Month: January 2017

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Lamentations 4 — Exiled No Longer

1 How the gold has grown dim, how the pure gold is changed! The holy stones lie scattered at the head of every street. 2 The precious sons of Zion, worth their weight in fine gold, how they are regarded as earthen pots, the work of a potter’s hands! 3 Even jackals offer the breast;...

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Scripture as Divine Revelation

True religion is based on divine revelation. We do not depend upon ourselves to know everything. God has made himself and his will known to us. In this lesson, we consider how Revelation serves as the principium (basic principle, foundation) of all true theology. We discuss different forms and modes of revelation as well as the...

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1 Samuel 28:3–25 — What More Can He Say?

3 Now Samuel had died, and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in Ramah, his own city. And Saul had put the mediums and the necromancers out of the land. 4 The Philistines assembled and came and encamped at Shunem. And Saul gathered all Israel, and they encamped at Gilboa. 5 When...

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Order of Worship for January 29, 2017

Morning 379 Lord Jesus Christ, Be Present Now (listen) 140 O Word of God Incarnate (listen) 94 How Firm a Foundation (listen) 384 Lord, Dismiss Us with Your Blessing (listen) Evening 382 God Himself Is with Us (listen) 365 Unless the Lord the House Shall Build (listen) 520 Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness (listen) 402...

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Bible History

In this lesson, we’re seeking to gain an understanding of the big picture of the Bible. We will cover an overview of biblical history as well as the chronology of the biblical books. But we’re also seeking to establish a framework for understanding the events. The bible is historical, but this is not bare history....

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1 Samuel 27:1–28:2 — Fleeing the Homeland

1 Then David said in his heart, “Now I shall perish one day by the hand of Saul. There is nothing better for me than that I should escape to the land of the Philistines. Then Saul will despair of seeking me any longer within the borders of Israel, and I shall escape out of...

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Order of Worship for January 22, 2017

Morning 38 Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise (listen) 727 Lead Me, Lord, Lead Me in Thy Righteousness (listen) 92 A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (listen) 529 Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (listen) Evening 19 Thee We Adore, Eternal Lord! (listen) 32 Great Is Thy Faithfulness (listen) 618 His Eye Is on the Sparrow (listen)...

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Introduction to the Bible

In this Sunday school course, we will study the nature of Scripture and what it means for the life of the Church. Beginning with the Bible’s own claims for itself, we will develop a doctrine of Scripture. We will also learn about the formation of the Bible and the transmission of the text through the...