Follow the Narrow Path

For Lord’s Day July 8, 2012 Dear Saints, Last Lord’s Day evening, we began the last “mini-series” through the first half (officially) of the Larger Catechism on what we are to believe concerning God. This last series covers the topic…

Certitude of Certainty

For Lord’s Day, August 5, 2012 Dear Saints, Tomorrow evening we celebrate the Lord’s Supper together. Following is another excerpt from Gordon J. Keddie’s book, The Lord’s Supper is a Celebration of Grace, to prepare your soul: “A seal pledges…

Thanksgiving: Religious Expressions of Cheer and Joy

Dear Saints, In preparation for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving Service, please meditate on this quote by Charles Hodge: “Foolish talking and jesting are not the ways in which Christian cheerfulness should express itself, but rather “giving of thanks”  (Eph. 5:4). Religion is…

Parenting “Shorter Catechism Boys”

For Lord’s Day, November 11, 2012 Dear Saints, Are you a “Shorter Catechism Boy or Girl”?  Are your children?  The email I am forwarding you (below, and the source of the pictures in this post) ties nicely in with last…

Consumed with Zeal for God’s House

For Lord’s day, October 28, 2012: Dear Saints, Tomorrow morning, we will see how Jacob laments the death of Joseph (as far as he knows is the case) by renting his clothes and lamenting in sackcloth in terrible mourning.  Yet,…

Peaceful Submission

Dear Saints, I got some disappointing news this week from my previous boss at the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary (where I also graduated).  A major accomplishment we had long labored on together will likely become nullified due to some sad…