Â Romans 5:12-21 (text); Genesis 2:15-17, 3:15; 1 Corinthians 15:22 May 3, 2015 (Pasig CRC) â€¢ April 26, 2015 (Trinity CRC) [wpdm_package id=’12513′] Dear Congregation of Christ: This may come as a surprise to you, but did you know that all representative types of government are based on covenant theology? A federal government such […]
Is there a Biblical connection between the â€œChristmas treeâ€ and the history of salvation in Christ?
This Advent season, I’m planning to start a Christmas series one week earlier, on November 18. There will be three sermons on a mini-series, “Christmas in Genesis.”
In 1 Thessalonians 4:3, Paul summarizes God’s will for us: â€œour sanctificationâ€ or holiness. In this regard, the Catechism says we are to â€œlive chastely and modestly, whether in holy marriage or single life.â€
I remember our younger days when our Lord’s Day practically started on Saturday evening. We all ironed our clothes and spit-shined our shoes. My mother prepared our meals for Sunday. There was no staying late on Saturday nights, because there were no malls, no computers, no video games, not even late-night parties.
We do not enter the eternal Sabbath based on our own faulty righteous works, but based on the perfect sacrifice and righteous works of Jesus our Great High Priest, through whom we “receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need” (Heb 4:14-16).