Results tagged “Salvation” from Reformation21

Calvin and the Reformed Tradition: On the Work of Christ and the Order of Salvation

Article by   April 2013
Richard A. Muller, Calvin and the Reformed Tradition: On the Work of Christ and the Order of Salvation (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012), 288pp., paperback, $39.99Richard Muller's latest book, Calvin and the Reformed Tradition, is the product of many decades... continue

Assured by God

Article by   December 2006
"Come beloved, listen for a moment to this!" preached Charles Spurgeon. "You have the milk of faith, but God wills that you should have this cream of assurance! He would increase your faith."[1] The proven pastors and teachers who have... continue

The Secret of My (Deferred) Success

Article by   May 2006
"To invert a famous quip of Gore Vidal, in theology, it is not enough for heretics to fail; the church must succeed." Last summer, I was fortunate enough to spend some weeks working at a church in Scotland, just outside... continue

Results tagged “Salvation” from Reformation21 Blog

The Necessity of Preaching

Article by   April 2017
Salvation is an expansive term. It essentially means "safety." Salvation includes the application of Christ's work from the new birth, through faith and repentance, to Justification, adoption, sanctification, and glorification. Christians share in Christ's benefits because they are united... continue

Lay up Treasures (i.e. People) in Heaven

Article by   December 2015
Soon many will begin re-reading the Bible from cover-to-cover throughout the year. This is a practice I heartily commend. But there's another practice that has been immensely beneficial to me as I've read portions of God's word in recent times. As... continue

Free grace

Article by   February 2015
Preparing to preach tomorrow, I came across these stirring words in a suprising place:1. All the blessings which God hath bestowed upon man are of his mere grace, bounty, or favour; his free, undeserved favour; favour altogether undeserved; man having... continue

A trinitarian theology of salvation in miniature

Article by   February 2015
"The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all." 2 Corinthians 13.14B. B. Warfield long ago observed that the apostolic writings do not develop but rather... continue

Very Presbyterian problems

Article by   June 2014
If you have wandered around at all online you have probably seen one of those silly articles that purport to offer a string of very British problems, most of them variations on the joke about two British people marooned on... continue

Salvation by Crucifixion by Philip Ryken

Article by   May 2014
We have several copies of a new book by Phil Ryken, Bible teacher on Every Last Word radio and internet broadcast.Salvation by Crucifixion sends a challenge to readers: if the historic facts of the cross are true, and the emphasis... continue

The road to joy

Article by   March 2014
I have just returned from a very pleasant week of fellowship and ministry among the Reformed Presbyterians in Northern Ireland. It was my privilege to preach at the Knockbracken Bible Week, as well as at a men's meeting beforehand, and... continue

What Does the Star Atop Your Christmas Tree Really Mean?

Article by   December 2013
Henry van Dyke, an English literature professor at Princeton University in the 19th-20th centuries, wrote, "As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge." We, therefore, prize spontaneity. Many things... continue

Losing Adam

Article by   February 2013
Losing Adam means losing so much more besides. That is because losing Adam is likely to prove the beginning of losing our Bibles. Like the gardener who decides to trim his hedge, he finds that an aggressive cut at one... continue

"Come, merciful and mighty God"

Article by   July 2012
C.M. (Brent)Come, merciful and mighty God,And break these hearts of stone:Your word the heavenly instrument,The power yours alone.These stubborn wills conform to yours;To feeble minds give light;Put fire into these empty hearts;Exert your gracious might.Give life where death is ruling... continue

The rebel and the king

Article by   May 2012
Consider the man born into a family of terrorists. The man's father had rebelled against the King of the kingdom in which he lived, and - having so rebelled - all his posterity were brought up to hate and fight... continue
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