Monthly Archives: July 2012

Spiritual Depression

My first and initial reading of Lloyd-Jones’s classic Spiritual Depression: Its Causes and Cure elaborate on this trend. Lloyd-Jones asserts that a “depressed Christian is a contradiction in terms, and he is a very poor recommendation for the gospel (11).” In other words, he … Continue reading

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Sermon: Marriage and the Public Gospel

People of God, after a lengthy series on I Corinthians 15, we are going to shift our attention to a topic of great importance, the topic of marriage. I will be absent from the pulpit these next two coming weeks, … Continue reading

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Saturday Psalter: Psalm 27

Here is a sweet rendition of Genevan Psalm 27. Thanks to David Koyzis

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Communion Meditation: Food as Proof of God’s Love

Note: Incidentally, this is also a subtle proof for weekly communion. Food reveals the nature of God. God is a God of abundance. He is a provider. But food also reveals the nature of man. Even the smallest infant knows instinctively … Continue reading

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Exhortation: The Incompatibility of Marriage

In the 1930’s Chesterton observed that Americans had loosened their divorce laws, so that divorce for “reasons of incompatibility” was now legal. Chesterton quipped: “If Americans can be divorced for “incompatibility of temper” I cannot conceive why they are not … Continue reading

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Psalm 45, My Heart Has Found a Ready Theme

The Saints of Providence Church gather quarterly to enjoy great wine and roar inspired psalms. Here is a sample of our singing:

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The Christian Marriage

In light of the upcoming book I am editing, I hope to be able to post a few quotes: The Christian marriage is a Spirit-filled song and dance; as with all dances, the man leads and the woman follows. Together … Continue reading

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Michael Jones and Psalm-Singing

Fellow pastor and psalm-lover, Michael Jones, offers us a glimpse of Psalm-Singing with guitar and banjo. This is a mighty fine illustration that Psalm-singing is not dependent on any given instrument. Psalm 147 from the Congregation Psalter

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Memorizing Proverbs

Mark Horne offers some thoughtful reasons for memorizing Proverbs: 1. Proverbs is God’s Catechism; it is meant to be memorized OK, This is more the reason I began memorizing Proverbs than something I learned… except I can say I am … Continue reading

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Standing for Righteousness Rally

For those who were not able to attend, here is my four minute speech:  

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Standing 4 Righteousness Rally, My Brief Address

I am very grateful to be here addressing an issue of utmost importance to this community, to this nation, and for the good of civilization. We are standing for righteousness. But righteousness is not rooted in the philosophies of men, … Continue reading

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