A confessing community: Salvation purchased

Confession 4.5 brings us to the doctrine of justification proper, which is the central question of religion: How can I be right with (or, just before) God? We will only appreciate the magnitude of justification when we ask the right questions: Is God majestic…

I’d be less

I recently read the autobiography of Andre Agassi, an American tennis player whose profession career spanned twenty years (1986–2006) and whose unorthodox apparel and attitude is widely credited with helping to revive the popularity of the sport by which he made his living. Agassi’s…

The (fleeting) pleasures of sin

This past Sunday we spent our Family Bible Hour time in Colossians 3, which Paul opens with an exhortation to set our sights and affections on things above, not on things of the earth. He exhorts us to focus where Christ is. This stands…