Ligonier Ministries have a documentary about Martin Luther that they’ve placed on YouTube for a week or so. If the YouTube embed below doesn’t work it’s too late. Please don’t complain to me if you miss out. It is available to purchase by a variety of means from their website. Luther was not a perfect …

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Some parts of the Christian church will recognise the Reformation tomorrow. The legacy of the Reformation is more than the simple theological distinctive of justification by faith; without its impact the western church would be unrecognisable in its worship, ministry, and mission. From an article by Stephen Nichols. What is Reformation Day? It is the …

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Gathering to worship God bids us do one thing at once with all our focus. This runs counter to the growing tendency to split attention between any number of tasks, giving full attention to nothing. God deserves nothing less than undivided attention. From John Muether: Single-minded attention is strange to us, even in worship, because …

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May churches will acknowledge the Reformation tomorrow, the Sunday before October 31. Stephen Nichol provides a summary of why. What is Reformation Day? It is the day the light of the gospel broke forth out of darkness. It was the day that began the Protestant Reformation. It was a day that led to Martin Luther, …

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At Ligonier, Steven Lawson recalls the well-known quote from Martin Luther about his belief that the event we know as the Reformation was primarily a ministry of God’s Word. As Lawson goes on to add, tomorrow at MGPC we’ll be setting the Bible loose again confident that it will do its work. As the Reformation …

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Sinclair Ferguson considers faith and repentance. Because they can be experienced differently and distinctly we might think they are separate. But that is unhelpful. From Ferguson: In grammatical terms, then, the words repent and believe both function as a synecdoche — the figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole. Thus, …

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