“Do Not Be Anxious”: A Reflection on Matthew 6:25-34

Just about everything in our lives is being affected by the pandemic - big things like holidays, weddings, etc.; and small and common things like family get-togethers, grocery shopping, etc. It is pretty standard, then, for each of us to be concerned about our own situation as well as for the situations of those around us whom we care about. But when this concern overwhelms us and consumes us, it can become a dangerous sinful spiral which can have a significant negative effect on our spiritual life.

True Calvinism is NOT Hyper-Calvinism

Hyper-Calvinism, is not biblical and is not what true Calvinists actually believe. One author has correctly called Hyper-Calvinism a rationalistic perversion of true Calvinism.

Amazing Grace: Irresistible Grace

The following is part of a series of blogs written for the Covenant Reformed Church website. In the simplest of terms the doctrine of irresistible grace, or better effectual calling, points to the clear biblical reality that┬áChristians cannot take credit for their salvation. Since we are totally depraved and totally unable to come to Christ … Continue reading Amazing Grace: Irresistible Grace

Amazing Grace: Unconditional Election

The following is part of a series of blogs written for the Covenant Reformed Church website. 'Election'... 'Predestination'... say these words to a room full of Christians and many of them┬ábegin to feel very uneasy, if not outright contempt. (Technically these are slightly different theological concepts, the latter being broader than the former, but we … Continue reading Amazing Grace: Unconditional Election