Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 26 69. Q. How does holy Baptism remind and assure you that the one sacrifice of Christ on the cross avails for you? A. In this way: Christ instituted this external washing with water and by it has promised that I am as certainly washed with his blood and Spirit …

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Sola (By Your Word Alone) and How Long Will You Forget Me Lord (Psalm 13) are the songs of preparation. Worship commences with Humble Thyself / Our God Is An Awesome God. Our prayer of adoration and confession will recall the free gift of God, eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord, and the freedom …

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Ned Stonehouse’s biographical memoir of J Gresham Machen is an encouraging read. It provides insight into the challenges faithful people face as a denomination slides into liberalism, and there are some nice character touches. I first read it in the 80’s and it provided some helpful insight into understanding figures who had gone through the …

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