Tea Requires Water: An Analogy (via Mike Robinson)

Tea Requires Water: An Analogy (via Mike Robinson) A cup of tea is wet, quenches the thirst, spills, and freezes. Water is wet, quenches the thirst, spills, and freezes. However, water doesn’t need tea to be water. The tea needs water to be tea. Drinkable tea presupposes and requires water. And the laws of logic…

A Quick Note On Law Keeping

One of the primary confusions that I see within the Christian sphere has to do with attitudes towards law keeping, specifically, God’s law and the ordinances set forth in Scripture. Two attitudes that are prevalent within the church are (1) we are no longer under the law and therefore, we have no guiding law-like system…

WESTMINSTER CONFESSION OF FAITH: CHAPTER 7

Here’s the PowerPoint from our study of WCF chapter 7. This is a vital chapter in understanding this new era of redemptive history, and the covenant continuity that is seen between the OT and the New, as highlighted in this chapter, is vital to our understanding of faith and salvation. The highlight of this chapter…

Sunday School (UPDATED)…Catching up on my posts

Here’s a series of MP3’s from the last month of Sunday School. The first three audio lectures deal with Old Earth vs. Young Earth interpretations of the Genesis creation account (a topic raised from Westminster Confession, chapter 4). Today’s class (05/04/14) dealt with the Westminster Confession of Faith, chapter 5 and God’s providence and control…

Sermon and Sunday School on Covenant Theology (02/09/14)

Here is the Sunday School lesson and sermon from today. First, we continued our study of the Westminster Confession of Faith, reviewing chapter 2 which deals with the nature of God and the Trinity. During today’s sermon, I spoke on the issue of Covenant Theology and why we in the Reformed Church adhere to this…

SUNDAY SCHOOL: INTRODUCTION TO REFORMED THOUGHT

This class could have been titled An Introduction to Presuppositional Thought, because the main theme throughout the class was that of presupposing the objective revelation of God, the Scriptures, as the ultimate standard of our human experience by which we come to understand all of our experience. By us studying God and what God says…

Time To Catch Up

It’s been a good while since I posted anything due to my final weeks in Seminary. I am happy to report that all of my course work has been completed and now the wait begins for grades to be posted. This is always the hard part. Anyway, I wanted to upload the most recent Sunday…