This past week, I shared the following links on social media and I think they’re worth sharing here too:
This distinction was embraced by the authors of the Heidelberg Catechism and it’s found in the Catechism. It’s part of our Reformed confessional heritage.
I have wondered the same as Mark Jones, especially in my own ecclesiastical backyard.
I’ve read Tim’s blog for longer than anyone else’s (maybe since 2003-2004). His writing, and his tips for writing, have always been helpful. I look forward to seeing Tim here in Tasmania for a conference we’re organizing from October 5-7 (see the Grace and Truth Conference Facebook page for more info).
According to Darryl Hart, Keller was “a pastor who read a lot, wrote a lot, and imagined on a metropolitan scale, but did so as a well-funded independent contractor. If Keller had done all that within the bounds and ties of a Presbyterian denomination, his influence and legacy would not be as big, but likely much more coherent.”
This is dreadful. Instead of helping a suicidal person get better, they want to help them kill themselves. Dreadful. Wicked. Their consciences must be seared.
FROM THE VAULT
Yes, the author of the Belgic Confession believed in purgatory. But not Roman style.