poor boy off the farm

October 23, 2010

My Tribute to My Dad

A few years ago, my dad began writing his memoirs. His title was “Poor Boy off the Farm”. It reflects the reality of his life story and something of his insecurities as he battled honorably through life. He was far from ‘poor’ in my mind, though he began life in humble circumstances.

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10.10.10 sermons

October 10, 2010

Wednesday:

Survey of Judges

Norman Burgess, one of our local men, gave a survey of Judges for our Wednesday study.

Sunday:

Foundations of Sanctification (Rm 6:14)

The reasons for our sanctifying faith lie in the two foundation stones we find in today’s passage: we certainly are not any longer under the dominion of sin and we are no longer under law but under grace.

The Person of Christ Incarnate (3)

In this lesson we emphasize various points about the union of the Divine and human characteristics of Christ in the one Person, Jesus Christ the Son of God.

Marks of Cultic Departures (1 Tim 4:1-3)

We contrast Paul’s sublime teaching of the doctrine of Christ in 1 Tim 3.16 with the gritty reality of dealing with apostates in 1 Tim 4.1-3. The reality is that apostasy will constantly plague the church until Jesus comes. This passage identifies some characteristics of apostasy.

10.3.10 sermons

October 10, 2010

Wednesday:

Hosanna! Save Now! (Ps 118:1-29)

This psalm anticipates and "paints a picture" chorally of the coming of our Saviour to Jerusalem to save his people from their sins.

Sunday:

Yielding to God (Rm 6:13)

The third step of sanctification is presenting your whole self and all the individual parts of body, soul, personality and person to God as available for his service.

The Person of Christ Incarnate (2)

Today we finish looking at the attributes of Christ as God and summarize the attributes of Christ as man. We conclude by beginning to discuss some of the distinctions orthodox theology makes about how these two natures interact in one person.

Partaking Unworthily (1 Cor 11:27)

What does it mean to take part in communion unworthily? It is not the presence of sin in your life. It is not that you are worthy of partaking. It is not that you aren’t prepared. It isn’t even that you are sure you are saved.