I WILL LIFT UP MINE EYES “When my soul fainted within me, I remembered the Lord.” —Jonah 2:7 When my soul faints within me, I will remember my Lord. That memory is the best of medicines and anodynes. For instance, I will remember His promises. Those gracious words of His—every one of them His strong … Read more
Tune Return to the Psalter Page 1. Blest is he who loves God’s precepts, Who from sin restrains his feet, He who will not stand with sinners, He who shuns the scorners’ seat. 2. Blest is he who makes the statutes Of the Lord his chief delight, In God’s law, divinely perfect, Meditating day and … Read more
Tune Return to the Psalter Page 1. That man is blessed who fearing God, From sin restrains his feet, Who will not stand with wicked men, Who shuns the scorners’ seat. 2. Yea, blest is he who makes God’s law His portion and delight, And meditates upon that law With gladness day and night. 3. … Read more
Sabbath Keeping Richard Baxter’s, Directions for Sabbath Keeping Family life Listen to these lectures on Family Religion. Experiential preaching Dr. Beeke, Reformed Experiential Preaching Christian Education Rev. Shoeman & Koopman, Position on Christian Education The Mission of the Local Church Calvin Van Reken, The Mission of the Local Church
Read: Westminster Larger Catechism on the Sacraments. Questions 162-177. VanDellen & Monsma, Commentary, Articles 55-60.
Read: the CRC synod’s report on Worldly Amusements (below). Calvin Van Reken, Christians in the World (below) Horatius Bonar, Christ & the World Anne Bradstreet, The Vanity of Worldly Things (below) J. C. Ryle, World Conformity
The following are lectures by Dr. David Murray on Evangelism. Lecture #1 – Motivation Lecture #2 – Message Lecture #3 – Methods Bart Elshout’s course on Evangelism is here.
Read the following: Phil Johnson, Absolutely Not! Iain Murray, The Invitation System Watch the following videos: Are the Gospels Reliable? The DaVinci Code Stephen Meyer vs. Michael Shermer Ravi Zacharias, Homosexuality & Church membership The Emergent Church Sproul, Mohler, Ravi Seeker Sensitive, Sproul, Mohler, Ravi Evolution & Christianity, Sproul, Mohler, Ravi Life is Meaningless, Ravi Problem of Evil, Ravi
Read: VanDellen & Monsma, Church Order, articles 78-89. John Owen, Brief Instruction in the Worship of God, questions 41-53. Schaff & Hertzog, art. Church Discipline. (scroll about half-way down the page for the article) Family Visitation
Please listen to these lectures by Dr. Beeke: Lecture #1 Lecture #2 Lecture #3 Lecture #4 Consider also this chapter from Jeremiah Burroughs, Directions to Pastors.