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Spurgeon on Church Gatherings

In February I plodded my way through Spurgeon’s Lectures to My Students and found it to be an immense store of practical but gospel motivated advice for those who teach...

What is Expository Preaching?

I suppose the type of person who reads this sort of blog would, in general, be sympathetic to the notion of "Expository Preaching". All the cool kids are doing it...

Prince Caspian: Conflicting Stories

Similarly to The Horse and His Boy, in Prince Caspian we see the uncertain tension of life between Aslan’s victorious death and his decisive defeat of evil in the future, The...

Stop What You're Doing and Read

I recently picked up a short collection of essays titled Stop What You’re Doing and Read This! The title caught me – not to mention the bright cover – because I...

Song of the Month: I Have a Shelter

I've decided to be more formal with song introduction at Christ Church Hilton. So, starting in the month of January, I'm going to introduce a song each month that I think...

Christ's Temptation and Our Own

I recently posted on Jesus’ temptation in Matthew’s Gospel and argued that the event showed Satan offering Jesus means other than the cross of becoming the Messiah; signified Jesus’ overthrow...

Was Jesus Really Tempted?

In the last post Graham began a series on Jesus' temptation in Matthew. In it, he claimed that "Jesus was truly tempted, because the task set before him was overwhelmingly...

Matthew: The Temptation of Christ

At his baptism, Jesus is called God’s “beloved Son” (Matthew 3:17), he is then partnered by the Holy Spirit and sent into the wilderness to be tempted (4:1). Having been...

Some Dangers of Theological Study

I applied myself more than usual, and had an article posted at IX Marks challenging pastors who have a low evaluation of theological study and highlighting the importance of systematic theology...