Fleming Rutledge on Jesus’ remaining completely in character while on the cross. And what a character it is. Jesus waging a battle on the cross. The whole business of the two thrives dramatises the intensity of his struggle to absorb into himself the malice of those who were reviling him, while at the same time …

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I’ve Seen Too Much, a track from Resurrection Letters Vol. 1 by Andrew Peterson. The lives of the disciples only make sense in the light of the resurrection. “I’ve seen so much that cannot be explained And I realize it’s a mystery of faith But my friend was dead and He walked out of the …

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Whate’er My God Ordains Is Right is Matt Merker’s (with help from Keith Getty) retuning of words originally written by Samuel Rodigast, translated by Catherine Winkworth. Whate’er my God ordains is right, His holy will abideth; I will be still whate’er He does, And follow where He guideth. He is my God, though dark my …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 17 45. Q. What benefit do we receive from “the resurrection” of Christ? A. First, by his resurrection he has overcome death that he might make us share in the righteousness which he has obtained for us through his death. Second, we too are now raised by his power to …

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Jared Wilson writes against the niceties that compel Christians (who should no better) to maintain appearances of being okay. If there’s one place on earth everyone should feel free not to be okay, it’s the church: I know the reasons we don’t live transparently with each other. We’re afraid. We’re embarrassed. We don’t want to …

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Song: Good And Gracious King Welcome: Call to Worship Song: How Great Is Our God Prayer Of Confession Song: My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less Affirming our Faith: Westminster Shorter Catechism Q26 Song: Now To The King Of Heaven Bible Reading: 1 Timothy 2:1-15 – Instructions regarding public worship. Bible Memorisation: James 5:13 Song: …

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Winn Collier’s fictional pastor Jonas McAnn writes of the reasons for his inclusion of creeds in weekly worship: First, it’s important to remember that we don’t just say the creeds – we pray them. The creeds end with Amen. When we pray, we converse with the Holy Trinity, the God of the universe. When we …

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