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"...if anyone makes the assistance of grace depend on the humility or obedience of man and does not agree that it is a gift of grace itself that we are obedient and humble, he contradicts the Apostle who says, "What have you that you did not receive?" (1 Cor. 4:7), and, "But by the grace of God I am what I am" (1 Cor. 15:10). (Council of Orange: Canon 6)

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    We are a community of confessing believers who love the gospel of Jesus Christ, affirm the Biblical and Christ-exalting truths of the Reformation such as the five solas, the doctrines of grace, monergistic regeneration, and the redemptive historical approach to interpreting the Scriptures.

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  • The Bigness of God

    God is all powerful and all wise. When we as Christians grasp something of the "bigness" of God - His complete and utter Sovereignty - the inevitable result will be a desire to pray and to pray more. As we go phrase by phrase through Isaiah 40, the transcendent majesty of God is put on display.

    Speaker: Dr. Steve Lawson

    Title: A Puny God

    Text: Isaiah 40:12-31


    September 03, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    Munus Triplex: Christ as Prophet, Priest and King

    Text: Hebrews 1:1 Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. 3 He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, 4 having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs.

    Christ in His offices of Prophet, Priest and King meets our desperate need for trusted guidance, a sufficient sacrifice under His Kingly reign.

    August 30, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    Answering More Common Objections

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    My latest interview on the Iron Sharpens Iron radio program is now posted here at this link.

    We got to talk about some important issues, dispensing with many man-made traditions along the way. - JS

    August 27, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    Conviction in a time of rapid change

    Ligonier.org: On August 25th, we were joined by Dr. John MacArthur, president of The Master's Seminary, and Dr. Stephen Nichols, president of Reformation Bible College. We discussed the urgency to stand with conviction in a time of rapid cultural change.


    August 26, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    Christus Victor!

    Christus Victor! Christ is conqueror!

    Christ conquered the devil at the cross, but how exactly did He do that?

    August 23, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    The Blessed Man Unveiled

    Psalm 1

    The way of the righteous contrasts strongly with the way of the ungodly. Yet who among us truly qualifies to be blessed by God? Only as we understand Law and Gospel can we rightly interpret this Psalm.


    August 16, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    The Story

    Creation... the Fall... the Rescue... the Restoration

    God’s love for the world was seen in the giving of His one and only Son so that all those who believe in Him would in no way perish but instead have everlasting life for sure.

    August 14, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    Dressed to Kill!

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    Ephesians 6:10-20

    As Christians, we are born into a war zone where our enemy rages against us, seeking to devour us. This intense spiritual conflict will continue as long as we remain in this world. God commands us to put on the whole armor of God and to stand against the schemes of the devil. Here's how.

    August 09, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    Luther and the Tower

    Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. 17 For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.” (NIV)

    Martin Luther was a man plagued in conscience because of his sin, knowing God had to be just in punishing him. Light broke through the dark, foreboding clouds when he came to understand Romans 1:17.

    August 03, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink

    The Heart - A Factory of Idols

    Exodus 20:1-19

    July 26, 2015  |  Comments (0)   |  Permalink