Book Review: The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges

During last year, I spent a good amount of time reading on books dealing with sanctification. While there are many books that address this teaching, I’ve come to realize that most books on this topic within Reformed circles have two basic problems: (1) they merely repeat and/or reword the doctrine of sanctification found in Reformed…

Man’s Sin and Its Wages (Defining Evangelism)

You can listen to the audio lesson here. You can also find the “Working Definition of Evangelism” here. _______________________ DEFINING EVANGELISM PART III – THE PRESENT ESTATE OF MAN Lesson Seven: Man’s Sin and Its Wages “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord,” (Romans 6:23;…

The Holiness of God (Defining Evangelism)

You can listen to the audio lesson here. You can also find the “Working Definition of Evangelism” here. _______________________ DEFINING EVANGELISM PART III – THE PRESENT ESTATE OF MAN Lesson Six: The Holiness of God “And to the eyes of the sons of Israel the appearance of the glory of the Lord was like a consuming fire on the…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 31

Day 31 Of God and of the Holy Trinity Chapter 2, Paragraph 1. “…every way infinite, most holy…” Scripture Lookup Isaiah 6:3. Reflection God is absolutely holy. What does that mean? Thomas Vincent describes it this way: The holiness of God is his essential property, whereby he is infinitely pure; loves and delights in his…

A Working Definition of Evangelism

With a view toward making disciples and covenanting them to a local church, where they will be baptized in the name of the Triune God and taught to obey all that Christ commanded, evangelism is the articulation of the holiness of God, the sin of man and its wages, Christ’s accomplishment of redemption through His…