Month: April 2016

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Psalm 26 — A Prayer for Justification

Of David. 1 Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. 2 Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind. 3 For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness. 4 I do...

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The Covenant of Grace

We conclude our Doctrine of Man series by exploring the Covenant of Grace described in detail in the Westminster Confession of Faith chapters 7 and 8. Download the handout

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1 Samuel 2:1–11 — None Other Like the Lord

1 And Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the Lord; my horn is exalted in the Lord. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation. 2 “There is none holy like the Lord: for there is none besides you; there is no rock like our God. 3 Talk no more...

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Order of Worship for April 24, 2016

Morning 103 Holy God, We Praise Your Name (listen) 157 None Other Lamb, None Other Name (listen) 162 Of the Father’s Love Begotten (listen) 478 I Love to Tell the Story (listen) Evening 58 O Splendor of God’s Glory Bright (listen) 48 O Lord Most High, with All My Heart (listen) 51 O Jehovah, Hear...

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Psalm 25 — In God We Trust

Of David. 1 To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. 2 O my God, in you I trust; let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. 3 Indeed, none who wait for you shall be put to shame; they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous. 4...

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The Imputation of Adam’s Sin

Sin is a covenant-historical reality. This is seen clearly when we consider the sustained analogy that Paul draws between the historical Christ and the first man, Adam. Adam’s original sin affects us all. But, we must ask precisely how this original sin is transmitted to Adam’s posterity. In this lesson, we explore the imputation of Adam’s...

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1 Samuel 1 — The Lord Remembers His Servant

1 There was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephrathite. 2 He had two wives. The name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other, Peninnah. And Peninnah had...

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Order of Worship for April 17, 2016

Morning 100 Holy, Holy, Holy! (listen) 98 Now Thank We All Our God (listen) 95 Though Troubles Assail Us (listen) 128 God Moves in a Mysterious Way (listen) Evening 40 God Is Our Refuge and Our Strength (listen) 469 How Sweet and Awesome Is the Place (listen) 727 Lead Me, Lord, Lead Me in Thy...

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Psalm 24 — The King of Glory

A Psalm of David. 1 The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein, 2 for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers. 3 Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? 4 He...

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Original and Actual Sin

Sin is any want of conformity unto or transgression of God’s law. We look at different theories of sin, the nature of original sin in the Garden of Eden, God’s threatened sanctions, and the origins of sin. Download the handout