Hymn Commentary: The Law of God is Good and Wise

God’s eternal Moral Law represents His personal holiness and is the standard for all righteousness.  It is written on the consciences of all men, summarized in the Ten Commandments, and further summarized in the two greatest commandments to love God and love neighbor.  But sinful man rejects God’s Law because he rejects God Himself.  And, … Continue reading Hymn Commentary: The Law of God is Good and Wise

Three Reasons to Be in Favor of Bible Classes in Public Schools

If you're like me, you've already heard the news that President Trump is pushing for "Bible literacy classes" in public schools. If it was not shocking news, perhaps it was perplexing. How in the world are we going to expect school teachers, many of whom are leftists, to teach the Bible honestly and accurately? It … Continue reading Three Reasons to Be in Favor of Bible Classes in Public Schools

What is the Future Temple?

In present-day Jerusalem sits the "Dome of the Rock," which now houses a Mosque for Muslim worship. This Muslim place of worship sits on, or next to, the original site of king Solomon's temple, and the subsequent second temple which the Jews built following their return from captivity in Babylon. Many Jews and Christians look … Continue reading What is the Future Temple?

The Sufficiency of Scripture in Worship

When the Reformers and the post-Reformed referred to the "sufficiency of the Scriptures," they specifically meant the adequacy of the Scriptures to communicate saving knowledge, to guide the Christian's living, and to instruct the church in worship. Throughout the biblical narrative, God always told His people how to conduct worship. There is never an example, … Continue reading The Sufficiency of Scripture in Worship

Evil Christmas – I

I'm half a month late on this one. Usually, people who want to write about Christmas write their posts prior to Christmas day so everyone on Facebook can know (for the twentieth time) that Christmas is evil and should not be celebrated in any way. This is not a post like those. If you wanted … Continue reading Evil Christmas – I