Monthly Archives: October 2012

Enjoying Peace and Waging War

For All the Saints by R.C. Sproul Jr.  Unity matters. However, so does diversity. Indeed unity and diversity unite in the very nature of God. God is three persons united in one essence. The world around us fails to see how God’s creation reflects … Continue reading

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Children of Promise

Children of Promise by Terry Johnson Which is more important, the unity of the church or its purity? To which are we to give preference: love or truth, fellowship or doctrine? The apostle Paul places great emphasis on unity: “Now you, brothers, … Continue reading

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The Church is One

The Church is One by R.C. Sproul In the seventeenth chapter of his gospel, the Apostle John recounts the most extensive prayer that is recorded in the New Testament. It is a prayer of intercession by Jesus for His disciples and for … Continue reading

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O.K., So Where Do We Draw the Line? (A Proposal)

Where and How Do We Draw the Line? by Kevin DeYoung “In essentials, unity. In non-essentials, liberty. In all things, charity.” Sounds nice, but which are which? Everyone wants to be unified in what really matters, to agree to disagree on what isn’t … Continue reading

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Unity, Liberty, and Love

In Essentials Unity, In Non-Essentials Liberty, In All Things Charity  by Mark Ross  Philip Schaff, the distinguished nineteenth-century church historian, calls the saying in our title “the watchword of Christian peacemakers” (History of the Christian Church, vol. 7, p. 650). Often attributed to … Continue reading

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Many Gifts, One Body

Many Gifts, One Body by Burk Parsons A few years ago I was given a month-long sabbatical to study in Wittenberg, Germany, the birthplace of the Protestant Reformation. While in Wittenberg, I stayed at the Evangelical Preacher’s Seminary, which shared the same … Continue reading

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The Disingenuous Faith of Religious Leftism

Joe Biden’s Religion: Catholicism or Leftism? By Dennis Prager In the vice presidential debate, the two candidates (Joe Biden and Paul Ryan), both Roman Catholics, were asked about their religious beliefs, how they impact the candidates’ political positions and specifically … Continue reading

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