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What Are You Worried About?

We are inveterate plea-bargainers. We are adepts at the art of the deal. Romans 1 tells us that in our fallen condition we all deny the God we know exists. We know we stand guilty before Him, but we suppress … Continue reading

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Ask RC- Is acting a sin?

In its exposition of the meaning of the 7th commandment the Westminster Larger Catechism says, “The sins forbidden in the Seventh Commandment, besides the neglect of the duties required, are, adultery, fornication, rape, inces3, sodomy, and all unnatural lusts; … … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Advocates

There are many blessings that come with being de-platformed. One of those blessings is being freed from various internet press-gangs. Time was whenever there was a hubbub on the internet that agitators on both sides would seek to win my … Continue reading

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Ask RC-Jesus told the rich young fool that he must sell all that he had, give it to the poor, and follow him. Is this true for all who would follow Jesus?

Yes. This, of course, is not what we typically hear about this text. We are told, for instance, that Jesus was tapping into the first use of the law rather than the third here, that rather than telling the young … Continue reading

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New Theses For a New Reformation

Today we begin a new series of posts, New Theses on a New Reformation. Once a week I will be posting a brief challenge to us as individuals, as families and as the church, encouraging us all to repent and … Continue reading

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Environmentalism, Sinclair Ferguson’s The Whole Christ and The Theology of Glory

Today’s Jesus Changes Everything

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God’s Hammer

Sometimes, indeed often, we build and maintain our paradigms for our own comfort. Our worldview is usually less the result of careful, dispassionate, sober-minded analysis, and more the result of self-serving, special pleading, rationalization of our sin. We believe what … Continue reading

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Three Question Salute or, How to Reboot Gratitude

Ingratitude is virtually universal. Adam and Eve were ungrateful in paradise. The children of Israel were ungrateful after being delivered from slavery and while being led to a land flowing with milk and honey. Paul, in , seeking to describe … Continue reading

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Ask RC- What, if you could have only one word, would you want on your tombstone?

This “Ask RC” goes back twenty years. This question was asked of me by a friend with a preternatural gift of asking what he calls “diagnostic questions,” questions that slip into ordinary conversation that end up, before we know what … Continue reading

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The Daily Grind

We are all mirrors cracked. Man, as man, was made to reflect the glory of God. Adam and Eve were put into the Garden to reflect their Maker, to show forth His glory. In defying Him and eating of the … Continue reading

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