October 15: Van Horn on WSC Q. 31 15 October, 2017 in October 2017 by archivist | No comments STUDIES IN THE WESTMINSTER SHORTER CATECHISM by Rev. Leonard T. Van Horn A. — Effectual calling is the work of God’s Spirit, whereby, convincing us of our sin and misery, enlightening our minds in the knowledge of […]Read More Q. 31. — What is effectual calling?
By Michael Horton on Oct 09, 2017 in Bible, Q&A Roman Kraft / unsplash In recent years, some evangelical scholars have been drawn to the traditional Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox charge that the doctrine of justification taught by the Protestant Reformers is a novelty. Not quite. First, the Greek verb for “to justify” means […]Read More Did Martin Luther Invent “Justification” 500 Years Ago?
by News Division · Published October 4, 2017 · Updated October 4, 2017 The problem is, the story is untrue. The man in the neon yellow shirt with the words “turn or burn” is affiliated with SOAPA, the Southeastern Open Air Preachers Association. SOAPA is often associated with Ruben Israel and Jesse Morrell. As a side note, […]Read More Fact Check: Street Preacher Implores Concert Goers to Repent, Moments Before Shooting
23 September, 2017 in September 2017 by archivist | No comments Yet another form of a children’s catechism. This version was published in THE WESTMINSTER ASSEMBLY’S SHORTER CATECHISM, WITH SCRIPTURE PROOFS. [Portland : Hyde, Lord and Duren. New-York City : Eli French. 1847.] A CATECHISM IN RHYME. Who made you, child, and bade you live? […]Read More September 23: A Catechism in Rhyme (1847)
by archivist “Westminster Theological Seminary: Its Purpose and Plan” was delivered by the Rev. Dr. J. Gresham Machen at the first convocation address at the Seminary on September 25, 1929. Dr. Machen’s address was subsequently published on the pages of The Presbyterian, in its October 10, 1929 issue (pages 6-9) and later reprinted in What Is Christianity?, […]Read More September 25: Machen’s Plan for Westminster (1929)
[excerpted from The Christian Observer 121.38 (20 September 1933): 7.] Recent research is giving an increasingly prominent place in the establishment of early Christianity to catechizing. The Greek verb, “katecheo,” occurs seven times in the New Testament. In five of these instances it is used in our technical sense of elementary religious instruction. Luke wrote the third […]Read More Catechizing by Prof. Wm. C. Robinson
by Rev. Leonard T. Van Horn Q. 29. — How are we made partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ? A. — We are made partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ, by the effectual application of it to us by his Holy Spirit. Scripture References: John 1:12-13; John 3:5-6; Titus 3:5-6. Questions: 1. What do we […]Read More STUDIES IN THE WESTMINSTER SHORTER CATECHISM
by Rev. Leonard T. Van Horn Q. 28. Wherein consisteth Christ’s exaltation? A. Christ’s exaltation consisteth in his rising again from the dead on the third day, in ascending up into heaven, in sitting at the right hand of God the Father, and in coming to judge the world at the last day. Scripture References: I Cor. 15:3,4. […]Read More STUDIES IN THE WESTMINSTER SHORTER CATECHISM