Results tagged “Christian living” from Reformation21

Lewis on the Christian Life

Article by   May 2018
Lewis on the Christian Life seeks not only to summarize and clarify Lewis but to use his insights to empower believers to experience new life in Christ in all of its fullness...If you are open to having your walk with Christ radically challenged and changed for the better, then this is a book that needs to be on your shelf. continue

Praying the Psalms in Christ

Article by   December 2016
If we are to interpret the Psalms as Christian scripture, I believe that we need to interpret them "in Christ." This does not mean interpreting all of the Psalms simply as predictions of Jesus Christ, or as expositions of New Testament doctrine. continue

The Real John Knox

Article by   June 2016
In Jane Dawson's recent biography...we meet Knox the man. His life was a remarkable one by any account. He was the key figure not only in the Scottish Reformation, but also a major player in the Reformation in England and on the Continent. But Dawson introduces us to Knox as a family man, a Christian brother, and a believer struggling (as do we all) to remain faithful to the Lord. continue

The Freudom of the Christian

Article by   January 2007
Christians often strike me as the most Freudian of people. Say what you like, I have a sneaking suspicion that Freud, rather than Augustine, Luther, or Calvin, probably offers the best insights into the way that Christians really think and... continue

Overcoming Sin & Temptation

Article by   December 2006
J. I. Packer's endorsement of John Owen's treatment of sin in an introduction to the 1983, Multnomah Press edition of Owen's writings on sin, Sin and Temptation, contained the following effusive words: He told me how to understand myself as... continue

Heaven on Earth: Capturing Jonathan Edward's Vision of Living in Between

Article by   November 2006
"You know, ol' Bob is so heavenly minded that he is no earthly good." Perhaps, you have heard someone, in an effort to sound practical, say something like this. I suppose it is possible to be so focused on the... continue

A Mind For God

Article by   October 2006
When I stop to reflect on the beloved doctrines of the reformed and evangelical faith, I always find the doctrine of the Lordship of Christ among the most precious. Why? Simply put, it is the source of our salvation and the... continue

How Long, O Lord?

Article by   September 2006
The Welsh have not (generally) adopted that legacy of Platonism in post-Renaissance culture, commonly called "the stiff upper-lip." The Welsh, you see, give voice to their complaints with reckless abandonment. Typical here is Wales's most famous twentieth century poet... continue

Flip-Flops in the House of God

Article by   June 2006
In an article in the Chicago Tribune this week, Jodi Cohen and Maegan Carberry discussed the case of Kate Darmody, a winning member of the National Championship Women's Lacrosse team from Northwestern University. She, along with her fellow players had... continue

Call Me a Natalist

Article by   June 2006
People know they're not supposed to stare, but sometimes they can't help it. You see, it isn't every day that people in our neighborhood see families with five children, and when they see us all walking down the street--or riding... continue

Baseball Blues and Recreation

Article by   May 2006
The Braves are playing poorly. Not that I'd notice too much. You see, it's my wife's love--baseball that is, not mine. And she has lost something of her joie de vivre. I try to console, but when those guys... continue

Surviving the Desert

Article by   May 2006
"The most significant lesson that desert dwellers can learn . . . is to regard themselves not as exiles from some better place, but as people at home in an environment to which life can be adjusted." When I was... continue

Overload

Article by   April 2006
So how should we deal with the inescapable overload of life in the twenty-first century? Do you ever get overwhelmed by all the things you need to get done, and discouraged by all the things you probably won't? Almost every... continue

Revolution

Article by   December 2005
In his new book Revolution, George Barna makes the staggering claim that faith in America is in the midst of an "unprecedented reengineering." This revolution is so important Barna unashamedly wants to convince his readers to join in. I believe... continue

Results tagged “Christian living” from Reformation21 Blog

The True Measure

Article by   December 2018
Big works of God in this world begin small with ordinary people of God working for the glory of God. Many hands make light work. And many hands accomplish much work. This is how revivals begin, Reformations are launched,... continue

How One Book Changed My Life (Part 3)

Article by   October 2018
Previously I discussed how Petrus van Mastricht, in the recently translated prolegomena of his Theoretical-Practical Theology, taught me to submit to the Word of God (part 1), and how he gave me a biblical and balanced view of the... continue

A Silence on Separation

Article by   October 2018
Today there is a void of serious teaching about holiness in life. There is, of course, a general teaching on holiness that everyone agrees on. "Let us be holy," they say, "we need to be more holy. Why not... continue

Godly (Dis)contentment

Article by   September 2018
Nineteenth-century author and hymn-writer Elizabeth Payson Prentiss lived a life of exemplary faith in the midst of serious trials. For most of her life, she was confined to bed as an invalid, and her husband also suffered from ill... continue

Stumbling on a Two-Way Street

Article by   July 2018
Sin is a two-way street. There is the offender and the offended. We may not think of sin in those terms, especially in instances where we are the offended party. But the truth of the matter is that we... continue

God Helps Those Who Help Themselves?

Article by   May 2018
I've heard it uttered dozens of times. Friends, family members, and strangers have looked at me, a Presbyterian pastor, and said, "Well, you know what the Bible says, 'God helps those who help themselves.'" I politely smile, but inside... continue

The Exception and the Rule

Article by   April 2018
Over the years, many have approached me in order to ask what I believe the Bible teaches on some particular theological or ethical subject. In many cases, no sooner have I finished answering them that I'm met with the reply,... continue

2017: 10 Posts that You Loved Last Year

Article by   January 2018
We looked at the most popular posts from across Alliance websites in 2017. Did you miss one of these last year? Do you want to read one your favorites again? Just click the article title! 10. Calvin's Life: The Servetus Affair by Jeffrey... continue

Theological Roots and Moral Fruits of Reformation

Article by   December 2017
The following comes from an article posted by Dr. Dan Doriani. Dan's new column at Place for Truth draws from his experience as both a professor and a pastor. This column is titled "Faith at Work," because, as Dan puts it, "we are saved... continue

Walking with God

Article by   December 2014
A nugget from Robert Bolton's Some General Directions for a Comfortable Walking with God (London, 1626):By walking with God, I mean, a sincere endeavour, punctually and precisely to manage, conduct, and to dispose all our affairs, thoughts, words and deeds;... continue
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