This article makes a case for attending both worship services on a Sunday. God speaks to his people in public worship, and so we should have a high enough view of preaching that we would never want to miss when God speaks to his people.
Is the New Testament reliable? This article answers in the affirmative, looking at the availability of manuscripts and the transmission process. The evidence points to the reliability of the New Testament text.
What is the difference between a reformer and a deformer? A reformer wants change for the sake of Christ, and a deformer wants change for the sake of change. This article shows this from the trial of Martin Luther, that he stood by the truth of Scripture.
Proverbs is a goldmine for wisdom. It is good for leading Christians in making decisions in life that are pleasing to God and consistent with the truth of God's Word. In this article the author shows that Proverbs puts the fear of God and obedience to his commands as the foundation for knowing the will of God.
Can you imagine a conversation between a Christian father and son? What can they talk about? This article gives five things fathers need to talk about with their sons in helping them to come to maturity.
For young men to come to maturity, fathers must train them in the truths of godliness. This article suggests six core teachings that young men need to come to maturity. They must learn the grace of God, that life belongs to Christ, church is precious, faith is for sharing, they must suffer for Christ, and they must know there is another life coming.
Time management for a Christian woman, mother, and homemaker is crucial. This article shows how the aspects of prayerfulness, thankfulness, and diligence can help in the time management of a homemaker.
The Bible exhorts Christians to love strangers and show hospitality. In this article the author shows some practical ways of loving strangers and showing hospitality through prayer, serving food and drinks, and providing accommodations.
Do not allow depression to define you. This article shows that for a Christian his identity is always in Christ. Therefore, reading the Bible, learning to be thankful, and praying will help to fight the lies depression tells you.
This article shows how family devotions link very well with the meal the family enjoyed. Closing the table refers to the practice of reading, prayer, and singing as a family after a meal. Read why it is important.
Church history should not be boring because Christ is the one who directs history to accomplish his goal. In history we learn about the victory of the gospel, see our mistakes, and from the church in how they dealt with similar situations of false teaching, and we see the sovereignty of God. Let this article unpack it for you.
Should Christian young women pursue higher education? If they are going to spend their life as homemakers, why waste money and time on something they will not use? This article answers these objections and shows that Christian young women should pursue higher education.
The impact of postmodernism on the study of history is that it has made history a matter of personal interpretation. The result of neglecting history is that we have lost a sense of our identity and discernment. Christians should take history serious because of the nature of Scripture and the involvement of the church.
This article shows that the danger facing the church today is not the size of the church, but the spiritual health of the church. For it is this that determines the success of the church against Satan.
How long should a minister stay in one congregation? After considering the reasons for staying in and leaving a congregation as a minister, this article shows that longer ministries are better for both the minister and his congregation.
The biblical principles governing the Sabbath are creation, the fourth commandment, and spiritual rest. The practical side of it is that Christians are called to sanctify the Sabbath. However, because of Christ's resurrection the Sabbath is now on the Lord’s Day. Let this article do the unpacking.
With so many disagreements among Christians, pursuing unhealthy unity can be a temptation. This article show that at the heart of unity is sound biblical doctrine, and that no unity should be pursued based on personal preferences.
How our heavenly Father disciplines us as his children should serve as a model for discipline in the home. This understanding should inform how to discipline, what is disciplined, and what is the goal of discipline.
Loss of identity and meaning is the major cause of anxiety in our time. This article draws lessons from John Calvin on anxiety. Learning to live by faith in God and accepting the limits set for us are crucial for dealing with anxiety.
In his design of marriage God intended children to be raised by both father and mother. The disappearance of fathers in families is a concern. This article is a call to fathers to exercise their fatherhood. It shows the time and nature of involvement they must give.
It is not a question of whether Christians should be involved in the arts; they are already. This article looks at man created in the image of God and the gift of creativity. It shows how this must play a role in the production of the arts, as art is a means of communicating the truth.
It is not a question of whether Christians should be involved in the arts; they are already. The question is, how? After showing that Christians must think Christianly about the arts, the article discusses the place of art in the world and in the church.
Should children be part of the worship service? In this article the author shows that by understanding the covenantal nature of worship, one can see that when God calls his covenant people he calls families. In the worship service, children can learn that life is not about them, but about worshipping God.
This article shows that for the covenant children, public profession of faith means an acceptance of the covenant, a confession of personal commitment to Christ and of the Reformed understanding of the apostles’ doctrine, and a formal acceptance of the authority of Christ in his church.
The priesthood of all believers means that believers are to be living sacrifices to God, dedicating their personalities, talents, and property for service to God. This article shows how this concept was implemented during the Reformation for the evangelism task of the church.
The emphasis on having a relationship with Jesus Christ at the expense of church membership has produced a false dichotomy in piety. This article shows that true holiness is personal but also finds its expression among God’s covenant people.
Can Christians use fantasy? This article shows that good fantasy forces us to stop and think about the greatness of creation, about right and wrong, about faithfulness and love, about strength and beauty. Fantasy is rooted in reality; hence, God uses it also.
Singleness can be embraced as God’s gift. This is what this article wants to show you. Before doing that, it describes the challenges single people face—loneliness, low self-esteem, bitterness, sexual desire, and rejection. It shows how understanding the role of marriage in the OT and NT can help to embrace singleness.
Not all will marry. This article gives a biblical account of singleness before and after the fall. It gives guidance for dealing with singleness and how couples can involve single members in the church.