Westminster Confession of Faith – Lord’s Day 2 Chapter 1 – Of The Holy Scripture Cont. (Paragraphs 4-7) IV. The authority of the Holy Scripture, for which it ought to be believed and obeyed, depends not upon the testimony of any man or Church, but wholly upon God (who is truth itself), the Author thereof; …

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I’m currently looking at what I hope will prove to be a three series exploration of the parables of Jesus. (Ten or so sermons each in 2022, 2023, 2024 (!!)) There are a lot of thoughts on the parables of Jesus; my understanding is that Jesus intentionally uses them as teaching device that, rather than …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 39 Q & A 155 Q How is the Word made effectual to salvation? A The Spirit of God makes the reading, but especially the preaching of the Word, an effectual means of enlightening, convincing, and humbling sinners; of driving them out of themselves, and drawing them unto Christ; …

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