So much anger over the Wrath of God.

Bosco Peters’ latest post on his Liturgy website is a great example of a liberal attack on the doctrine of Penal Substitutionary Atonement (PSA), not just for the substance but the manner in which the doctrine is attacked. At our recent synod meeting, one of the songs was Stuart Townend and Keith Getty’s In Christ alone with […]

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Lest We Forget – ANZAC Day 2012

Today is ANZAC Day here in Australia. Much could be said but I’ll leave you with “Oh Valiant Hearts“, possibly the finest of all military hymns. Why the finest? Because it goes where every Christian memorial of war should. From the right and proper tribute of the fallen to the proclamation of the even greater […]

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Good Friday 2012

For our Good Friday vigil at St. Augustine’s I gave 4 briefer meditations on 4 sayings of Jesus during His trial and Crucifixion. from John 18:19-24, John 18:23 “…if I spoke the truth, why did you strike me?” from John 18:28-40, John 18:37 “…you are right in saying that I am a king. In fact, for this […]

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hard is not the same as bad

One thing we are convinced of – the authentic Christian life is cross-shaped and we are therefore not foolish enough to think that those things that are best for us are necessarily the easiest. That would be to make a mockery of the Cross itself. Philippians 3:10 I want to know Christ and the power […]

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Kevin DeYoung Reviews Rob Bell’s “Love Wins”

DeYoung has provided a prompt, comprehensive and much-needed review of Rob Bell's step into outright heresy. You should, of course, read the whole thing but here's a taster… …there are dozens of problems with Love Wins. The theology is heterodox. The history is inaccurate. The impact on souls is devastating. And the use of Scripture is indefensible. […]

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