Question 2 of the Westminster Shorter Catechism asks, “What authority from God directs us how to glorify and enjoy Him?”
But the good news is that Jesus came to restore the relationship. And with the restoration of the relationship comes renewed purpose in life. For those who are in Christ, their primary purpose (even though we often forget it) is to bring glory to God, which was man’s purpose in the first place.
shares viewsAs part of ongoing training for the elders at my church, we have been reviewing the Westminster Confession of Faith along with the larger and shorter catechisms produced by the Westminster Divines. I have found the shorter catechism, in particular, very helpful as I study through (and try to memorize) the answers to the […]
Shame on me for not being diligent in checking my sources concerning the quote on politics that I wrongly attributed to C. S. Lewis. It turns out that C. S. Lewis didn’t write it even though the quote has been bouncing around the internet with attribution to Lewis. I deleted the post and will be […]
Christians are either engaged in preaching or will regularly hear preaching in their churches. While the following paragraphs are written with the intent of challenging preachers, those of us who listen to preaching can also be encouraged by them.
For the first time in my adult life, I don’t like either candidate that the major parties have put forward for the office of President of the United States. I see more harm than good coming from either candidate being elected to that office. I wish we could have a do-over for the primary elections, but alas we cannot.