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The People’s Work: A Reformation Recovery

The People’s Work: A Reformation Recovery

This year we celebrate the 500 year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a theological movement that restored many biblical doctrines and emphases that had been lost or confused during the Middle Ages. Men like John Huss, Martin Luther, Ulrich Zwingli, Martin Bucer, John Calvin, Thomas Cranmer, and others recovered doctrines like justification by faith alone… Continue Reading

Advice on Reading the Bible in Public

Advice on Reading the Bible in Public

Charles Haddon Spurgeon said, A person who can read well is seldom met with now-a-days. The public reading of the Bible is oftentimes not worthy of it being called reading. There once lived a boy in the Highlands of Scotland who presumed to read a newspaper with a twang similar to that which characterised his… Continue Reading

Some Things to Consider Including in your Worship – Stand-alone Scripture Readings

Some Things to Consider Including in your Worship – Stand-alone Scripture Readings

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Some Things To Consider Including in Your Worship You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

I can’t imagine that readers of this blog attend churches where the Scriptures are┬ánever read during corporate worship. However, we may find that many attend churches where the reading of Scripture is not practicedas an end in itself. In many churches, the Scriptures are read simply before the sermon, or to preface the sermon, as… Continue Reading