Category Archives: Discipleship

A Delayed Salvation

“who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time” (1 Peter 1:5). A friend came by the other day to talk about salvation. Those who characterize themselves as unbelievers … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Being in Seminary

The following message was delivered at New Student Orientation, on August 23, at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC Seminary: A Ministry of Preparation Recently I participated in the ordination of a young man to the Gospel ministry, to pastor a … Continue reading

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Why I am a Pentecost(al) Presbyterian

I read the following story this week: “Erasmus, the famous Renaissance scholar, once told a classic story which was designed to emphasize how important it is that we take up the torch of Christ’s ministry with great commitment. In the … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of a Seminary President: Reflections on Ash Wednesday

Introduction to the ReadingYou have heard the old adage, “I must catch up with the others for I am their leader. Well that is the way that I feel. I sat at my desk yesterday and thought, “Well I am … Continue reading

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Old Spice, Hai Karaté and the Aroma of God

Then burn the entire ram on the altar. It is a burnt offering to the LORD, a pleasing aroma, an offering made to the LORD by fire.  Exodus 29.18 For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those … Continue reading

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Holiness

A Sermon on Romans 6.1-2, 12-18, 22-23 preached at First Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga, TN on November 18, 2007 Introduction to the Reading Since I have been with you, God has called me to preach much about the truth of salvation … Continue reading

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The God Who Calls

A Sermon from Exodus 3.10-12 Preached on October 27, 2007 at First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee Introduction to the Reading We return to Exodus Chapter three. And today we consider the Call of Moses and how that call relates … Continue reading

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Predestination and Missions

The following thoughts come after the 56th Annual World Missions Conference of First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga. The speakers for this conference were Dr. Hans Beyer, Professor of New Testament, Covenant Theological Seminary, and Dr. Sandy Willson, Senior Minister, Second … Continue reading

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Trusting the God Who Speaks

The following post is not a full manuscript but some notes suggestive of the message from Exodus Chapter Three in a series called Trusting God. Exodus 3.1-5 (ESV) Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest … Continue reading

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Remembering Jim: A Tribute to Dr. D. James Kennedy (1930-2007)

But will we not miss his voice for the unborn? Will we not miss his tireless efforts to bring morality back to the public square in our nation? Will we not miss his clear call for Christians to take every thought captive for Christ? Continue reading

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