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Compartments: What's the Problem?

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.  Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.  

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Clearing the Confusion on Regeneration

With my preconfession students I’ve been surveying what we call the Order of Salvation — theologians usually use the Latin term Ordo Salutis.  These are the logical steps involved in salvation.  879 more words


What Heidelberg might teach us?

It would be a wonderful gift to the United Methodist Church if General Conference authorized an official catechism for the denomination.* I think of something along the lines of the… 690 more words


What is thy only comfort in life and death? - The Life and Significance of Zacharias Ursinus and the Heidelberg Catechism

Guest Contributor: Mark S.

A student and friend of many great Protestant Reformers, Zacharias Ursinus is remembered along with his mentors for his work as the principle author of the Heidelberg Catechism, one of the best-loved catechisms within the Reformed Protestant tradition. 952 more words


First Glance: Exodus 20:12

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” (Exodus 20:12)

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First Glance

Merciful, but also just

In response to what we read in the Heidelberg Catechism about God’s wrath, it makes sense for a person to ask the question we find in  235 more words

Heidelberg Catechism Reflections

God's wrath

Q & A 10

Q. Does God permit such disobedience and rebellion to go unpunished?

A. Certainly not. God is terribly angry with the sin we are born with as well as the sins we personally commit. 

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Heidelberg Catechism Reflections