God as a spiritual kingdom. The author also discusses the kingdom of God in culture and society, the optimistic and pessimistic view of the kingdom of God in this world, and amillennialism.
One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church
What does it mean that the church is an apostolic church? This article looks at the central place of the apostles in the church, the apostles as witnesses and authority in the church.
Revelation 2:1-7 – To the Church in Ephesus
This article provides an exposition of Revelation 2:1-7.
Revelation 6:9-8:1 - There Was Silence in Heaven
Revelation 19:11-21 - A Robe Dipped in Blood
Revelation 20:1-15 - They Came to Life and Reigned with Christ for a Thousand Years
Revelation 16:1-21 - The Place called Armageddon
Revelation 14:1-13 - They Will Rest from their Labor
Revelation 2:12-17 - To The Church in Pergamum
Revelation 8:2-13 - The Seven Trumpets
Revelation 20:11-15 - The Books were Opened
Revelation 6:1-8 - The Seven Seals
Revelation 2:18-29 - To the Church in Thyatira
Revelation 3:14-22 - To The Church in Laodicea
Revelation 3:1-6 - To the Church in Sardis
Revelation 3:7-13 - To the Church in Philadelphia
Telling People the Truth in Love
This article looks at the history of missions, problems in evangelism, the importance of knowing the gospel in missions, man-centered evangelism and God-centered evangelism, pre-evangelism or apologetics, and the context of evangelism.
Revelation 5:1-14 - Worthy is the Lamb
Revelation 10:1-11 - As Sweet as Honey
Revelation 4:1-11 - Before the Throne
Revelation 19:1-10 - Blessed Are Those Who Are Invited
Revelation 21:1-22:5 - Then I Saw a New Heaven and Earth
Revelation 14:14-15:8 - God's Wrath is Completed
Revelation 18:1-17 - Come Out of her My People
Revelation 1:1-3 - The Time is Near
Revelation 1:4-20 - The Alpha and the Omega
Revelation 17:1-18 - The Great Prostitute
Revelation 12:1-17 - By the Blood of the Lamb
Revelation 2:8-11 - To The Church in Smyrna
Revelation 11:1-19 - The Third Woe Is Coming Soon
Revelation 13:11-18 - His Number is 666
Revelation 13:1-10 - Men Worshiped the Dragon
Revelation 9:1-21 - Still They Did Not Repent
Revelation 22:6-21 - Behold, I am Coming Soon
A Present or Future Millennium?
Is the millennium present or future? This article is about the millennial age and works with a two-age model ("this age" and "the age to come" - amillennialism). The author focuses the end times discussions on the person of Jesus Christ.
The Lord's Supper - Part 2
The Lord's Supper - Part 1
These two articles are about the Lord's Supper as sacrament and the relation of the Passover and the Lord's Supper. The author also discusses the Lord's Supper in the Reformed confessions, the relation of the Last Supper and the Lord's Supper, and communion and table fellowship.
Baptist Objections to Infant Baptism and the Reformed Response
In this article on infant baptism, the author discusses the objections against infant baptism by the advocates of believers baptism.
The Biblical Case for Infant Baptism 2
The Biblical Case for Infant Baptism 1
This article looks at the arguments for infant baptism in the Bible. The author discusses circumcision as covenant sign, circumcision and the new covenant, circumcision and the judgment from God, circumcision and Jesus Christ, the baptism of John the Baptist, baptism and the judgment from God, baptism as a water ordeal.
A Brief Overview of Covenantal Theology
In this overview of covenantal theology, the author discusses the covenant of redemption, the covenant of works, the covenant of grace, a definition of covenant, the promises and conditions in a covenant, conditional and unconditional covenant, the covenant view of Meredith Kline
This article discusses different views of the sacraments. The author also looks at the sacraments as a sign and seal.
Catechism: Fathers, Instruct your Children
This article is about fathers educating their children with the Catechism (teaching their children the doctrine of Scripture).
Biblical Conversion and the Modern Church
Until recently the phrase "conversion experience" could be heard everywhere in the Christian world. Though this term may have fallen into disuse of late, the concept of some type of emotional, psychological or religious "experience" marking the initiation of the believer into a relationship with Jesus Christ, remains an important part of modern Evangelical theology.