Mark Johnston on 01/21/2022

The sweet comfort of the Gospel

by Mark JohnstonThe first question and answer of the Heidelberg Catechism has resonated with generations of people familiar with it.Q. What is your only comfort in life and in death?A. That I am not my own, but belong—body and soul, in life and in death – to my faithful Saviour, Jesus Christ. He has

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Simonetta Carr on 01/18/2022

Medieval Christian Brides

by Simonetta CarrMedieval Christian Brides The biblical rule of not marrying unbelievers wasn’t always binding in the first centuries of Christianity, especially when it came to the nobility. Priority was given to political concerns and family alliances. And, at a time when rulers determ

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Stephen Unthank on 01/17/2022

Wisdom and Productivity

by Stephen UnthankSolomon, in wanting his son to pursue and know wisdom, instructs him to “consider the ant” (Proverbs 6:6). The command is to observe and learn the ways of this small but impressive creature. What impressive wisdom does the ant teach us? Diligent. Hard. work. In short, the ant is pr

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Sarah Ivill on 01/15/2022

The New Self

by Sarah IvillFor many people January is the month of new beginnings. By now, some of you have made it a few weeks on your new diet or exercise program, Bible reading plan, caffeine-free mornings, social media fast, budget, or endeavor to read more books. These are all good goals, but they pale in c

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