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Perkins on Law and Gospel In a previous post I shared William Perkins’ summary of the task of preaching.  Here I’d like to share a few quotes about application and…

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One of the first books written in the English language on preaching is  ‘The Art of Prophesying” by William Perkins (1606).  This book, though written over 400 years ago, is…

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In a previous post I described how my friend Dan and I challenged each other to write a new worship song (a song created for the purpose of  use for…

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Recently, I have begun sharing this video with non-Christians I meet in order to explain to them the gospel, or the gist of the Christian message.  I think this video…

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I have been wanting to read John Piper’s “Brothers, We are Not Professionals” for years, and was delighted to read through his recently updated version (2013) the past several weeks.…

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The  commands of the Bible come at us a with a white-hot purity: ‘Consider the needs of others to be more important than your own’ (Phil 2:3-4).  Hearing such a…

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Vanhoozer on the Inerrancy of Scripture I was always bummed that I did not get to take a class under the theologian Kevin Vanhoozer during my time at Wheaton.  His…

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