Jonathan Master
Christians are frequently reminded to "remember the reason for Christmas," meaning, of course, that we should turn our attention away from the cultural trappings and to the fact that Jesus was born to Mary in Bethlehem. But this Christmas, perhaps we should fix our attention a little...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
This week on Theology on the Go, Dr. Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. Liam Goligher, pastor of the historic Tenth Presbyterian Church in downtown Philadelphia, PA. As pastor of Tenth Presbyterian, Dr. Goligher has done much thinking and teaching on the topic of missions, and how Christians are to...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
About two weeks ago, I had the privilege of co-chairing an Alliance conference, the Princeton Regional Conference on Reformed Theology. Our main speakers were Alistair Begg and Ian Hamilton, and the topic was God's providence. What a wonderful topic for reflection!...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
Omnipotent is one of the many words which appear in the older versions of the English Bible, but not in the more modern ones. It is also part of the vocabulary of our hymns, but is rarely employed in more modern choruses and Christian songs. It is a word which can only be applied to God Himself...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
I get to talk with pastors all the time. It's one of the joys and privileges of the work God has given me to do. I've also served as a pastor for ten years - less than many of my brothers, but long enough to experience some of the ups and downs of ministry...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
Christians have always been persecuted. Peter reminded his readers of this in the earliest days of the church: "knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by the brotherhood throughout the world" (1 Peter 5:9b). But it does seem as if the suffering of Christians -...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
There are many model prayers in the Bible. The most famous is The Lord's Prayer, recorded for us in Matthew and Luke; but there are others besides. Recently, Mark Johnston has turned our attention to the prayer of Daniel, or, more specifically, to the prayer life of Daniel. Both Daniel...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
We live in a time of loneliness. It is not because we are isolated. Most people live within a short drive of a city, and those who don't can easily connect with others over the phone or the internet. And yet there is a sense that our technological connection has made use less connected in...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
Have you ever looked back at your life or your ministry? How does it appear to you - as a success, or as a failure? In the last chapter of Micah, we see Micah reflect on the entirety of his ministry in Judah. Micah overlapped with three kings, one of whom was lukewarm; one of whom was very wicked;...Continue reading.
Jonathan Master
One of the clearest insights of the Reformers was on the concept of vocation. Luther said that individual Christians had obligations to walk by faith in their Christian life, but they also had important obligations in whatever employment they had. It was as important to be an honest banker, for...Continue reading.

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