God’s Perfection, Our Redemption

“My thoughts are not your thoughts…My ways are not your ways.”                                                                                                      Isaiah 55:8 I have used this verse many times to explain circumstances that haven’t made sense—I’ll bet...

How Does Sanctification Differ from Justification?

Over the last few weeks, there have been a number of posts in the Reformed blogosphere related to sanctification and good works. I won’t attempt to survey all the relevant posts, but the main ones include: John Piper’s Foreword to Tom Schreiner’s new book where Piper...
A Life of Repentance

A Life of Repentance

Repent vb : to turn from sin and dedicate oneself to the amendment of one’s life              A growing Christian’s life should be characterized by a pattern of repentance.   We may intellectually agree with this statement, but it is no small a thing to...