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The Importance of Theological Vocabulary

Published on May 30, 2014 By Phil

The end goal of teaching the catechism to our children is to systematically teach them the basic doctrines of scripture. At the root of this process is equipping our children with great biblical vocabulary. John Piper in his article, The Poverty of Theological Vocabulary, explains the importance of vocabulary. “There is an intimate relationship, however, between …Read More

Household Worship – 11/3/13

Published on November 4, 2013 By Phil

Prayer “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.” Address God and Praise Him for Who He Is (Matthew 6:11) The Names of God: Jehovah Shalom Meaning: The Lord is Peace Numbers 6:22-27; Judges 6:22-24; Isaiah 9:6, Hebrews 13:20 Thank God for All That He Has Provided (Ephesians 5:20) “Your kingdom come, your will be done, on …Read More

Do you have questions about the doctrine of salvation?

Published on February 1, 2013 By Joe

Do you have questions about the doctrine of salvation? If so, I would highly recommend this seminar series from Dr. John Piper that a friend of mine made me aware of today. The teaching is well presented, thorough, clear, and deeply devoted to the Holy Scriptures – also, it’s free! There’s about 8 hours of teaching here …Read More

Advent 2012

Published on November 26, 2012 By Joe

Yes, it’s true that nowhere in the scriptures do we find a command to celebrate Christmas, much less Advent. And yes, it’s true that Christ was not born on December 25th (he was probably born in the Spring time). Christmas and Advent are admittedly traditions established by the church long after the death, burial, and …Read More

Voting as Though Not Voting

Published on October 15, 2012 By Joe

One of the elders of Emmaus Christian Fellowship, Kris Vanderschuit, recently posted an encouragement to the people of Emmaus to maintain a proper Christian perspective during this election season. I appreciated his words and the resource he provided, and so I am sharing his thoughts here: As most are certainly very aware, the elections are …Read More

"Him we proclaim,
warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom,
that we may present everyone mature in Christ."
(Colossians 1:28, ESV)

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