MoreaboutBerkouwer, see The Theology Of G C Berkouwer Concerning the confession ‘Credo Ecclesiam’ (I believe in the church), Berkouwer insists that the church’s objectivity is not subjectivized by the affirmation that “the only framework in which the Church can remain the Church of the Lord (is) the framework of faith, prayer, obedience and subjection” (The Church, p. […]Read more "I Believe in the Church"
Lord, You call us to belong to You. This is wonderful. It makes our hearts glad. You also call us to serve You. We’re not to remain what we were before we became Your redeemed people. We’re to be renewed – “beholding the glory of the Lord, we are being changed into His likeness from […]Read more "Lord, You call us to belong to You."
‘Serious reservations … must be voiced against the dominant position of the idea of revelation in theology, with its corollary that man’s essential predicament is his lack of knowledge … if the ignorance of man stands at the center, then the fact of revelation relieves that plight; but if man’s guilt is the problem, then […]Read more "Revelation and Reconciliation"
Lord, we love to hear Your promises of love. Sometimes, we need to hear Your words of warning. In Your warnings, we hear the voice of Your love. In Your love, You’re calling us back from a way that will do us great harm. You call us into a better way – the way of Your […]Read more "Lord, we love to hear Your promises of love …"
We read about Cain and Abel. We look beyond them to Christ. He offered Himself as the perfect sacrifice for sin. He is “the Passover Lamb.” He “has been sacrificed for us” (1 Corinthians 5:7). Jesus is “the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world” (John 1:29). We read here about […]Read more "Preaching the Word of the Lord – Genesis 4:1-16"
We thank You, Lord, for Your power. You are ‘mighty to save’. We thank You for Your love. You have shown Your ‘steadfast love’ to us. You have become our ‘Saviour’. ‘In Your love’, You have ‘redeemed’ us (Isaiah 63:1,7-9). What love You have for us – ‘God so loved the world that He gave […]Read more "We Thank You, Lord, For Your Power And Your Love."
Exodus 36:8-38 Teach us, Lord, that it’s not all about us. It’s not about getting ourselves noticed. It’s all about You. It’s about giving all the glory to You.Read more "Teach us, Lord, that it’s not all about us."