Office Hours: Bob Godfrey On Public Worship And Sanctification

When we think about sanctification, that gracious, gradual renewal of believers by  through faith, which results in our gradual conformity to the image of Christ, we may first think of private prayer and worship. Those are important and even indispensable to Christian . . . Continue reading →

S. M. Baugh On The Pilgrim’s Prayer (pt 1)

Prayer is not as easy as it looks, especially when we are completely confused about those things for which we ought to ask. That was the situation in which the disciples found themselves. When they said to our Lord, “teach us how . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: The Pilgrim’s Prayer (2)

After the fall, believers wandered. They were pilgrims, looking for a another city whose builder and maker is God (Heb 11). They were looking for a heavenly city. Under the old, Mosaic covenant, believers were given colorful pictures of heaven and even the . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Sanctification And Virtue

One aspect of our new life in Christ to which modern evangelical and Reformed Christians have not always paid a great deal of attention is the matter of virtue. There are some good reasons for this. The medieval church came to think . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Sanctification And The Fruit Of The Spirit

If you’ve ever planted anything you did so because you hoped that what you planted would grow. When farmers plant seeds, they do so because the expect those seeds to die and to produce a new plant and from that plant new . . . Continue reading →