Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 20 Q & A 35 Q What is sanctification? A Sanctification is the work of God’s free grace,1 whereby we are renewed in the whole man after the image of God,2 and are enabled more and more to die unto sin, and live unto righteousness.*3 *1 Ezekiel 36:27; Philippians …

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You can find this video service at this page at our website. What sort of stories are best for a people in exile? 2 Kings chapter 3 reveals what has changed in Israel with the transition from Elijah to Elisha. Turns out not much has changed about the hearts of the people. Fortunately, nothing has …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 19 Q & A 33 Q What is justification? A Justification is an act of God’s free grace,1 wherein he pardons all our sins,2 and accepts us as righteous in His sight,3 only for the righteousness of Christ imputed to us,4 and received by faith alone.*5 *1 Romans 3:24. …

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How could a people who have experienced the genuine power of God decide to worship idols. Drew Dyck thinks it was not because the people forgot, but because they wanted something safer, something they could control. Idolatry is the creation and worship of manageable gods. From Yawning At Tigers: On the morning of the third …

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There are so many losses in the current season. Some of those losses will be recouped in some fashion. Some of those losses will never be recovered. Grief is the expression of emotion when a loss has been acknowledged. When the loss is not acknowledged, and grief is not expressed, grief lies waiting. It will …

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Mockingbird have published this reflection by Trevor Almy, who has gone through seasons of intense chronic depression and who sees similarities in the way people are experiencing and reacting to the time of pandemic we are going through and his own reactions during depression. This is not proscriptive and neither makes light of chronic depression …

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This is the video recorded for Mount Gambier Presbyterian Church for the weekend of May 3, 2020. Continuing the series begun last week in 2 Kings. Elijah is leaving, but surprisingly that’s not the most important detail in Chapter 2. In a chapter full of unusual situations that raise many questions, we need to carefully …

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