Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 37 Q & A 149 Q Is any man able perfectly to keep the commandments of God? A No man is able, either of himself, or by any grace received in this life, perfectly to keep the commandments of God; but does daily break them in thought, word, and …

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Songs of preparation: Lord Vindicate Me (Psalm 26) and Salvation Belongs To Our God. Responsive call to worship: Praise: From All That Dwell Below The Skies. Prayer of Confession: Song of assurance, confession of faith, doxology: Jesus Paid It All; The Apostle‚Äôs Creed; Now To The King Of Heaven. Consecutive reading: Ezekiel 25:1-17 – Chapters …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 10 Q & A 17 Q Into what estate did the fall bring mankind? A The fall brought mankind into an estate of sin and misery.*1 Q & A 18 Q Wherein consists the sinfulness of that estate whereinto man fell? A The sinfulness of that estate whereinto man …

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Boz Tchividjian is something of an authority on child protection and child abuse in the USA, with relevance to the responses that churches should have in this area. Ed Stetzer recently concluded an extensive interview with Tchividjian. Taken alongside existing abuse and protection protocols, his insights are helpful. Certain aspects of the interviews touch on …

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