Tag Archive: The Gospel Coalition

Jun 23

Jared Wilson – Confession as Idle, Lustful Babbling: 5 Errors

The greatest temptation in Christian communities is to avoid confession altogether, to maintain the facade, the uneasy stasis of staying right near the surface and never getting too deep, too real, too honest with each other. But on the other side, another temptation, perhaps not as great but just as real, is what often happens …

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Jun 23

Ron Man – The Primacy of the Word in Worship

The Word of God is of supreme importance in the life of the Christian, containing as it does God’s revelation of his Person, his will and his ways. The Word needs to be pored over, ingested into one’s mind and heart, meditated on, and acted upon. It is a unique and precious repository of spiritual …

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Apr 05

Scott Redd – Christ Is Not Just Another Theme in the Old Testament

I am increasingly hesitant to use the phrase “finding Christ in the Old Testament” (or Pentateuch, Psalter, or Wisdom Literature, and so on). It seems to imply that the person of Christ is merely a theme among others to be mined from the Old Testament alongside other themes such as justification, resurrection, or the like. …

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Apr 03

Mark Dever – Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die?

Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to deliver us from the power and penalty of sin and bring us back to God. By his substitutionary atoning death, he alone redeems us from hell and gains for us forgiveness of sin, righteousness, and everlasting life. Please follow and like …

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May 06

David Morlan – See the Gospel of Luke from the Outside In

Studying the Bible with other believers can often have an insular effect that’s unhealthy and, according to Luke’s Gospel, unbiblical. From beginning to end in his Gospel, the Gentile physician spotlights the surprising work of the gospel in those thought to be “outsiders.” Luke articulates Jesus’ story as accessible to the unknowns, the outcast, the …

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