This article shows from the biblical account how sin develops. It also shows how God works in his sovereignty in relation to this development.
This article shows that salvation is only possible when sin is dealt with and the justice of God is fully satisfied. God fulfilled this in Christ; thus salvation is only through him.
If God’s providence embraces all things, does it mean that God is responsible for the sins of men? This article shows that God’s providence encompasses the moral acts of sinful men, but God remains pure and holy, and therefore not the author of sin.
How is justification possible? This article demonstrates that the biblical ground for justification is found in the perfect righteousness of Jesus Christ and his perfect satisfaction on the cross.
Justification seeks to express the biblical truth that the supreme Judge, who is perfectly righteous, declares that we are in perfect harmony with his law. This is the legal standing of those who believe in Christ.
There are three ways in which believers benefit from Christ’s ascension. This article explains these benefits.
Christ has risen from the dead. This article shows the fact of Christ’s resurrection, as well as the wonder and benefit of it.
This article argues that to confess Christ as the head of the covenant means that he is the head of his people legally and organically.
Church membership is an obligation for those who profess Christ. This article shows that the Bible makes it clear that faith in Christ and membership in his church cannot be separated. Therefore, the question is not whether you must be a member, but to which church do you belong,
God not only created the earth, but in his providence he still sustains it. This article explains how.
Whatever viewpoint someone holds on the origins of this world involves religious belief. For evolution, man and his mind have become god. Those who believe God created all things lay hold of God's Word by faith. This article considers God's identity as creator, as well as how he created, and what purpose his creation has.
This article shows that the doctrine of creation should point us to God because God created all things for himself and his purpose.
This article explains that good works are divinely ordained and necessary in the Christian life.
The greatest tool God used in Calvin was his preaching. John Calvin knew the importance of this calling for God’s people. His preaching was systematic (preaching through every book of the Bible), personal (using language people could understand), theological (focusing on God's glory and holiness), and directed toward the church.
We receive the spiritual nourishment of the Lord's Supper only through faith, which is worked in us by the Holy Spirit. This article discusses the Holy Spirit's work in us, and the relationship between the Word and the sacrament of Lord's Supper.
How is Christ present in the Lord's Supper? When we eat of the bread and drink of the wine of the Lord's table, how is that eating and drinking Christ? This article discusses the Roman Catholic teaching of transubstantiation and Martin Luther's perspective, contrasting them with a different perspective on Christ's presence in the Lord's Supper.
This article looks at the nature of the Lord's Supper - what makes it so special? How are we nourished by the Lord's Supper table?
Preaching is powerful, and is a means of grace which God uses to draw you closer to Himself.
Have you ever thought about what it would mean for the church if there was no preaching? Put simply, there will be no one who believes in Christ. This article looks at the necessity of preaching, arguing that active faith in Christ is dependant upon it (Romans 10:13-15). Preaching is hearing God speaking to His people.
This article discusses the goal and fruit of Christian education.