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"You Forgot Something" A Reformedish Commentary on an Orthodox Commentary on the Sanctification Debates

Some of you know there’s been a bit of a brouhaha over the issue of sanctification in online Reformed circles in the last couple of months. 1,985 more words


Three Ways Our Deeds Relate to Our Salvation

John Piper:

One effect of close attention to Scripture is that sweeping generalizations become problematic. This is notably true of the way our works (including our attitudes and words and behavior) relate to our salvation. 1,250 more words

The Gospel

Sermon I Highly Recommend

In my post for Christmas of 2012, I spent some time talking about peace with God, especially as it related to the Christmas story, and also how we humans can get that peace. 62 more words




Dr. John Gerstner tells us how to have Peace! Peace! … and there really is true peace!  This is contrasted with the proclamation of false teachers who declare Peace!  196 more words


You Do Not Have to Be Perfect...

Justification is something that happens externally from us. It is accomplished by the sinless life, substitutionary death, and bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ in our place, for our sins, as our savior. 109 more words


My Own, Personal Scapegoat

There is a story of two young boys, Ralph and Mario. Mario lived near some woods and brought Ralph over one day to play. Both of them aspiring handymen, they chose to spend their time in the garage, building things out of the available spare wood scraps. 2,710 more words

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