Sanctification according to the Philadelphia Confession 1742

Note how this classic confession gives clarity to the teaching of sanctification: Chương 13 ‘1. Những người đã được ở trong Đấng Christ là những người đã được kêu gọi, đã được tái sinh, đã được có một… Read More

Sanctification according to the BF&M 2000

Here’s how one popular confession defines sanctification:   ‘Sanctification is the experience, beginning in regeneration, by which the believer is set apart to God’s purposes, and is enabled to progress toward moral and spiritual maturity through the presence… Read More

Earning versus effort: grace, justification, and sanctification

As Christians, we know we have responsibilities–love God, love one another, care for widows and orphans, forgive our enemies, share the gospel of Christ, make disciples, etc. But even as we put forth effort in the Christian life… Read More

Sin and God’s Children

“If you’re God’s child, when you sin, you can run toward God and not away from him, because all your sin is covered [forgiven] by the blood of Jesus.”   -Paul D. Tripp, New Morning Mercies, June 29… Read More

Operation World: Pray for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

ASIA Geography Area: 331,653 sq km Long, narrow country occupying the entire eastern and southern coastline of Indochina. Population: 89,028,741    Annual Growth: 1.15% Capital: Hanoi Urbanites: 28.8% HDI Rank: 116 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)   For… Read More

God alone is worthy of worship

“The desire for the love of another person is not wrong, but it must not rule your heart. A desire for even a good thing becomes a bad thing when that desire becomes a ruling thing. Good things… Read More