Creeds and Confessions

Doctrine of God and Church Discipline - Q&A Jonathan and James answer a few listener’s questions as a follow-up to a prior episode. Our hosts address the question of how one can know if Scripture is speaking of God metaphorically or literally. How should one understand Scripture when it talks...
Chad Van Dixhoorn Articles
The word 'confessing', I confess, is a little bit vague. We use the word when we are admitting that we could have done better, or when owning that we've actually done wrong. In places where a life dedicated to Christ is unappreciated or even illegal, confessing to Christianity means confessing to a...
Chad Van Dixhoorn Articles
The word 'confessing', I confess, is a little bit vague. We use the word when we are admitting that we could have done better, or when owning that we've actually done wrong. In places where a life dedicated to Christ is unappreciated or even illegal, confessing to Christianity means confessing to a...
Donald Macleod
The primary service which Systematic Theology performs for the preacher is to provide him with his message. But that's not all. It should also give his message biblical proportion and balance. After all, it is only too easy to ride hobby-horses, as witness the story of the old Presbyterian minister...
Donald Macleod
The primary service which Systematic Theology performs for the preacher is to provide him with his message. But that's not all. It should also give his message biblical proportion and balance. After all, it is only too easy to ride hobby-horses, as witness the story of the old Presbyterian minister...
Mark Johnston Articles
As we come to the last of our studies in the Apostles' Creed, we cannot help but be struck by the way it ends: I believe '...in the resurrection of the dead and the life everlasting'. Given the brevity of the preceding statement on the forgiveness of sins, there is something in us that wants to...
Mark Johnston Articles
As we come to the last of our studies in the Apostles' Creed, we cannot help but be struck by the way it ends: I believe '...in the resurrection of the dead and the life everlasting'. Given the brevity of the preceding statement on the forgiveness of sins, there is something in us that wants to...
Mark Johnston Articles
There are few things that are more precious to Christ and yet more neglected by his people than the church and what the Bible has to say about it. It is his body and bride and he shed his blood for her salvation; yet churches and Christians pay scant attention to what it is and why it matters. In...
Mark Johnston Articles
If I remember correctly, I began my last article in this series on the Apostles' Creed by saying, 'There is nothing more central to the Christian message than the cross of Christ'. That is indeed the case; but it is a statement that needs to be qualified. Just as the cross on which Jesus died...
Mark Johnston Articles
If I remember correctly, I began my last article in this series on the Apostles' Creed by saying, 'There is nothing more central to the Christian message than the cross of Christ'. That is indeed the case; but it is a statement that needs to be qualified. Just as the cross on which Jesus died...