But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Apologetic Report - The Riddleblog

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The First in a Series of Sermons on the Book of Daniel

We know that Daniel was young man of noble Hebrew descent living in Judah in 605 B.C.  That was the year when, in the providence of God, King Nebuchadnezzar sent his armies to lay siege to Jerusalem–only to destroy the city and its...

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Monday, 20 March 2017 12:40

Ben Sasse -- The Judge's Robe

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Sunday, 19 March 2017 08:40

"The Gospel of Christ" -- Galatians 1:1-9

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Here's the audio from this morning's sermon--the first in a series on the Book of Galatians

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Wednesday, 15 March 2017 03:04

"The Son of Man Is Coming" -- Matthew 24:29-44

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An Introduction to the Book of Daniel (Part Two)

Before we begin our series on the Book of Daniel, we are spending several weeks looking at Jesus’ use of Daniel’s prophecy as recounted in the Olivet Discourse in Matthew 24.  Jesus sees the fulfillment of Daniel’s prophecy as...

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017 04:03

Reformation Theology -- Just Got My Copy!

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This important new volume is ready! 

My contribution is, "The Eschatology of the Reformers"

Here's the publisher's (Crossway) summary:

Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary

Edited by Matthew Barrett,
Foreword by Michael Horton,
Contributions by R. Michael Allen,...

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Here's the audio from the concluding sermon in our ten-part series on Colossians

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An Introduction to the Study of the Book of Daniel (Part One)

We begin our series on the Book of Daniel in a surprising place–the Gospel of Matthew with Jesus giving the Olivet Discourse.  The discourse is so named because Jesus and this disciples were sitting on the Mount of Olives,...

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An unfortunate "typo" surely ruined someone's Lenten bulletin . . .  It is currently making its way around the internet.

This unfortunate error demonstrates two things.  For one thing, church secretaries have great power and an awesome responsibility.  I'll bet the congregation which...

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Here's the audio from this morning's sermon on Colossians

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017 02:13

"Remember Me, O My God" -- Nehemiah 13:1-9

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The Twenty-First (and Final) in a Series of Sermons on Ezra-Nehemiah

Nehemiah served as governor of Judah for twelve difficult years.  Under his very capable leadership, the insults, plotting, and threats made by the Peoples of the Land (led by Sanballat, his lackey Tobiah, and Geshem) against...

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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 02:15

"For God Made Them Rejoice" -- Nehemiah 12:27-43

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The Twentieth in a Series of Sermons on Ezra-Nehemiah

What comes next for Jerusalem and for the people of Israel after the Reformation which broke out in Israel in the days of Ezra-Nehemiah?  Jerusalem and its temple were destroyed in 587 B.C. by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzer.  Most...

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Here's the audio from this morning's ordination and installation sermon: 

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Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:14

B. B. Warfield's First Pastoral Call

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Amy Mantravadi has written an important essay on B. B. Warfield's first pastoral call in Dayton, Ohio.  I encourage you to take a look:  B. B. Warfield in Dayton

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The fallout from this event was exactly what you might expect. The presbytery “passed resolutions reflecting...

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Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:41

Academy Cancelled on Account of Rain!

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We are cancelling this week's Academy Lecture (Friday evening) due to rain--up to four inches is expected.  There will likely be street and local flooding--especially near the church.

The picture is of my front yard from the last 3 inch rain a couple of weeks ago.  We have had enough rain...

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017 09:40

"Observe and Obey" -- Nehemiah 10:28-39

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The Nineteenth in a Series of Sermons on Ezra-Nehemiah

When the people of God’s chosen nation gather together to pray and repent of their sins (as Israel does in Nehemiah 9), what happens next?  Their prayer, which amounts to recounting back to YHWH all of the gracious things he has done...

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Monday, 13 February 2017 10:37

This Is Just Plain Stupid!

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The Baseball powers (MLB) are actually toying with a rule change designed to shorten games.  Beginning in the tenth inning, each team would be allowed to open the inning with a runner on second base--the idea is to make it easier to score and hence shorten the game.

This is just plain stupid!

Pro...

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Here's the audio from this morning's sermon on Colossians 3:1-11

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The Eighteenth in a Series of Sermons on Ezra-Nehemiah

In Nehemiah chapters 8-10 we read of a dramatic covenant renewal ceremony which took place in Jerusalem, shortly after the people of Israel had completed the arduous task of rebuilding Jerusalem’s walls and gates.  In chapter 8:4-9,...

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Tuesday, 31 January 2017 08:46

"The Book of the Law" -- Nehemiah 7:1-8:13

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The Seventeenth in a Series of Sermons on Ezra-Nehemiah

If you know the history of Israel, you know that there are great turning points in redemptive history which determine the subsequent course of events for the people of God.  We find one of these turning points in our passage, when the...

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Sunday, 29 January 2017 16:19

"The Lamp and the Light" -- Exodus 25:31-40

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Monday, 23 January 2017 08:09

"The Table and the Bread" -- Exodus 25:23-30

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Tuesday, 17 January 2017 14:56

"Reformation Theology" Due in March!

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This important volume will be out soon! 

My contribution is, "The Eschatology of the Reformers"

Here's the publisher's (Crossway) summary:

Reformation Theology: A Systematic Summary

Edited by Matthew Barrett,
Foreword by Michael Horton,
Contributions by R. Michael Allen,...

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