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Distinctives of a Reformed Spirituality on Grace Inscribed

Reformed Worship

To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation, we have considered some distinctives of a reformed piety. By reformed piety, we mean those things which ought to characterize people who believe as we do in the reformed church. Though not an exhaustive look, we have demonstrated that people who believe the reformed […]

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Corporate Character of Grace

Focal: And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you. (v.7) For the past few weeks, we have been thinking on some distinctives of reformed piety, that is, what ought to […]

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Thankfulness

One of the characteristics of reformed Christianity is the emphasis it places upon doctrine. It is often a reproach made against us that we think too much and talk too much about doctrine. It is felt by some that doctrine is divisive, that it tends to produce barrenness, an intellectual faith, instead of a joyful […]

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Rejoice Always

It is often thought that the reformed faith, with its stern view of human sin and its emphasis on the majesty of the Almighty, is calculated to produce dour, humorless Christians, beaten-down, and without a spark of real joy in the Lord. In fact, someone once defined ‘Puritanism’ as ‘the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, […]

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O Wretched Man that I Am

Who is the Person of Romans 7 and why It is so Important? Romans 7:24, 25a: “Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? 25 Thanks be to God, who delivers me through Jesus Christ our Lord! In our second message on distinctives of a reformed spirituality, of the […]

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The Majesty and Glory of God

October is Reformation month! And this year is a special commemoration. It is the 500th Anniversary of the nailing of Luther’s 95 Theses on the church door at Wittenberg! The five-solas that fueled that first Reformation are needed again today for another Reformation: Sola Scriptura, Soli Deo Gloria, Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, and Solus Christus. […]

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