Listening to the Truth

Today on Theology Simply Profound, Rob and Bob discuss the contrast between Paul’s reception at Thessalonica and Berea. In Thessalonica, there was jealousy and hostility. In Berea, there was an examination of the Scriptures. How are we to receive the…

Abandoning the Ministry

On Theology Simply Profound today, Rob and Bob discuss many and varied issues arising out of the dispute between Paul and Barnabas, which led to their separation, regarding bringing John Mark along on their journey to strengthen the churches of…

The Westminster Assembly and the Reformation of the English Pulpit, 1643–1653

Today we welcome Chad Van Dixhoorn to speak about his book, God’s Ambassadors: The Westminster Assembly and the Reformation of the English Pulpit, 1643–1653 in which he describes how the assembly brought much-needed reform to the theology and practice of…
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Vos on the Connection between Word and Sacrament

Reformed theologians have regularly underscored the relationship between Word and sacraments. The sacraments are appended to the Word for the purpose of confirming or sealing it. The sacraments do not exist independently of the Word. It’s the Word that throws…
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Calvin on Union with Christ through Word and Sacrament

In his “Summary of Doctrine Concerning the Ministry of the Word and the Sacraments,” Calvin articulates the idea of union and communion with Christ through the means of grace. The end of the whole Gospel ministry is that God ……

Hughes Oliphant Old Sums Up His Life’s Work

  Hughes Oliphant Old has been publishing articles and books on the subject of worship since the 1970s. [See select bibliography below.] His book entitled Worship Reformed According to Scripture is hands down the best volume on Reformed worship in print.…

Early Christian Worship

What would it have been like to worship with the saints at Rome in the middle of the second century? One can only imagine how thrilling it must have been to meet older Christians whose parents or grandparents actually knew…

John Calvin: Servant of the Word of God

  In St. Peter’s Cathedral in Geneva there is a plaque commemorating the life and ministry of John Calvin, which simply describes him as “servant of the Word of God.”[1] Truly, above all else, Calvin was a servant of the…

The Public Reading of Scripture

In this article, we will briefly survey the history of the public reading of Scripture in worship from Moses to the apostles with a view toward developing a biblical model for this act of ministry that may be applied in…
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