Category Archives: Kingdom Notes

Ask RC- How do we best fight against arrogance?

On the one hand I’m the perfect person to ask this question. Because I struggle deeply against this sin. On the other hand I’m the worst person to ask this question because I so often lose the struggle. Not because … Continue reading

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The World and All

The Sadducees and Pharisees were no dummies. They just weren’t as smart as their enemy. As we read through the gospel accounts it seems their strategy was simple- they would put an end to Jesus by forcing him to destroy … Continue reading

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To See the Kingdom

“Unless a man is born of water and the Spirit he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Jesus spoke this to Nicodemus in John 3. It is, like every text, an important one. Jesus gives us a prerequisite, a sine … Continue reading

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Beating Mr. Bulver, or Suspecting the Man in the Mirror

That Bulverism is a fallacy (wherein one discredits the conclusions of another on the grounds that said conclusions benefit the concluder) does not mean that it is not also a temptation. Suppose, for instance, I were to make the argument … Continue reading

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Eating Our Parents- Faux Nostalgia From a Faux Culture

Even cowboys are sometimes Indians. The double cliché is that on the one hand the cowboys who opened up the American west were as wasteful as they were courageous, littering the great plains with the rotting carcasses of buffalo. We, … Continue reading

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Won

We ought to be stunned, and in turn filled with an unshakable joy as we consider how far God stooped to redeem us. God, after all, so loved the world that He sent His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes … Continue reading

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Following the Leader

I don’t much care for physics. Never did. That, of course, doesn’t keep me from being grateful for physicists, and for engineers. This message has reached you through the labors of men who do care about such things. But usually … Continue reading

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When Pigs Fly

We Protestants tend to have something of a love/hate relationship with Thomas Aquinas. On the one hand, as Protestants, at least we who are Reformed, we value theological brilliance. We admire deeply the mind of Thomas, perhaps even dreaming that … Continue reading

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The Law of Grace and the Grace of Law

Some call them “Nice Nazis.” These are those stormtroopers, some professing Christians, some not, who can be counted to race to the aid of the accused. That is, if I say, “It is wrong to do X” the “Nice Nazi” … Continue reading

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The Second World War

It is natural, though altogether wrong, to think that somehow when we turn the pages that separate the Old and New Testaments that we are entering into more gentle times, that God in the interim somehow became kinder and gentler. … Continue reading

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