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Worshiping the Triune God: The Lord’s Supper

In my last blog post in this series, we talked about the Sermon, which is God’s Word proclaimed to the people.  Every good sermon preaches the gospel—the good news of how God has saved us from our sin and misery through the shed blood of Christ.   333 more words

Sermon: Given for you

This morning is the beginning of Holy Week. As we saw earlier with the children waving the palm branches, this week we remember the week that lead to our Lord’s crucifixion. 2,612 more words


PRC (8): The Need for Experiential Preaching

A disadvantage to writing a series of posts and publishing each individual post as you write it is that after you have argued something, you later find a better way to express it. 1,462 more words

Protestant Reformed Churches Of America

Heidelberg Q117

117. Q. What belongs to a prayer which pleases God and is heard by Him?

A. First, we must from the heart call upon the one true God only, who has revealed Himself in His Word, for all that He has commanded us to pray.[1] Second, we must thoroughly know our need and misery, so that we may humble ourselves before God.[2] Third, we must rest on this firm foundation that, although we do not deserve it, God will certainly hear our prayer for the sake of Christ our Lord, as He has promised us in His Word.[3]

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Spiritual Discipline

Notice how devoting yourself to fasting and prayer winds up concentrating your mind on what to eat:

Here are some meatless Friday suggestions:

Cheese Quesadillas. In the unforgettable words of Napoleon Dynamite’s grandmother, “Just fix your self a dang QuesaDILLA.” Our family is all about the quesadilla on Friday.

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Adventures In Church History

"I am my beloved’s, And his desire is for me."

Today’s devotion comes from Song of Solomon 7:10-13.

“10 “I am my beloved’s,
And his desire is for me.
11 “Come, my beloved, let us go out into the country, 382 more words

The God of All Comfort

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God” (2 Corinthians 1:3-4). 847 more words

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