Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 28 Q & A 107 Q Which is the second commandment? A The second commandment is, ‘You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under …

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In God’s grace, a pastor learns that they are serving their life’s great ministry, not that they are preparing for it. This grace occurs as the story of God’s people intertwines with theirs, when God’s people are no longer a stepping stone or a means of achieving a plan, but when their stories become the …

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Jesus as Saviour only makes sense if you know you need saving. Jesus as Saviour leads us into a deeper and deeper understanding of our ongoing need to be saved. Our maturity of Christians is not to think that Jesus has made us so much better that our primary need of him now is as …

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The desire for acceptance can never be satisfied through the strivings of our own efforts to be acceptable. It can only be satisfied through an acceptance not based on our strivings, but on the basis of an accepting love that falls on us in spite of who we are. From Searching For Grace: The acceptance …

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