Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 29 Chapter 18 – Of the Assurance of Grace and Salvation (Cont.) (Paragraphs 3-4) III. This infallible assurance does not so belong to the essence of faith but that a true believer may wait long and conflict with many difficulties before he be partaker of it: yet, being …

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In A Liturgy Of Grief, Leslie C. Allen explores the biblical book of Lamentations and its theme of grief. While discerning patterns that have been helpful in dealing with individuals in chaplaincy work, Allen identifies some traits of corporate grief. Grief comes in many shapes, shades, and sizes. The grief of Lamentations is of a …

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The sermon is human speech and divine communication. The imperfections and limitations of the speakers bring us to understand that any fruit is due to the presence of the risen Christ who is the word. …whereas our voices fail, crack under the strain and fade, ricochet off the walls of the church and die, the …

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A biblical sermon is God communicating with humanity. The words are completely human. And yet God is active. In preaching, God solicits our participation in communication, utilising preachers to draw the world into conversation. No sermon is immaculately conceived; it’s words of a thoroughly human preacher delivered in the name of the same relentlessly redemptive …

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