Something must have been missing.  Everything seemed to be in place. The letter flowed so well. It appeared so orderly. At least until Paul got to near the end of it. Paul’s letter to the Roman church was more of a well thought through treatise on the order of human sa...

March 12, 2018

Once there was a man who owned a small plot of ground. One day he said to himself what shall I do with this land, why let it stand idle? He decided I will plant a garden and I will be diligent and work hard and when harvest comes the land will yield a great portion of...

(Continuing From Part 3 of this Blog)

B. The mystical quality of the Holy Communion.


Just as the monergistic act of regeneration on the dead soul of a sinner is a mysterious and mystical work of God alone, so the inner workings of the Eucharist are not...

A.  The Christian’s communion with Christ in the Eucharistic sacrament of the Holy Communion


      1.   The meaning of the Holy Communion with Christ.


In that Divine action of regeneration, we are brought int...

1. It is a life-giving action (Ephesians 2. 4-5)

    This God-initiated regeneration accomplishes exactly what He means it to do. Through the Sovereign power of the Holy Spirit, life is spiritually injected into the living flesh but deceased inner being of the subject a...

"Indeed, the believer, when he sees sacraments with

his own eyes, does not halt at the physical sight of

them, but by those steps (which I have indicated by

analogy) rises up in devout contemplation to those

lofty mysteries which lie hidden in sacraments." [1]

There is much...

We are so fickle. We are so prone to change. Perpetual change it seems. Out with the old, in with the new. Time to get a new car. A new fridge. A new house. A new look. A new President. Change we must. Change we can. Why are we never satisfied? 


And please notice how t...

     Joni Mitchell sang out her warning in another context: “ don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone...”. This was a rather popular tune in the seventies. It is today experiencing a renaissance with the current crop of contemporary music aficionados....

     Excellence is brilliance. Excellence is superiority. Excellence is distinction. Excellence is what sets the Lord Jesus Christ apart from all men, angels and created things. In His shadow, everything is mediocre. Nothing measures up to Him. The excellence of Christ...

     When my daughter Rachel and I were studying science back in the days of our Spurgeon Academy Home School Academy,  I remember that in one study we became very astonished. Science, especially real, hypothesis-oriented, scientific-method driven science, is full of w...

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