Archive for May, 2008

 
 

The Atonement as Ransom and Substitution

Several words are used to describe the atonement in the New Testament. As we continue our series on the atonement, we explore the atonement as a ransom and substitution for … Read more→

Confession Chapter 20: Of Christian Liberty, and Liberty of Conscience

1. The liberty which Christ hath purchased for believers under the gospel consists in their freedom from the guilt of sin, the condemning wrath of God, the curse of the … Read more→

Larger Catechism: Questions 171-180

Q. 171. How are they that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s supper to prepare themselves before they come unto it?
A. They that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s supper … Read more→

The Atonement and Covenant Theology, Part 2

Join us for the second part of a two part discussion of the atonement and covenant theology. The group discusses the nature of the atonement and its natural and … Read more→

Confession Chapter 19: Of the Law of God

1. God gave to Adam a law, as a covenant of works, by which he bound him and all his posterity to personal, entire, exact, and perpetual obedience, promised life … Read more→

Larger Catechism: Questions 161-170

Q. 161. How do the sacraments become effectual means of salvation?
A. The sacraments become effectual means of salvation, not by any power in themselves, or any virtue derived from the … Read more→

The Atonement and Covenant Theology, Part 1

Join us for the first part of a two part discussion of the atonement and covenant theology. The group discusses the nature of the atonement and its natural and … Read more→

Confession Chapter 18: Of the Assurance of Grace and Salvation

1. Although hypocrites and other unregenerate men may vainly deceive themselves with false hopes and carnal presumptions of being in the favor of God, and estate of salvation (which hope … Read more→

Larger Catechism: Questions 151-160

Q. 151. What are those aggravations that make some sins more heinous than others?
A. Sins receive their aggravations,
1. From the persons offending; if they be of riper age, greater experience … Read more→

Doctrinal Confusion in the Church

Join us for a discussion of doctrinal confusion in the church. We talk about the influences of postmodernism, post-conservatism, and the emerging church on the contemporary church.