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The act of catechizing, though somewhat foreign to the ears of modern evangelicals, was part of the regular diet of our early Christian forbearers. The word catechize comes from the Greek word katecheo simply meaning to teach, or instruct.
From whence does Paul's understanding of a believer's union in Christ come? Much recent work has shed some light upon this question and many have pointed to Paul's actual encounter with Christ when on the Damascus Road. And indeed it seems that it was in his Damascus road experience where the deep...
At the heart of the gospel is the penal substitutionary atonement of Jesus Christ. And though this is properly the work of the incarnate Son of God who died upon the cross, the Trinity is wholly involved in this event - it is the Father who sent the Son and it is the Son who dies through the power...
Thomas Brooks, in his work The Secret Key to Heaven, gives a brief but wonderful insight into the nature of true prayer. He writes, God looks not at the elegancy of your prayers, to see how neat they are; nor yet at the geometry of your prayers to see how long they are; nor yet at the arithmetic of...