Monthly Archives: March 2009

Ron Paul: Too human to be a Republican

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A Prayer of Confession and Thanksgiving

Psalm 147:2-3 The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the outcasts of Israel. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Confession: Almighty God, You are the builder of Your church. Unless you build the house, our labors are … Continue reading

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The Graciousness of God

In God’s goodness, I was approved yesterday by the Athanasius Presbytery to be fully ordained and installed as pastor of Providence Church (CREC). Thanks to Rev. Lonn Oswalt for hosting a delightful presbytery meeting, which concluded last evening with a … Continue reading

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Headed to Clinton

I will be going to Mississippi this morning for the first official presbytery meeting of the new Athanasius Presbytery. I will be examined at 9Am tomorrow morning.

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Sacramental Preparation?

When I was in the PCA (the Christian Reformed Church also does something similar), the BCO instructed Teaching Elders to alert the congregation that the sacraments would be administered the following week. With this formality, how can the Reformed Church … Continue reading

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Leithart on Lent

Lent is a season for taking stock and cleaning house, a time of self-examination, confession and repentance. But we need to remind ourselves constantly what true repentance looks like. “Giving up” something for Lent is fine, but you keep Lent … Continue reading

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Andrew Sandlin on the nature of the Kingdom

John 18:36 is often misunderstood. When Jesus said before Pilate, “My kingdom is not of this world,” He did not mean that He is only concerned about heavenly and not earthly things. He meant that the source of His kingdom … Continue reading

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