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Covenant of Redemption

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  The Bible speaks of a covenant that was made between God the Father and God the Son. This is suggested by passages such as Psalm 2:8-9, Isaiah 53:10-12; and Ephesians 1:3-14. Because this covenant is between two Persons of the Trinity, it is a mystery and very difficult for our finite minds to fully comprehend. ... Continue

Preparing for the Lord’s Supper

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Therefore I say, seeing we come to the Sacrament to be fed by His flesh, and refreshed by His blood, to be fed to an heavenly and spiritual life: and seeing there is no profit to be had at this table without some kind of preparation: therefore let no man ... Continue

Covenant Baptism

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One of the honours and privileges of being a pastor is the sacrament of Baptism. This morning I had the joy of baptizing two very sweet little girls into our congregation.   Many people have difficulty with the idea of covenant baptisms and the idea that children are a part of our covenant ... Continue

Of the Father’s Love Begotten

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        This year I have become particularly fond of both the melody and the words of the ancient hymn Of the Father's Love Begotten. So many of the carols sung at Christmas time contain very deep meaning. They give good, sound explanation of what the Bible teaches about the Lord Jesus Christ ... Continue

“Names and Issues” by Francis Schaeffer

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January 30, 2012 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Francis A. Schaeffer (1912-1984), the first man to be ordained into the then newly formed Bible Presbyterian Church. Providentially I was following Dr. Schaeffer's work before I became Presbyterian in doctrine and/or Bible Presbyterian in affiliation. Although he left ... Continue

A Strong Ministry

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The Great Western Presbytery of the BPC is preparing to ordain a young man to the ministry. Providentially I came across this rather lengthy quote this morning. It is from a lecture by Dr. J. Gresham Machen given to his students at Princeton Seminary. He spoke these words on March ... Continue

New Beginnings

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It's always interesting to start something new. You never know where you'll end up and you definitely learn a lot along the way. That is certainly true of my renewed efforts at trying to give our website a new, fresh image. It's good to try to be up to date, but ... Continue