A true theological account of the Birth of Christ – VIII. The Kingly Office

As the Second Person in the Holy Trinity, the eternal Son, Christ naturally shares the dominion of God over all His creatures. His throne is established in the heavens and His Kingdom ruleth over all, Ps. 103:19. This kingship differs from the mediatorial kingship of Christ, which is a conferred and economical kingship, exercised by […]

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Virgin Birth debate interrupts regular ‘War on Christmas’ program

NewsBob Allen  |  December 21, 2016 The other war on Christmas — not the one over saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas” — broke into a skirmish after a well-known evangelical preacher suggested he doesn’t have a problem with people who doubt the Virgin Birth. Andy Stanley, founder of North Point Ministries, a network of six […]

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Pray that God will deliver Pastor Andrew Brunson from the jaws of the Devil Imprisoned EPC pastor formally charged in Turkey

Andrew Brunson Andrew Brunson has been charged in Turkey with membership in an armed terrorist organization and sent to prison by the officiating judge. Brunson, an EPC teaching elder and member of the Presbytery of the Mid-Atlantic, had been held without charge in a detention center in Turkey since October 7. He was interrogated without […]

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New post on This Day in Presbyterian History

December 20: First General Assembly of the Church of Scotland by archivist Beginnings can be Interesting Beginnings of anything can be interesting. This author once planted a mission church in  a sizeable Midwest city. He had done all the preliminary preparation for the mission. Several families committed themselves to the endeavor. The first worship service was planned in a spacious […]

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This Day in Presbyterian History

Daily devotional readings in Scripture, the Westminster Standards, & Presbyterian history.  December 17: Joseph Henry, LL.D. 17 December, 2016 in December 2016 by archivist | No comments “The henry” — Consider how he was described by his contemporaries and historians in general. He was a reserved quiet man, with great gentleness, courtesy of manner, reserved, and […]

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Franchising Church: The Latest Greatest Trend of the Megachurch Movement

Tim Brister —  August 25, 2005 — 0 Comments In Christianity Today’s recent magazine (September 2005), there is an interesting article called “High-Tech Circuit Riders” by Bob Smietana which reveals what could become the mother of all inventions of modern-day pragmatism of the megachurch movement. It is called the “franchise church” or satellite church. Whereas some megachurches […]

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The Risen Star of Jacob

 December 12, 2016 by Iain Duguid In Balaam’s final oracle he announced that a star would come out of Jacob and a scepter out of Israel, a great king who would definitively crush all of her enemies (Numbers 24:17–19). In that day, pride of place would not be sufficient to keep Israel’s adversaries safe: the […]

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